Verizon New Jersey's
Communications Lifeline provides discounted telephone service to low-income residents and seniors. for information
and/or to receive an application contact: 1-800-427-9977 or log on to www.verizon.com/nj.
New Jersey Citizen Action Oil Group is a project of New Jersey Citizen Action, the state's largest independent
watchdog coalition. Formed in 1983 to provide heating oil consumers with an alternative to the high cost of heating oil, the
group uses group buying power to negotiate discount prices for members. Call 1-800-464-8465
or log on to: www.njcitizenaction.org for more information.
Need assistance with energy bills? NJ lifeline helps with gas
& electric bills for disabled or senior homeowners & renters with limited incomes. Call
1-800-792-9745 for more information.
Shares helps with gas and electric bills for people facing a temporary financial crisis. Call
1-866-657-4273 for more information.
New Jersey Comfort Partners helps low income households lower their gas and electric bills
through energy education, installing of energy efficient measures, and repair or replacement of heating and cooling equipment.
Contact 1-888-773-8326 for information.
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
is a program that helps you pay your heating costs. Applications are accepted from November 1 to March 31. Contact
Service Fund (USF) is a New Jersey program to help make energy bills affordable for low income customers.
Applications are accepted all year. for information, contact: 1-866-240-1347.
You can apply to both USF & LIHEAP with one application. You may be eligible for
both programs. If you sign up between Nov 1 & March 31, you will be applying for both LIHEAP & USF. During
the rest of the year, you can only sign up for USF. To find out where you can get and file an application, contact
1-800-510-3102. You can also get applications from the website of: www.energyassistance.nj.gov .