Internet Assistance 

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the internet services they need for work, school, healthcare and more. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.

Visit the website below to check if you are eligible and start saving money now!

https://www.fcc.gov/acp 

 

Heating Assistance

The Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (formerly known as Fuel Assistance) provides eligible households with help in paying a portion of winter heating bills. View more info and apply at:

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/home-energy-assistance 

 

Utility Assistance 

Income-eligible customers may qualify for a discounted rate on electric services with National Grid. To be eligible, you must be a National Grid customer and already enrolled in an eligible benefit program such as:

  • SNAP
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • Public Housing
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Certain veteran related programs
  • Masshealth
  • Commonwealth Care Plan Types 1, 2 or 3A
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • AND MORE

To see if you are eligible and apply, fill out the Electric Discount Rate Application.

Certain customers may also be eligible for an Arrears Forgiveness Plan, based on income.  https://www.nationalgridus.com/MA-Home/Bill-Help/Arrears-Management-Program 

 

 

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