The Arizona division of Southwest Gas provides customers across the state with payment plans, energy conservation measures, and information as well as referrals to government financial assistance for paying utility bills, such as LIHEAP and weatherization. Resources are available to help with paying bills and avoiding disconnection. There are also programs available to help people save money on their bills by making their homes more energy efficient.
Resources administered by Southwest Gas
Arizona residents can explore options to help them save money on their energy bill, including the Deferred Payment Program, Conservation, and the Pledge to Energy Share.
The Deferred Payment Program is for people who are struggling financially and have unpaid bills. The program allows customers more time to pay their expenses. The bills are still due, but they can be repaid over multiple months. If a customer is having trouble paying their gas bill, they can reach out to Southwest Gas for help. This way, their service won’t be cut off. A company representative will help connect individuals to extra assistance programs in Arizona that are available from non-profit organizations and the government.
The Pledge to Energy Share program allows people who are low income, disabled, or seniors to donate money to help pay for their energy costs. This resource is supported by local businesses and individuals within the service area. All of the donations given to Energy Share are used to help people in need throughout Arizona. Your contribution can be deducted from your taxes.
This is a fund which provides cash assistance to low income people who are in a crisis or have an unexpected financial hardship. This means that something unexpected has happened that requires your immediate attention. It helps low-income families struggling to pay their electricity bills. The Salvation Army administers the Energy Share program, which provides financial assistance to low-income families who are struggling to pay their electricity bills. They are responsible for receiving applications and distributing money.
The Southwest Gas Low-Income Energy Conservation Bill Assistance Program is for low income families who are struggling to pay their bills. This can also help prevent families from endangering their health by not using necessary appliances safely, such as water heaters, air conditioners, or furnaces. Customers can learn how to save money on energy costs by making some basic improvements to their homes or heating and cooling equipment.
The Low Income Energy Conservation Program offers free weatherization materials, energy audits, reviews of customers’ homes, conservation tips and education to help people save money on their energy bills. The goal of the service is to make low-income homes more energy-efficient and safe.
Federal government utility bill help and state of Arizona government aid
This means that the government will help pay for some or all of your energy bill if you meet certain requirements. This assistance is typically in the form of a grant or subsidy.
The Arizona Home Energy Assistance Fund is a program that provides financial assistance to low-income households to help pay for energy costs. The program is run by Community Action Agencies, which are all non-profit organizations. The program helps people who have trouble paying their gas bills. Other parts of it include learning about money, getting help with a job, help with taxes, and getting help with food, clothes, a place to live, and saving energy.
The Arizona and Southwest Gas Conservation Program will help people save energy in their homes and apartments. There are many different ways to save energy and conserve resources that low income-qualified customers can take advantage of for free. -> The most vulnerable people are the focus. There are a number of things that can be done in order to make a home more energy efficient, such as repairing windows, caulking, weather-stripping, and repairing ductwork. The Weatherization Assistance Program is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy and state and local governments that provides weatherization services to low-income families.
Arizona Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance (LIRA) can help reduce your natural gas bill by up to 30%. It runs from November 1 to April 30. The service is only available to customers who live in a house or an apartment. Southwest Gas can confirm your household’s assets, income and eligibility as part of the application process. Customers need to reapply every two years.
Applying for help from Arizona Southwest Gas
The customer service number provides information on payment plans, grants and other services. The goal is to keep power on for low-income customers of Southwestern Gas in Arizona. Call 877-860-6020.