help with utilities
Find utility bill assistance for low-income families. There are a number of places listed below that offer financial help with electric, utility, water or heating bills. There are government programs, charities, non-profit organizations and even resources offered directly by utility companies. Get grant money to pay electric or energy bills, find places to apply for emergency hardship funds, and get assistance paying for a deposit to reconnect utility service.
Interfaith Charities of South Lee
Provides financial assistance with past due utility bills.
17592 Rockefeller Circle, Fort Myers, FL
(239) 267-3510 Heating/Utility Costs
Salvation Army Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties
Provides assistance with utility payments.
10291 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Bonita Springs
Helps with utility payments.
28360 Beaumont Road, Bonita Springs, FL
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity - Statewide
Administers the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in Florida.
Utility Cost Assistance - National
Information on government benefit programs and accessing programs to assist with utility costs, including heating and cooling, phone and internet, and weatherization and home repair.
Comprehensive List of Resources
Website: Local Resources - NAMI Lee, Charlotte and Hendry Counties