Energy Assistance Program
The utility moratorium on disconnections for all electric/natural gas has been extended through September 30, 2021. This includes non-PSE utilities like City of Blaine, Sumas Water & Light, Snohomish PUD, and OPALCO.
Coming soon! New programs designed to help with water/sewer bills or high balances on heating/electric bills!
Island: We are currently OPEN for scheduling appointments for summer 2021. Please call (360) 679-6577 ext 2130 to schedule an appointment or for more details.
Whatcom: We are currently OPEN for scheduling appointments for summer 2021 by phone on the Energy Line or online (see sidebar). For more information, call the Energy Line at 360-255-2192.
San Juan: LIHEAP assistance is open at our resource centers. NOTE: income guidelines have increased. Please contact your local family resource or community center to apply.
For a detailed update for our tri-county area, view Energy Scheduling Updates.
The Opportunity Council offers bill assistance to eligible households for their home heating and energy bills. Households must be income eligible to receive assistance. Depending on the time of year, we may help with the electricity, natural gas, propane, heating oil, and wood bills.