Need help paying your PSE&G bill? For more information contact pseg.com/help
Low Income Programs:
Low income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP): apply now no later than April 30, 2018.
LIHEAP helps with winter heating bills, cooling and weatherization. Customers with a household income at or below income limits listed on table below can apply.
Universal Service Fund (USF)
USF helps make energy bills more affordable for low-income customers. If you’re income-eligible, you can receive from $5 to $150 per month toward your PSE&G bill. USF applications are accepted year-round. To find the agency in your county, call 1-800-510-3102 (7 days a week, 9:00am-9:00pm).
LIHEAP/USF Income Limits:
LIHEAP Household Size Monthly Gross Income
*Gross Income is income before taxes.
Note: For household sizes greater than 4, visit pseg.com/help
Moderate Income Programs:
Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE)
Customers may benefit from combined assistance (gas and electric) for up to $1,400/year towards their past due bill in a 12 month period. Customers must have a past due electric or gas utility bill and not currently by applying, receiving or have received LIHEAP and USF in the past year. Also, customers must meet the annual income requirements listed in the chart below. To apply for PAGE, call 1-855-465-8783 to locate the agency in your county or apply online at njpoweron.org. PAGE applications are accepted year-round.
PAGE Income Limits:
Household Size 1 2 3 4
Min. Gross Annual Income $24,132 $32,496 $40,860 $49,212
Max. Gross Annual Income $57,307 $74,940 $92,573 $110,207
For additional program guidelines, visit njpoweron.org. PAGE is available year-round.
NJSHARES (NJS) : 1-866-NJSHARES (657-4273)
Customers with a household income higher than LIHEAP or USF income limits and lower than the NJS income limits may apply. Visit njshares.org to apply online and for income limits. NJS is available year-round.
To qualify for PAGE or NJS, you must:
*have a balance on your PSE&G bill
*meet income eligibility and program guidelines
*have a history of ‘good faith’ payments
For additional program guidelines, visit pseg.com/help or pseg.com/ayuda.
To pick up an application for LIHEAP/USF and PAGE, visit a PSE&G customer service center listed on your bill.
Payment Assistance Program for Seniors and Disabled Adults:
NJ Lifeline Credit Program
Lifeline helps senior customers who are at least 65 years old or disabled customers who are at least 18 years old and receiving Social Security Title II Disability with a $225 utility bill credit.
The Lifeline income limits (not the household income) for 2018 will be less than $27,189 for a single person and less than $33,334 of combined income for a married couple. Lifeline applications are accepted year round.
PSE&G Programs and Services:
Equal Payment Plan (EPP)
The EPP lets you pay the same amount month for your PSE&G bill. You pay for the exact amount of energy you use but the total cost is spread equally throughout the year.
Third Party Notification Service
Are you concerned that an aging, ill or disabled family member could overlook a PSE&G bill payment? PSE&G’s Third party Notification service will notify you if a loved one’s bill is late.
Disclaimer: this information was just sent to me from PSE&G and is directly from a pamphlet from PSE&G. Please call the above numbers for more information.