Texas Advocacy Center

LIHEAP: Fighting Poverty in Texas

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LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 1-877-399-8939
Website: www.tdhca.state.tx.us/ea.htm

LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
www.tdhca.state.tx.us/ea/docs/11-CEAPSubrecipients.pdf

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts
Website
1-888-606-8889

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Texas Utilities

Austin Energy
Low-Income Discount
The $6 service charge is waived for customers with persons living in the household who receive SSI, City of Austin Medical Assistance Program (MAP) or Aged, Blind and Disabled Medicaid. Eligible customers can also receive a 50% reduction on their residential City of Austin Drainage fee.
512-494-9400
www.austinenergy.com/Customer%20Care/

Central Power & Light
Lite-Up Texas
Effective May through August 2011, low-income customers are eligible for a summer discount. Households currently receiving Food Stamps or Medicaid will automatically be included in the program. Those with total household income of less than 125 percent of federal poverty guidelines may apply by calling 1-888-782-8477. You can fax or email a scanned copy of your program application to the administrator. The toll free fax number is 1-877-215-8018 and the address to email your scanned copy with all the backup information is liteuptexassupport@solixinc.com. More information and applications are available at the PUC website.
www.puc.state.tx.us/ocp/assist/liteup/index.cfm

El Paso Electric
Low Income Rider
Eligible customers will not be billed the Residential Service Customer Charge. Eligibility: Food Stamp recipient
915-543-5970 or email: customerservices@epelectric.com
www.epelectric.com/

First Choice Power
Lite-Up Texas
Effective May through August 2011, low-income customers are eligible for a summer discount. Households currently receiving Food Stamps or Medicaid will automatically be included in the program. Those with total household income of less than 125 percent of federal poverty guidelines may apply by calling 1-888-782-8477. You can fax or email a scanned copy of your program application to the administrator. The toll free fax number is 1-877-215-8018 and the address to email your scanned copy with all the backup information is liteuptexassupport@solixinc.com. More information and applications are available at the PUC website.
www.puc.state.tx.us/ocp/assist/liteup/index.cfm

Deposit waivers are available for seniors 62 and older.
866-469-2464

Reliant
Lite-Up Texas
Effective May through August 2011, low-income customers are eligible for a summer discount. Households currently receiving Food Stamps or Medicaid will automatically be included in the program. Those with total household income of less than 125 percent of federal poverty guidelines may apply by calling 1-888-782-8477. You can fax or email a scanned copy of your program application to the administrator. The toll free fax number is 1-877-215-8018 and the address to email your scanned copy with all the backup information is liteuptexassupport@solixinc.com. More information and applications are available at the PUC website.
www.puc.state.tx.us/ocp/assist/liteup/index.cfm

Reliant has a moratorium on disconnecting electricity service for low-income seniors, critical-care customers and other low-income residential customers who contact Reliant Energy and agree to a payment plan
Call 713-207-7777 or 866-222-7100

Waived residential customer deposits for senior citizens 65 and older.
Call 713-207-7777 or 866-222-7100

Low Income Deposit (LID) Program
Assists customers in the Centerpoint service territory to pay the deposit for their electricity service. Qualified customers include seniors aged 60-64 (deposit is waived for seniors 65 and above), families with children aged 6 years old or younger and disabled individuals. Call toll free at 866-735-4268 for assistance or contact one of the agencies below:
Harris County Social Services 713-696-7900
Ft. Bend Social Services 281-342-7300
Galveston County Community Action Council 409-762-8418

TXU Energy
Lite-Up Texas
Effective May through August 2011, low-income customers are eligible for a summer discount. Households currently receiving Food Stamps or Medicaid will automatically be included in the program. Those with total household income of less than 125 percent of federal poverty guidelines may apply by calling 1-888-782-8477. You can fax or email a scanned copy of your program application to the administrator. The toll free fax number is 1-877-215-8018 and the address to email your scanned copy with all the backup information is liteuptexassupport@solixinc.com. More information and applications are available at the PUC website.
www.puc.state.tx.us/ocp/assist/liteup/index.cfm

West Texas Utilities
Lite-Up Texas
Effective May through August 2011, low-income customers are eligible for a summer discount. Households currently receiving Food Stamps or Medicaid will automatically be included in the program. Those with total household income of less than 125 percent of federal poverty guidelines may apply by calling 1-888-782-8477. You can fax or email a scanned copy of your program application to the administrator. The toll free fax number is 1-877-215-8018 and the address to email your scanned copy with all the backup information is liteuptexassupport@solixinc.com. More information and applications are available at the PUC website.
www.puc.state.tx.us/ocp/assist/liteup/index.cfm

LIHEAP Administering Agency Contact

www.tdhca.state.tx.us/ea/docs/11-CEAPSubrecipients.pdf