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Bill Payment Assistance

​​Maryland

We want to share a few resources that can help you meet your energy needs.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)/ Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)*

  • This program provides assistance to low-income customers with their home heating bills
  • Payments are made to the fuel supplier and utility company
  • Applicants are eligible to apply for the MEAP program once at any time during the program year, July 1-May 31
  • Call 1-800-352-1446 or visit the Office of Home Energy Programs website

Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP)*

  • This program provides assistance to low-income customers for their electric bill
  • Customers may receive help that pays a portion of their current electric bill
  • Some EUSP participants may qualify for assistance with past-due electric bills as well as referrals to energy efficiency program
  • Call 1-800-352-1446 or visit the Office of Home Energy Pro​grams website

Utility Service Protection Plan (USPP)*

  • This program is designed to protect low-income families from utility shutoff
  • Customers who are eligible for assistance from MEAP may also be eligible for 
    participation in USPP
  • Customers receive an electric bill for the same amount each month throughout the year
  • Call 1-866-900-3637 or visit the Office of Home Energy Programs website

*The program is administered through the Maryland Department of Human Resources, Office of Home Energy Programs.

Washington Area Fuel Fund

Pepco customers with a disconnection notice or who currently have service disconnected can receive a grant up to $1,000 once a year through the Pepco Washington Area Fuel Fund Partnership administered by the Salvation Army. Prince George’s County residents can call 301-277-6103 and Montgomery County residents can call 301-515-5354 for assistance.

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