Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden is pleased to announce that the agency has been awarded a grant from Atlantic City Electric Helping Hands, effective January 2017. This new partnership will assist those in financial need with their electric bills, allowing Catholic Charities to continue to carry out its mission to help the most vulnerable individuals and families in South Jersey.
The income guideline for the program will allow any Atlantic City Electric residential customer earning less than 400% of the federal poverty level to apply for a maximum grant of $200.
Additionally, the grant will subsidize other energy assistance available to Atlantic City Electric customers such as the Federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the NJ SHARES energy assistance program. Income eligible customers may benefit from Atlantic City Electric Cares in addition to other income eligible energy assistance programs.
If you are behind on your electric bills and need financial assistance, contact your local Catholic Charities offices for assistance: