Help for Paying Your Electric Bills
When your income won’t stretch any further, there’s help. Programs are available for both emergency bill payment assistance and long-term relief.
Utility Bill Payment Assistance Agencies
Agencies available for customers to apply for assistance paying their electric bill.
The Power to Care
Entergy, its employees and its customers regularly contribute to The Power to Care, a special fund that provides emergency utility assistance for elderly and disabled customers. Inquiries on applying for The Power to Care should be directed to the New Orleans Council on Aging (NOCOA). To donate to the Power to Care, click here.
The LIHEAP Program
LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) is a program that provides money to help individuals with energy bills and other energy-related expenses. LIHEAP is funded through the federal government and works with the community action agencies to help customers pay for and keep electric service in their homes. For more information on how to apply for assistance, call 1-888-454-2001.