Energy Costs

State Fuel Assistance Program

The State Fuel Assistance Program is for participants heating with oil, other consumable fuel or electric heating. One family member must be aged 60 or over, or disabled. Proof of income, rent, and utility expenses must be presented at time of application.


Eversource customers who are struggling to keep up with energy bills can get assistance now by calling us at 800-286-2828 or visiting (

Connecticut Energy Assistance Program

The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program helps families pay for their heating and energy bills using Federal LIHEAP funding. Eligible applicants include those who receive cash from the State, food stamps or state administered general assistance, or whose annual household income is at or below 150% the federal poverty guideline.