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Helping Hands Energy Assistance Program presented by Atlantic Electric

Event Type: Education Program
Age Group(s): Adult, Family
Date: 4/7/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Description:
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The Helping Hands Energy Assistance Program is intended to provide an additional source of financial assistance to low-income customers of Atlantic City Electric (ACE) who are experiencing difficulty paying their electric bills.

Eligible customers may receive up to $200 in a 12-month period. Eligibity is determined by the non-profit organization. A residential customer’s household income cannot exceed 400% of the Federal Poverty Level. In some instances, residential customers with household incomes in excess of 400% of the Federal Poverty Level may be considered for a grant under the program in the event of extreme hardship, emergency or family crisis.

The Helping Hands Program is administered by the following non-profit organizations:
- People for People Foundation of Gloucester County - (856) 579-7561
- New Jersey Shares – (866) 657-4273
- Affordable Housing Alliance – (732) 389-2204
- Catholic Charities Diocese of Camden – (856) 342-4100

Questions regarding the Helping Hands program should be directed to the four organizations that administer the program.
Atlantic City Electric customers may also contact the Customer Care Department at 1-800-642-3780 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday for assistance with their electricity account.
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