Energy Assistance

Energy and Heating Assistance is available to help low-income residents pay their heating and utility cost.

How to Apply

If you meet the income requirements in the table below, call or go online at 8:30 am on the first Wednesday of each month starting in November 2019.

If you have a Puget Sound Energy account, you may schedule an appointment online by visiting www.pse.com/help and clicking “Get Started”.

If you are not a Puget Sound Energy customer or have no way of applying online please call (360) 428-1011 to schedule your Energy Assistance appointment.

What to Bring to your Appointment

For you to receive assistance, you need to bring ALL the documents below. If you are missing documents, you will not be seen. 

  • Photo ID – for person coming to appointment
  • Social Security Card – for ALL household members
  • Proof of ALL income received for three (3) months prior to appointment – for ALL household members 18 and over
  • Proof of physical address – (Copy of a current bill with address)
  • Heating bill (e.g. Puget Sound Energy, Cascade Natural Gas)
  • 12 month usage history for Propane or Heating Oil customers only.

Additional Forms

Energy Tip

It is recommended that If someone is at home in the daytime, you should set your thermostat between 68- 72° F but if everyone is away from home in the daytime, or you’re asleep at night, you should set your thermostat between 62- 66° F.

Income Guidelines

If your income is less than the income shown below, you may be eligible for assistance.

150% of the Federal Poverty level

Household Size Net Income
1 $1,561
2 $2,114
3 $2,666
4 $3,219
5 $3,771
6 $4,324
7 $4,876
8 $5,429
9  $5,981
10  $6,534
11  $7,086
12  $7,639

200% of the Federal Poverty level*

Household Size Net Income
1 $2,082
2 $2,818
3 $3,555
4 $4,292
5 $5,028
6 $5,765
7 $6,502
8 $7,238
9  $7,975
10  $8,712
11  $9,448
12  $10,185

*Cascade Natural Gas customers only

Questions / Preguntas

For questions, please call Community Action at 360-428-1011.
Para preguntas, por favor llame a Community Action a 360-428-1011.