Utility Assistance

Do you need assistance paying your gas or electric bill? We may be able to help you. This program provides assistance once every year and is available to residents of Kings County. Funding is limited, and program restrictions apply, so please call to see if you qualify for this program.

REQUIREMENTS, AND WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU 

  • Valid Picture Identification
  • Valid Social Security Card
  • Proof of Residency
  • Both CURRENT electric and gas bills
    • All pages
    • Person applying must be authorized on the bills and reside in home
    • Proof of income for last 30 days for everyone in the home.
    • Income must be dated in consecutive order 

If you have any questions regarding these weatherization programs or are interested in scheduling an appointment please call (559) 415-7215.

 

Weatherization

Are you interested in lowering the cost of your utility bills?
We can help through the Weatherization Program. The main goal of this program is to reduce energy cost and make your home more energy efficient. Program restrictions apply, so please call to see if you qualify for this program.

The Weatherization Program services can include (if applicable): 

  • Carbon Monoxide testing of combustion appliances (e.g. gas furnaces, gas water heaters, gas stoves, gas dryers)
  • Carbon Monoxide alarm installation
  • Energy conservation education
  • Instruction on How/When to use appliances efficiently
  • Repair or replacement of furnace
  • Installation of energy efficient appliances
  • Replacement of refrigerators 
  • Replacement of microwave ovens 
  • Miscellaneous Services: caulking, cover plate   gaskets, glass replacement, weather stripping, cooler vent covers, faucet restrictors, low-flow shower heads, water heater blankets, water heater pipe wrap, compact fluorescent lamps/light bulbs, storm windows.

REQUIREMENTS, AND WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

  • Picture ID
  • Valid Social Security Card
  • Proof of residency
  • Income Verification
  • Check stubs (must be for one month and current within six weeks of the application intake date).
  • Current gas and electric bills 
  • Other documents might be required
  • * For example, proof of home ownership or rental agreement

If you have any questions regarding these weatherization programs or are interested in scheduling an appointment please call (559) 415-7244.

 

Toilet Replacement Program

The purpose of the Toilet Replacement Program (or TRP) is to remove toilets that use too much water and replace them with low flow toilets. The goal is to reduce water wastage and encourage energy efficiency. There is a two toilet per home maximum on this program. Program restrictions apply, so please call to see if you qualify for this program. 

REQUIREMENTS, AND WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

  • Valid Picture Identification Card
  • Proof of address for program verification
  • Valid Social Security Card
  • Proof of residency
  • Current Income (Past 30 Days)
  • Toilets must be over 1.6 gallons per flush

If you have any questions regarding these weatherization programs or are interested in scheduling an appointment please call (559) 415-7244.