Help for Paying Your Electric Bills
A few extra days can make the difference between good credit and bad. When
you need just a bit more time to pay your bill, there's help.
We understand that sometimes your paydays and bill due dates do not match up,
and you need a few extra days to pay your utility bill. We will work with you on payment options that can help you fix things now, and keep them fixed in
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. The Salvation Army and our partners in this assistance program,
use money from the fund to help pay the electric bills of qualifying customers.
for a list of Power to Care agencies for Mississippi. To donate to the Power to Care,
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 information on how to apply for assistance, call 1-800-421-0762 or
visit the state Division of Community Services
Web site. For a list of LIHEAP agencies,
Utility Bill Payment Assistance Agencies
Financial assistance agencies available for customers to apply for assistance paying their electric bill.
United Way 2-1-1 program
2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that
connects individuals with resources in their community. Not sure where to find
help? 2-1-1 offers information on a number of services, including rent
assistance, food banks, affordable housing, health resources, child care,
after-school programs, elderly care, financial literacy, and job training
programs. Click here for
more information about the program.
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