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Having Trouble Paying Your Utility Bill in NJ? Find Help Here

Rockland Electric Company, and its utility company neighbors in New Jersey, are combining efforts this week of June 10 - 14 to help get the word out about the wide array of programs that are available to provide financial assistance to low- income families who are having difficulty paying their utility bills.

To further help raise awareness about these valuable resources, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) is designating June 10-14 as Utility Assistance Week.

Among those programs are:

If you are a New Jersey resident who received a Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) heating grant after October 1, 2023 and owe your electric company $300 or more, please call 800-510-3102 to request a “LIHEAP Emergency Grant.”

Up to $400 can be provided for non-heating electric costs and up to $1,000 can be provided for electric heating costs through the New Jersey LIHEAP program. If you have not applied for LIHEAP, please call the agencies below or apply online. The LIHEAP application deadline is June 30, 2024. Find more information about New Jersey’s utility assistance programs.

If you are need help in getting your Rockland Electric Company account back on track, please visit: There are many available assistance programs that can help you. Important phone numbers and website links are included on our website.

About Rockland Electric Company

Rockland Electric Company is a regulated electric utility that serves 73,000 customers in parts of Bergen, Passaic, and Sussex counties in New Jersey. Rockland Electric is a wholly owned subsidiary of Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., which in turn is owned by Consolidated Edison, Inc.