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Schuylkill United Way
Description of Service
Designed to assist low-income individuals pay for needed utility services, pending the availability of program funding.
Administers the following programs:
Ontrack: program is designed to lower a customer's monthly payment while PPL forgives a portion of the back debt upon compliance with the program. Proof of income required. Must not exceed 150% of the poverty guidelines.
Operation Help: For individuals with special hardships in paying their energy bills. Funds are provided by PPL which requires the family be a PPL customer and have an income under the 200% of the poverty guideline. Program requires the family is in an emergency situation and nearly out of heating fuel. Family is asked to provide a co-pay of a $100.00 money order and Schuylkill Community Action will cover the difference charged by the fuel company for a minimum delivery.
Electric deposit waiver program: For those under 200% of the poverty guidelines.
UGI CAP and Operation Share: Help with past due gas utility bills. Income must not exceed 150% of the poverty guidelines. Must have income and be an active UGI customer.
Contact the office for an appointment. Family must come to the office for a face to face meeting in order to receive assistance.