Utility Assistance

Description: Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are at risk for having their utilities shut off; offer discounted utility services; provide disconnection protection; arrange for notification regarding pending disconnection; make available special services such as large print utility bills or levalized energy bill payment arrangements which support people's ability to make their payments; or supply wood, propane, butane or other fuel for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them. (AIRS BV-8900)

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Billings, MT

Address: 1824 1st Avenue North
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-259-2269
Fax: 406-259-7940
Services Provided: Provides assistance for basic needs; food, free clothing, rental and utility assistance, help for essentials, prescriptions, in-town gasoline and other needs when funding is available. NO FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 11/25/2014

Butte, MT

Organization Name: Action Inc.
Address: 25 W. Silver
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406-533-6855
Toll Free Phone: 800-312-1325
Languages Spoken: English
Wheelchair Accessible: yes
Services Provided: Utility Assistance, Section 8 Housing, Rapid Rehousing, Clothing Assistance, Holiday Programs- Mining City Christmas, Job Training programs, youth programs
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 3/14/2018

Great Falls, MT

905 First Avenue North
P.O. 2289
Great Falls, MT 59403
Phone: 406-761-0310
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Organization Name: Opportunities Inc.
Address: 905 First Avenue North
P.O. 2289
Great Falls, MT 59403
Phone: 406-761-0310
Toll Free Phone: 800-326-0955
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Services Provided: Energy Assistance serving these counties:
Cascade
Chouteau
Glacier
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 12/9/2018
2522 Vaughn Rd
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-216-3055
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Organization Name: Weatherization
Address: 2522 Vaughn Rd
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-216-3055
Fax: 406-216-3055
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Eligibility: Priority given to elderly and handicapped and is based on Low Income Energy Assistance guidelines.
Services Provided: Program weatherizes homes for conservation of energy and reducing heating costs.
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 12/9/2018
426 Central AVE West
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 406-761-0111
Address: 426 Central AVE West
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 406-761-0111
Services Provided: *Food basket
*Rental assistance
*Utility assistance
*Clothing
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 8/28/2018

Kalispell, MT

PO Box 8300
Kalispell, MT 59904
Phone: 406-752-6565
Address: PO Box 8300
Kalispell, MT 59904
Phone: 406-752-6565
Toll Free Phone: 800-344-5979
Email: info@capnwmt.org
Languages Spoken: English
Eligibility: CAPNM serves Flathead, Lake, Lincoln and Sanders Counties
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: CAPNM is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency with the overall mission to provide services and advocacy to alleviate poverty, improve lives and strengthen our communities. Services include Energy Assistance, Home Weatherization, Housing Assistance and Employment Training programs.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 3/28/2018

Missoula, MT

1801 S. Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-728-3710
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Organization Name: Human Resource Development Council
Address: 1801 S. Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-728-3710
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Eligibility: Families that exceed the income eligibility requirements for LIEAP. LIEAP recipients may become eligible for Energy Share after LIEAP benefits have been exhausted. Persons who have received Energy Share benefits previously and not repaid the loan should call to determine if they are eligible for additional benefits. Ten year benefit limit $700.
Services Provided: Energy Share is a statewide, non-profit organization which provides emergency energy assistance for heating or lights in the form of a loan/grant to Montanans who are experiencing hardship circumstances and have pending utility shut off, and have exhausted other possible resources. Assists with utility deposits. Direct Missoula, Ravalli County and Mineral County residents to contact the Missoula HRC. Additional Info: Energy Share may be awarded for fuel bill obligations (in event of shut-off) and emergency repairs. Funds may also be awarded to assist in the cost of repairing a homeowner's furnace. Rachel Haberman, Executive Director of Energy Share of Montana. Address: 3117 Cooney Drive, Suite 102, Helena, MT 59602, 1-888-779-7589
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 8/31/2018
1801 S. Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-728-3710
Organization Name: Human Resource Development Council
Address: 1801 S. Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-728-3710
Fax: 406-728-7680
Eligibility: Homeowners & renters. 150% poverty- Federal Poverty Guidelines. Limits on liquid/business resources. Apply 10/1 - 4/30. Persons whose rent is subsidized & includes their heating costs are not eligible for standard energy assistance benefits but may be eligible for food stamp utility benefits and a determined modified benefit.
Services Provided: Help with winter primary heating/energy/utility costs. October 1 through April 30. Emergency assistance to home owners experiencing problem with primary heating source. Can assist clients in converting to lower cost heating source. Eligible households can receive low-cost weatherization materials each year. Additional Info: LIEAP recipients are automatically eligible for weatherization program, but are prioritized on a list. Special consideration given to applicants with high energy consumption. Eligible homeowners experiencing problems affecting primary heat source may contact the Human Resource Council. www.humanresourcecouncil.org

Website: www.hrcxi.org
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 8/31/2018