Do you need help paying your electric bill? There are several ways to get help, whether you have service from Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO), Pepco or another utility.
Several programs can help offset electric and other utility bills.
Local charities and faith-based organizations in communities throughout Maryland provide financial assistance, weatherization programs, financial support or a grant.
211 Maryland can connect you with a local organization that can provide electric bill payment assistance.
Call 2-1-1 and speak with a 211 specialist. They’ll help you find local energy assistance programs to help you with your electric bill.
You can also search “utility assistance” in the 211 database or learn more about the types of utility assistance available to Marylanders so you can apply for help.