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Senior Service Council Escondido: Offers assistance to low income Escondido residents who may qualify for assistance through these programs sponsored by SDGE. Please contact the appropriate SDG&E contact listed below.
Need Help with your Energy Bill?
SDG&E has several assistance programs to help lower your monthly energy bill while keeping your home comfortable
- California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program: Save 30% or more every month on your bill. Eligibility is based on participation in certain public assistance programs, or household income and how many people live in your home. See SDG&E/CARE
- Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) program: If you don’t qualify for CARE, you may for FERA. You could receive a 12% discount on your energy bill. FERA is only open to households with three or more people See SDG&E/FERA
- Medical Baseline: This program has helped over 30,000 people, who have a qualifying medical need ot medical device, to lower their energy cost. Household income isn’t a qualifying factor. See SDG&E/Medical Baseline
- Energy Savings Assistance (ESA): You may receive free energy-saving improvements for your apartment, condo, house or mobile home; such as lighting, furnace repair, weather-stripping, attic insulation and select appliance like a refrigerator. See SDG&E/ESAP