Financial Assistance 

Do you have trouble paying your South Jersey Gas billing statement on a regular basis? Below are financial assistance options for residential customers who may need help paying their natural gas billing statement. 

Universal Service Fund

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities created the Universal Service Fund program to help low-income households pay for electric and natural gas service. Under the USF, eligible New Jersey customers pay no more than 6% of their income for their natural gas and electric service combined. The USF program is administered by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

For more information about USF, please see the link below, or call one of the following numbers:  
USF/LIHEAP Hotline: 866-240-1347

Universal Service Fund

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps elderly, disabled and low-income New Jersey residents pay their energy billing statements. Payments vary depending on your income, household size, fuel type and heating region. 

For more information, please see the link below or call 800-510-3102


Lifeline Assistance Program

Lifeline is a utility assistance program that offers $225 to persons who meet the eligibility requirements of the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled program or who receive Supplemental Security Income.

To enroll for Lifeline see the link below or call 800-792-9745



NJ Shares assists income-eligible households in paying their energy, telephone and water billing statements. New Jersey SHARES provides relief to people who are not eligible for other types of assistance. 

For general information about NJ Shares see the link below or call 866-657-4273 


Donate to NJ SHARES

New Jersey residents who wish to help their less fortunate neighbors pay their energy billing statements may do so by making a tax-deductible donation to NJ SHARES. 

For more information and to donate online, please see the link below

Donate to NJ SHARES

NJ Comfort Partners

NJ Comfort Partners is a free energy saving and energy education program for qualified low income customers. The program helps you save energy and money and helps make your home more energy-efficient.

For more information about NJ Comfort Partners see the link below or call 888-773-8326

NJ Comfort Partners

Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE)

The PAGE energy assistance program benefits homeowners and renters who are NJ residents; have not have received USF in the past 6 months or HEA within the last heating season, facing a crisis situation that includes a documented notice of overdue payment for gas and/or electric service, and have a past history of making regular payments towards their utility billing statements. 

For more information, please see the link below or call 732-982-8710


Catholic Charities

Catholic Charity's Financial Assistance program assists people of all backgrounds and religions who may need help paying billing statements to avoid a disconnection of services.

For more information, please see the link below or call 856-342-4100​

Catholic Charities

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