Atlanta Gas Light Suspending Disconnections in response to COVID-19 crisis

Mar 22, 2020 | COVID-19: Utility Rate Payer Assistance Response

In response to the financial impact of COVID-19, on March 18, 2020 Atlanta Gas Light moved to suspend service disconnections until April 13, 2020. For more information on the COVID-19 service disconnection suspension please visit the official press release on Atlanta Gas Light.

Atlanta Gas Light wants to remind rate payers that they can contact their retail natural gas marketer or visit atlantagaslight.com for more information on financial assistance or available payment programs.  Additionally the company has shared the following local hardship assistance programs that can assist rate payers with financial impacts of COVID-19.

United Way
Call United Way for a referral to assistance programs by dialing 211 from anywhere within the state.

LIHEAP
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded energy assistance program that helps low- and fixed-income families meet their energy needs during the heating season. Eligibility is based on several factors, including fuel type, geographic region, household size and income. Call 404-657-3426 or 877-423-4746.

Credit Counseling
If you or someone you know is having trouble paying bills, reach out to ClearPoint, a national, nonprofit credit counseling agency at 800-251-2227 (866-559-8198 for Spanish) or visit ClearPoint’s website at clearpoint.org.

Senior Citizens Discount Program
Customers 65 years of age or older who have a total annual combined household income of $25,520 or less are eligible for up to a $14 monthly discount on their base charge. Natural gas service must be in the customer’s name to be eligible. Get the online application through our website at atlantagaslight.com.

Other Local Assistance:

H.E.A.T.
Heating Energy Assistance Team
678-406-0212 (option 1)
info@heatga.org | heatga.org

Project Share of the Salvation Army
800-257-4273
salvationarmyatlanta.org/project-share

St. Vincent DePaul Society
770-458-9607
svdpgeorgia.org 

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