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The Pennsylvania Department of Human Service will be holding a Public Hearing on the LIHEAP 2019 Proposed State Plan on Thursday, July 5 from 10am to noon at the Free Library Montgomery Auditorium, 1901 Vine Street in Philadelphia. Please...
Energy
Philadelphia Water wants to raise your bill. Voice your opinion at one of these hearings, and find out more information below. Monday, April 16,10:00–12:00p.m. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 Tuesday,...
Energy
Are you having trouble paying your electric, gas, or water bills? We may be able to help! Utility Clinic March 29, 2018 10 AM – 1 PM Community Legal Services North Philadelphia Law Center 1410 W Erie Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19140 Come...
Energy
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) opens today. LIHEAP grants can be used to help pay a home heating bill, to prevent a utility shut off, or to get service restored. LIHEAP also provides emergency home heater repair...
Energy
Come SPEAK OUT About PECO’s Prepaid Electric Meter Plan                                       PUBLIC HEARINGS TO BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 24 Center CityApril 24, 10am - 12pm The Betsy Ross Room 801 Market Street (enter on 8th...
Energy
Learn more and speak out about the proposed rate increase!  
Energy
Despite calls from consumer and low income advocates to significantly amend Chapter 14 of the Public Utility Code in 2014, Pennsylvania lawmakers continued to permit utility companies to terminate and deprive low-income customers of life-...
Energy
Today, water affordability legislation passed unanimously in Philadelphia City Council. CLS proudly supports this groundbreaking legislation, sponsored by Councilwoman Quiñones Sánchez, to establish income-based, affordable water bills for...
Energy
The LIHEAP program opens November 2, 2015 and is expected to close April 2, 2016, subject to earlier or later closing depending on funding. Different components of LIHEAP are: 1.  LIHEAP Cash:  Pays at least $100 to help with a heating...
Family Advocacy
Community Legal Services’ Energy Unit is pleased to announce that on July 8, 2015, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved a new PECO CAP redesign that will provide significantly more affordable bills for our low-income clients. ...