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Utility Assistance

KCPLEconomic Relief Pilot Program – To qualify, applicant must reside in Missouri and reside in home and be the person responsible for paying the bill.  The family’s gross income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty guideline.  Applicant must be current on bill, or have a payment arrangement on KCP&L account.  Funding is limited and distributed on a first come, first serve basis.  Approved applicants may receive up to $65 towards electric bill for up to 12 months.

Atmos Energy Sharing the Warmth Program – Winter heating bill payment assistance for the elderly, the disabled and families in need for customers of Atmos Energy.  This service is provided in cooperation with The Salvation Army.   Applicants may receive assistance three times per year for no more than $200 each time on a first come, first served basis.

Midwest Customers Care – Qualifying Midwest Energy customers must have a household income less than 200% of the federal poverty guideline and may not receive more that $200 per heating season.  Assistance is available from November 1st through the end of April or when the funding is exhausted, whichever comes first.  To apply for energy assistance, please call The Salvation Army at 1-816-756-5392 and select option #3, and tell them you are a Midwest Energy Customer.

Kansas Gas Service Share the Warmth – Winter heating aid program for people residing in 82 counties served by Kansas Gas Service.  This service is provided in cooperation with The Salvation Army.  The program is primarily designed to help low income KS residents with home heating expenses.  The Salvation Army uses donations to make payments directly to the utility or fuel supplier on behalf of the person receiving assistance.  Funds are awarded as a one-time grant annually, up to $300, on a first come, first served basis.

Eligibility – Must live in one of the 82 counties served by Kansas Gas Service, must be the primary account holder and resident on the utility bill, income at or below 200% poverty level.  Do not need to be a Kansas Gas Service Customer, do not need to use natural gas to heat home.

Download the Kansas Gas Service Application here.

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