City of Port Angeles
Low-income Rate Assistance
- Senior Energy Credit Program
Seniors 62 years of age or older may qualify for a 5-30% discount on their utility bill. Eligibility: income $21,000 or less; must apply for all available State and/or Federal energy related programs; must not live in subsidized housing and; must participate in available conservation programs.
- Low-Income Disabled Citizen Discount
Individually determined percentage of utility bill, based on income and number in household, is discounted. Eligibility: income at or below 125% of established poverty level; verification of disability and income; must apply for all available State and/or Federal energy related programs; must not live in subsidized housing and; must agree to renew application yearly.
360-457-0411 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Low-Income Energy Efficiency
- State general funds go to "Energy Matchmaker" program and are matched by local, utility and other funds. The funds were used to weatherize 1,291 low-income homes in FY 2002. Measures included attic, wall and floor insulation, weatherstripping and furnace modifications.
Contact: local community action agency.
Emergency Charitable Assistance
- Pass the Buck
Funded by voluntary donations and assists low-income city residents with their utility bills. The Olympic Community Action Council determines eligibility and assist recipients through a screening process.
Olympic Community Action Council 360-452-4726