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The Electrical Assistance Program provides income-eligible households with a discount on their electrical bill. Discounts are effective for one year after enrollment and can range from 8%-76%. An adult member of the household must recertify the account each year in order to remain eligible for assistance. Seniors age 65+ and on fixed income can be certified for 2 years at a time. Households may be qualified for both the Electrical and Fuel Assistance Programs at the same appointment.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Ages Served: All
  • Income Guidelines: Up to 200% FPG
  • Geographic Area: Belknap/Merrimack Counties
  • Program Cost: None
  • Other Requirements: Must have an account in the name of an adult member of the household

Fast Facts

  • Program operates all year round. Applicants may apply at any time
  • Appointment required for applicants
  • Electrical bill discount ranges from 8%-76%
  • Do not prescreen based on current income guidelines. Other resources may be available
  • Income guidelines are updated each February according to Federal poverty guidelines
  • Accounts on the program will not be penalized with late fees
  • In most cases, a deposit is not required

Locations – Call for an appointment at the center nearest you

Concord  - 603 225-6880 Franklin  - 603 934-3444
Laconia   - 603 524-5512 Meredith - 603 279-4096
Suncook - 603 485-7824 Warner    - 603 456-2207



Please contact EAP Coordinator by phone at 603 225-3295 ext. 1186 or email at eapcoordinator@bm-cap.org if you have questions about this information.