The following programs offer utility discounts for qualifying households:
California LifeLine is a state program that provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to eligible households.
L.A. DEPT. OF WATER AND POWER
LA Dept. of Water and Power offers various financial assistance and discount programs to qualifying households including a Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a Senior Citizen/Disability Lifeline Rate, and a Life Support Equipment Discount Program.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS
Southern California Gas Company offers various assistance programs including California Alternative Rates for Energy Program (CARE) which offers a 20-percent discount to eligible customers on their monthly natural gas bill; Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a federally funded energy assistance program that may help you pay your utility bill if you're income-qualified; and Medical Baseline Allowance Program provides additional natural gas at the lowest baseline rate for individuals with a serious health condition.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
Southern California Electric offers various assistance programs including California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) and Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) which provide monthly discounts on electric rates for low income household relief; the Medical Baseline Allowance Program offers financial assistance to those who require powered medical equipment.