These programs offer the help you need.
Find Helpful Payment Assistance Programs
Many in our community are faced with economic hardships. Answer a few simple questions and we’ll suggest financial assistance programs that could be a good fit for you.
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Behind on Your Bill? Explore These Payment Plans
The CARE Program
Pay Off Your Balance on Your Own Schedule
Finding it hard to make your payments on time? With a payment arrangement, you can pay off your balance little by little on a schedule that best fits you.
How it works:
First, you put an initial down payment towards your balance. Then, the rest of your balance is split between even payments over time. Payments can be made weekly, bi-weekly and monthly.
Eligibility, payment amounts and length of the payment arrangement plan depend on these factors:
The Budget Plan
Consumers Energy partners with several agencies across the state who provide energy assistance. Check your income below to see if you’re eligible for an energy assistance program.
Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPL):
|Number of Household Members||110% FPL
|For each additional person add||$5,654||$643||$857|
* Some non-profit agencies might provide assistance to households with a higher income level. Please contact the agency for details.
Michigan Energy Assistance Program
Bureau of Community Action and Economic Opportunity
Or contact your local
Community Action Agency
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