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As of: 2:39 PM, 7/24/21

One Time Assistance Programs

If you need immediate help to catch up with your utility bills, explore the programs below.

State Emergency Relief (SER)


State Emergency Relief (SER), is available year-round, to assist income qualified households with a heat or electric past due notice, shut-off notice, or need for deliverable fuel.

Use the green button to apply online.

If you need help with your application, call 2-1-1 to connect with an agency that can assist you.

Michigan 2-1-1 Program


Supported by the United Way, 2-1-1 is a free service linking people with information or agencies for help with energy assistance and other needs. Calls are confidential and answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If you have questions about utility payment relief and assistance programs, call 2-1-1 or click the green button.

Home Heating Credit (HHC)


If your income is at or below 110% of the federal poverty level, you may apply for a Home Heating Credit for the 2020 tax year to help pay winter heating bills (includes rented apartments and mobile homes).

Even if your income does not require you to file taxes, you can still apply for this credit. In January 2021, you will find the Home Heating Credit Claim form (MI-1040CR-7) wherever other tax forms are provided.



Call 2-1-1 if you need assistance filling out the claim, to connect with a local certified tax professional - at little or no cost to you.