Utility Assistance

UNITED WAY 211
Dial 211 or 513-721-7900
(Greater Cincinnati) (OH/KY/IN) Call and speak with a representative to find local resources based on your zip code

Brighton Center
859-491-8303
Provides assistance with food, clothing, rent, utilities, vision services.

C.A.R.E. Mission 
859-694-1222 
Provides assistance in a variety of areas including help with food, utilities, rent, medications, furniture, etc. Call to explain your situation. 

Community Action Kenton County
859-291-8607
Provides assistance with food, clothing, utilities, homeless persons, medical, emergency and weatherization. Eligibility from 100%-200% of poverty guidelines depending on program.

Community Action Boone County
859-586-9250
Provides assistance with food, clothing, utilities, homeless persons, medical, emergency and weatherization. Eligibility from 100%-200% of poverty guidelines depending on program.

Community Action Campbell County
859-431-4177
Provides assistance with food, clothing, utilities, homeless persons, medical, emergency and weatherization. Eligibility from 100%-200% of poverty guidelines depending on program.

Duke Energy Customers Tri-State area
513-762-5660
Do you have someone in the household that would require continued electricity? Apply for Duke's Medical necessity program. If someone in your household is reliant on electricity due to a medical condition you may qualify. Examples: Oxygen, nebulizers and so on. (Note: This process does require verification of medical condition from a licensed physician.)

Fiscal Court Campbell County
859-292-3838
Assistance with prescriptions, dental care (including dentures), hearing aids, medical bills, etc. for those who qualify; application process; emergency services available. Need photo ID.

Hamilton County CAA
513-569-1840 ext. 1031
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) may help pay part of your heating bills if you qualify as a low-income household. All households, who pay home energy costs directly or indirectly as a non-designated portion of their rent may receive benefits.

Holy Spirit
859-261-0818
Assistance with food, utilities, school supplies, thrift shop.

Hope Ministries
859-371-1887
Offers utility assistance

Ohio PIPP Plus (Cincinnati Area)
800-282-0880
Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP Plus) is an Ohio payment plan for income eligible utility customers. PIPP Plus customers pay a percentage of their income regardless of their monthly usage. This program is intended to make monthly payments more affordable on a year round basis.

Salvation Army (Cincinnati Area)
513-762-5660
Utility Assistance -HEAT Share Program 513-762-5636

Salvation Army (NKY Area)
859-491-5180
Utility Assistance

St. John's Church
859-431-5314
Offers utility assistance. Phone calls ONLY, they are in the office Wednesday and Friday until 10 a.m.
 
Vincent DePaul
859-341-3219
Offers utility assistance
 
United Ministries
859-727-0300
Utility assistance for Boone and Kenton county residents, only. (Excludes Covington)
 
United Christian Volunteers
859-727-4417
Provides assistance with rent, utilities, food, clothing.