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October 15
Wake Expands Energy Assistance for Limited Time
Wake County has received $1.6 million from Duke Energy Progress to provide assistance to low-income customers in paying their electric bills. The County is required to distribute this money by June 2016.
Low-income Duke Energy Progress customers who need help paying their electric bill or deposit to connect their electric service may apply at the following Wake County Human Services (WCHS) locations. Applicants need to provide the bill, photo identification of applicant, and Social Security numbers and income for all people in the home.
Location Hours of Operation Phone Number
Swinburne Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m. 919-212-7000
Southern Regional Center Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m. 919-557-2501
Northern Regional Center* Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m. 919-562-6300
Eastern Regional Center* Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m. 919-404-4028
*Select locations will be accepting applications starting in mid-November.
Duke Energy was required to give a one-time contribution to agencies that provide energy assistance to low-income customers. This program is in addition to the Low Income Energy Assistance Program and Crisis Intervention Program.
For more information, call WCHS Energy Program at 919-212-7000 or learn more here.





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