Energy Assistance

There are currently two programs that help lower-income Vermonters afford energy for their homes:

  1. For Green Mountain Power Customers
  2. For Vermont Gas Customers

If you have questions or need help applying:

  • Call the Economic Services Division at 1-800-775-0516.
  • Vermonters aged 60 and older may also call Vermont's Senior Helpline at 1-800-642-5119.  

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Emergency Housing During The Winter: every November, we post procedures for approving emergency housing during cold weather or adverse weather conditions. This winter, due to COVID-19, our program requirements are less strict and not weather dependent. If you are homeless & need housing, call 1-800-479-6151 during regular business hours or dial 2-1-1 after hours and on weekends.