Vermont Gas Energy Assistance

Vermont Gas Energy Assistance helps lower-income Vermonters afford natural gas for their homes.

What assistance is available?

If we determine that you are eligible, you’ll get a 20% discount off your monthly natural gas bill.

Am I eligible for energy assistance?

To be eligible, you must:

How do I apply?

  1. Print and complete this application form. You can also call 1-800-775-0516 to ask that one be mailed to you. Leave a message if you get voicemail.
  2. Attach a copy of your most recent gas bill to the application.  Don't send an original bill; it will not be returned to you.
  3. Submit your completed application to:

    DCF – Economic Services Division
    Application & Document Processing Center
    280 State Drive
    Waterbury VT  05671-1500

You must reapply each year!

Who do I call if I have questions or need help applying?

 Call 1-800-775-0516.

What if I have questions about my bill?

Call Vermont Gas at 1-800-639-8081 or contact them online at

Is there anything else I need to know?

Once you're enrolled in the program, you must call 1-800-775-0516 to report any changes to your household income or household members — within 10 business days. Failure to report changes will make you ineligible for the program and may result in legal action against you for discounts improperly received.