JCP&L and Affordable Housing Alliance Hold Walk-In Events for Low
Income Home Energy Assistance and PAGE Applicants
Morristown, N. J. – To help customers with their utility bills during the winter
season, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) and the Affordable Housing Alliance are
holding walk-in registration events for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
(LIHEAP) and Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) programs.
The events are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the following JCP&L
office locations and will allow customers to work directly with representatives from the
assistance organizations to easily submit the required applications:
- Tuesday, December 19, at 1345 Englishtown Road in Old Bridge
- Wednesday, December 20, at 300 Main Street, Allenhurst
- Thursday, December 21, at 25 Adafre Avenue, Toms River (PAGE only).
Similar events also will be scheduled beginning in January.
To see if they qualify for the assistance programs, customers should visit
http://www.njpoweron.org. As part of the qualification process, applicants will need to
bring copies of required documents, including driver’s license, social security card, pay
stubs, proof of residence and recent utility bills when they attend one of the meetings.
LIHEAP is designed to help low-income families and individuals meet home
heating and medically necessary cooling costs. For more information call 1-800-510-
3102. PAGE is an assistance program designed to help low-to moderate-income
households who experience economic hardship pay their electric and natural gas bills.
For more information visit www.NJPowerOn.org or call 1-732-982-8710.
JCP&L residential customers also can manage their electric bills through the
FirstEnergy Equal Payment Plan (EPP). With EPP, customers can make consistent
monthly payments to avoid seasonal highs and lows in their electric bills. To apply or
learn more about other JCP&L programs, visit www.firstenergycorp.com or call 1-800-
JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE). JCP&L serves 1.1
million New Jersey customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer,
Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.
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online at www.jcp-l.com.
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