NIPSCO Hardship Program

NIPSCO provides energy assistance funds for natural gas customers who fall between 151-200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level and have received a Disconnect Notice. Eligible households can receive up to $400 in gas bill assistance between December 1, 2014 and May 31, 2015. Hardship funds are available through many of the same local Community Action Agencies where LIHEAP funds are distributed.

Please note, Disconnect Notice must be presented with application.

Please note, funding is limited and provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
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2014-2015 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Household Size

Annual Household Income

(151-200% of Federal Poverty Level)

1

$17,505 - 23,340

2

$23,595 - 31,460

3

$29,685 - 39,580

4

$35,775 - 47,700

5

$41,865 - 55,820

6

$47,955 - 63,940

7

$54,045 - 72,060

8

$60,135 - 80,180

 

Contact a NIPSCO Hardship Agency

To find an agency in your area that can assist you with applying for the Hardship Program, view our list of participating agencies listed by county: NIPSCO Hardship Agency List