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The Salvation Army has several programs to help with those who are facing a crisis situation with utilities. Financial difficulties happen; you lost your job, lost your financial support, or are facing a large funeral bill which means you can't pay your utilities. If you have received a 15 day or 48 hour notice of disconnection of service from PG&E, MID, TID, City of Modesto, or City of Ceres, we can provide relief.

To qualify for assistance with PG&E, you must:

  • Provide evidence of financial hardship which means you are facing extraordinary expenses that go beyond monthly bills, which must be paid in cash.
  • Not be receiving any housing subsidy or Section 8 funds.
  • have an income $5 more than your monthly rent or mortgage to qualify.
  • apply only once within an 18 month period.

MID, TID, City of Modesto and Ceres have different requirements so please call 521-6249 for more information Mondays or Wednesdays.


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