With winter approaching, your energy bills are going to go up. DTE bills can be difficult to afford. While many programs to help families afford their DTE bills exist, demand for them often exceeds funding, and these programs are often seasonal.
Here are some resources for utility assistance and avoiding shutoff:
Energy Assistance Hotline
1 (800) 292-5650
Through the Department of Human Services, the state of Michigan offers energy assistance through the State Emergency Relief Program to both DHS and non-DHS clients.
The Salvation Army Harbor Light/DHS Emergency Assistance Program
Detroit, MI 48208
Call to make an appointment:
313-361-6136, ext. 351 or 353
(zip codes 48201, 48202, 48207, 48208, 48209, 48210, 48211, 48216, 48226, 48217)
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