Utilities and Savings

CT Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

Provided through The Community Action Agency of Western Connecticut

34 Woodland Avenue

Stamford, CT 06902

Phone: 203-748-5422

CAAWC Greater Stamford Emergency Hotline: 203-285-8018


Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm (extended hours by appointment)

The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program helps households pay for primary heating bills. If the household’s primary heating costs are included in your rent, you may also apply for assistance. Benefits available to individuals earning less than $35,116 per year (increases depending on family size).

Note: You can also sign-up for the Winter Protection Plan to ensure energy is not shut off during the winter due to unpaid bills. Must be renewed each October.  To sign up call Eversource at 800-286-2828.

Operation Fuel

Phone: 203-357-0720 or 2-1-1

Website: http://www.operationfuel.org

Operation Fuel provides a one-time grant of up to $500 to assist families with their energy bills. Provides benefit to individuals making less than $43,894 (increases depending on family size). To apply call the number above.

Note: When the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is accepting applications, Operation Fuel requires that all clients apply for CEAP prior to applying for an Operation Fuel grant.

Energize CT

Website: https://www.energizect.com/your-home/solutions-list/save-energy-and-money-all-year-long

Phone: 877-947-3873

Energize CT will send a technician to your house to identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy bills. You may qualify for free or reduced cost to implement the recommendations. Individuals earning under $35,116 qualify (increases depending on family size).  Apply online at the above website or call the above number.