If You're Past Due On Your Bill

Know Your Options

If you're late on your PSE&G payments, help may be available.

If you're currently past-due on your energy bill payments, you may qualify for help from the State of New Jersey or through private agency programs.

Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE)

PAGE is funded by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities through the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA).

PAGE may provide to Low and Moderate income customers with financial assistance towards their past due bill or if service has been disconnected for non-payment. 

Customers must have a past due electric and/or gas utility bill. 

To qualify for PAGE, you must:

  • Have a balance on your utility bill of at least $100 and be past due
  • Meet income eligibility listed in the chart and program guidelines. Income eligibility is zero income to maximum levels shown. 

Customers eligible for LIHEAP and (USF) Programs are eligible after applying and completing their LIHEAP/USF application. 

Applications are available all year:


Maximum Annual income per client/household size.

Household Size 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person 9 Person  
Maximum Annual Income $64,183 $83,932 $104,348 $123,430 $143,178 $162,928 $166,631 $170,333 $174,036

Learn more and view eligibility requirements on NJ Power On, or call 855-465-8783 or 732-982-8710.

NJ SHARES

New Jersey SHARES, Inc. has funds available for PSE&G customers who are behind on their utility bills. Funds must be used for the continuance or restoration of power.

This program provides energy assistance to moderate-income households that do not qualify for federal or state energy programs such as LIHEAP and/or USF. Eligibility is determined by income and household size.

Applications are available all year.

Apply Online

OR

Fill out an electronic application with the assistance of a local community-based organization near you.

You can search for the local community-based organization near you by county, by name or by grant type.

To learn more and view eligibility requirements, visit NJ SHARES or call 1-866-NJSHARES (1-866-657-4273)

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership

If you continue to need utility assistance, please contact 2-1-1 or click nj211.org.