South Philadelphia Office
Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF)
Offers grants to income-eligible customers to help pay off the balance of their bill if their service has been terminated or if they have received a shut off notice. A customer may receive a UESF grant only every two years.
1601 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • Must have applied for LIHEAP and Crisis first, if eligible
  • Mustt have a zero balance after receiving the grant
  • Household income is at or below 175 percent of Federal Poverty Level
Hours: Call individual intake sites for information.
Intake Procedure: Apply for grants at designated UESF Intake Sites; see a list of intake sites, their addresses, and phone numbers here.
Fee Amounts: If the UESF grant plus PGW’s matching amount do not meet the full balance, the customer is responsible for paying the remaining portion.
Geographical Area: Philadelphia County
Helpful Tips: Grant is offered when no other federal aid is available. The maximum UESF grant amount is $1,500. PGW matches the amount of the UESF grant.
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South Philadelphia Office
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