City of Wilkes-Barre Office of Economic & Community Development
Wilkes Barre Office of Economic & Community Development -Residents Utility Assistance Program
Provides financial assistance with public utilities needed to heat thehome. Offers a onetime grant to those who quality.

40 East Market Street
3rd Floor
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
Eligibility: If your household income has been negatively affected due to preparing for, preventing and responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic whether you are working or not. Household meeting income guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 208-4138 Main
  • (570) 208-4136 Fax
Intake Requirements: Complete application
Intake Procedure: Call or visit website for information and application.
Services:
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance * COVID-19
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City of Wilkes-Barre Office of Economic & Community Development
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