New Jersey SHARES, Inc. is a statewide non-profit corporation providing assistance to individuals and families in need of help meeting their energy and utility burden.
Through advocacy, community outreach, education, information and referral, we also connect low and moderate income households with available resources to meet their ongoing needs.
Utility Assistance Day will be held at the Cape May Court House Public Library from 11AM-4PM. We will be taking applications for ACE Helping Hands, which is a $200 grant towards customer's electric bills with Atlantic City Electric
Joining us on the day of the event, we will be taking New Jersey SHARES applications. Eligibility is based on household size and income. Our clients are families and individuals who do not qualify for Federal and State assistance programs due to the household’s income. NJ SHARES grant amounts can be up to $700 for heating source (natural gas - including cooking gas and electric heat), and can be up to $700 for electric service.
Joining us at this event will be PRAC which is the Local LIHEAP Agency, they handle Low Income Energy Assistance. They are the local agency for Cape May County.
Atlantic City Electric will be onsite printing bills and helping people with payment arrangements if needed.
South Jersey Gas will be onsite printing bills and helping people with payment arrangements if needed.