Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance

We understand the tough challenges of today's economy and strive to promote programs that offer our customers assistance. Energy assistance is available from Federal, state and local sources as well as through Columbia Gas of Virginia programs.

Programs for Eligible Columbia Gas Customers

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
LIHEAP provides financial assistance to low-income households to maintain utility services during the winter heating season.

HeatShare
HeatShare is a special heating assistance program administered by Dollar Energy Fund for our less fortunate neighbors who have exhausted all other available energy assistance programs.

ClearPoint Credit Counseling
Through our partnership with ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, you can receive free financial education that will help you identify and resolve your financial concerns. You can also learn how to make effective financial choices that will help you build a worry-free future.

For More Information

  • Call our Energy Assistance Hotline at 1-800-272-2714
  • Visit the Virginia Department of Social Services website
  • Call 211 Virginia – a free service for energy and financial assistance and other community services

The following brochures provide regional information on enrollment locations and additional energy assistance opportunities:
2013 - 14 - Home Energy Assistance Brochure - Chesapeake - Isle of Wight County- Portsmouth- Suffolk
2013 - 14 - Home Energy Assistance Brochure -Bedford County- Campbell Couty- Halifax County- Lynchburg - Pittsylvania County
2013 - 14 - Home Energy Assistance Brochure - Northern Virginia
2013 - 14 - Home Energy Assistance Brochure - Harrisonburg - Staunton-Waynesboro - Rockingham County - Albemarle County- Flu
2013 - 14 - Home Energy Assistance Brochure - Central Virginia
2013 - 14 - Home Energy Assistance Brochure -Caroline County- Fredericksburg- Spotsylvania County- Stafford County
2013 - 14 - Home Energy Assistance Brochure - Alleghany County - Covington - Clifton Forge - Lexington - Buena Vista