Following Harvey, as they work to rebuild, some Houston residents may have a hard time paying basic bills such as utilities. BakerRipley administers a state program in the Houston area that helps with utility bills.
BakerRipley Utility Assistance Program
BakerRipley’s Utility Assistance Program helps families and individuals in Harris County with the payment of their electricity and gas bills. If you are interested in applying for assistance, please contact the United Way of Greater Houston’s Helpline (2-1-1 or 877-541-7905) or please fill out a form at bakerripley.org.
For additional assistance, and to be connected with other non-profits working to help Houston rebound, call Texas 2-1-1.
For Fort Bend County Residents
For Houston Residents who live in Fort Bend County, utility assistance may be available from the Fort Bend County Health & Human services Department. Certain qualifications must be met and you must make an appointment to register for the program. Visit fortbendcountytx.gov for more information.