You may qualify for reduced energy rates through the Southwest Gas California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program. This program can help you save money by providing a discounted monthly basic service charge on your monthly gas bill at your primary residence.
CARE Program rate discounts are determined by your total gross household income and number of people living in your residence. Please review the income guidelines, and if you think you fit the qualifications, apply for the program below.Apply or Recertify Discontinue
Total annual household income means all money from all sources, both taxable and non taxable, before deductions for all people who live in your home. This includes, but is not limited to:
*To determine eligibility for this program from self-employment, refer to the net business income shown on the Internal Revenue Service form 1040, Schedule C.
|CARE Program Income Requirements|
Annual Household Income Guidelines
(effective 06/01/17 through 05/31/18)
|Number of Persons
Living in Household
|Total Combined Income
from ALL Sources
|For each additional person, add $8,360|
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides bill payment assistance, emergency, and weatherization services. Call the Department of Community Services and Development at 866-675-6623 for more information.
Energy Savings Assistance Program offers energy-saving home improvements at no cost. For more information on program requirements or to fill out an interest form, please visit California Energy Savings Assistance Program.