43 yr old disabled male with 2 boys 11 and 13. The boy's mother just up and left state and decided that she wasn't taking the kids with her. I had to move to Keokuk, Iowa and now have to come up with funds to pay off electric and gas bills as well as past due rents and property taxes. The mobile home is in poor condition as well. My main concern at this point is that on April 1st that the electricity will be disconnected it is still in here name and it is currently 900 bucks. I have an outstanding bill of about 2,000 with the electric company from years ago when I was first applying for disability..... I have applied for LIHEAP however that will only cover the PRIMARY heating source which is Natural Gas. IDEAS? Help?
Hello, my name is John, I take care of my mother who is a type 1 diabetic and disabled. I was left unemployed after a medical emergency of my own and have no way to pay my electricity bill. My mother is currently in the hospital due to complications from her diabetes, but should be released soon and by the time she is, the electricity will be cut off. Not only will we have no heat during winter after the brutal snow storm that hit here, but her medication which requires refrigeration will go bad, as well. The minimum amount that needs to be paid is $227.50. I've tried 211, I've tried social services, community action, salvation army, churches, etc. But the other problem is that my only vehicle is down, as well, leaving us stranded. I have no money for groceries or anything else. I have 4 dollars to my name, mostly in change. I'm out of options and the electricity will be cut off in a couple days, the termination bill says it will be terminated after February 19th. Please, someone, if you're reading this and can help, I beg you. Not for me, but for my mother. I'm trying my hardest to find another job and take care of her, but it's just not good enough. Please...
Im starting to learn that a single Dad dosent get the same respect as a non trying single mom.I have worked my butt off to get my bills paid but with being outta work for 2 months I have finallycome to this.I have a disabled son and my electric is going to get cut off today.I feel embarrassed and that Ive let my boy down.I had to sell a bunch to just get the rent almost paid.Im a mover and it usually picks up mid February so im not far away but far enough to fall on my face. Lol
I actually am shut off now. They have false information in my account.. This is going to be a nightmare!
Once again I am in a bad position. I lost my job since I was on here last. Although we didn't have a Christmas I learned what the real meaning is now. Appreciating the people you have around you. Love and caring is all we need. But.. (of course there is a but) I am in the position again of my electric being shut off tomorrow. I can't get a head no matter how hard I try. I have no food in my cabinets except Ramon noodles, but that will feed my kids. I have reached out to every agency and there is no help available. At this point I have put my faith in god. My health is failing because of my stress, but i don't even have insurance to go be seen. Am I just suppose to give up now?? I have tried so very hard, please someone guide me the right way, I don't know what to do.
Hello, I am a mother of 3 daughters. My job has cut my hours from 36hrs weekly now to 24-27hrs weekly. It has been very hard for me to maintain my light bill,because of the loss of hours including other bills that have to be paid(rent,water,etc..).My light biIl is due tomorrow 12-18-13. I have been trying to pick up extra hours when others don't show to work Its been very hard. My account # is 71878-36114 the amount is 253.18. I would greatly appreciate it. Thank u sincerely.
Hello I'm a single mom of three children I got approved for a 3 bedroom apartment but I can't move in because I have an electric bill that nerds to be paid $500 I'm staying with someone right now but they said its time for me to move out in not working but I am looking for a job but not having any luck I'm.basically homeless and don't know where to turn I've tried so many agencys in the Bloomington area and not having any luck its so hard I really need help
This site was recommended to me by a friend. I'm normally the person that people come to for uplifting, advice or just a shoulder to cry on or ear to listen. I find myself in need now. I'm trying to start electric service but have been told i need to pay an old bill. That's fine except in talking to them and transferring the service from my landlord's name to mine they disconnected the service and then tell me I have to pay the old bill. My landlord can't put it back in her name. Can anyone help or give me advice on where to go for help? Thx alot!!
New family hit hard by the summer heat. We have never asked for anything before but now with our new son (5 months old) I am worried. My wife works hard and I am staying home with the little one cause we cannot afford daycare and I am unemployed. Looking for assistance on our electric bill that will be turned off the Friday (10-04-2013). The turn off amount is $288.95 and any assistance would be greatly appreciated. The account number is 960-157-975-7-2 and the number to call is 1-800-611-0964 or 1-877-446-7211.. We have no one else to go to. Thanks so much
My kids and I need help paying my bills and we need food. I was on unemployment for nine months after losing my job of 12 years due to the business going bankrupt. And I had to go on unemployment but I have now found a job that will pay me 20 dollars more then what I got on unemployment but because of taken such a big pay cut due to loosing my job I'm now so behind on all my bills I lost my car insurance cause I couldn't afford it now DMV sent me a letter saying because not having insurance now I can't drive my car. So how do I get to my new job and take my kids to school and dr.appt. I'm so behind on my electric bill now its so behind that they aren't working with me. And my pg and e gas bill I couldn't pay that so it will be shut off any day in so tiered and stressed my poor kids see how hard I try to put food on the table and to get the bills payed to keep a roof over there heads and that cry and they ask me why dose it have to be this way. They don't understand how I could work 12 years and make 17 dollars an hour living a comfortable lifestyle to struggling in up to my neck with loan's I can't pay back my bank account is over drawn 500 dollars due to not getting payed my unemployment for a mouth.by the way I'm still waiting on. I need help please if anyone can help me. Thank you, Ann krebs if possible you can call me at 530-917-3971. And I also live in Redding California and I have already tried salvation arm and the cares program also heep. And know one has funding
Me and my wife worked so hard for our kids so we could have fun and teach them the value of money.i have worked for 30 years.never needed help from the state.Until last year i hurt my self at work one day and found out i have a tumor amd that it fractured my L5.though out the year i the only help we r getting is food stamp and Medicaid for my 3 youngest amd for the rest S/O/C thats another story dont get me wrong im gratefull for that. but my wife only makes 13,000 a year.we use to donate a lot clothes and toys and other stuff though out all the good years.i called those # some say we have to pay back but i know i cant so i tried the other ones that help with no pay back they help 1or2 times a year but when they answer no more fund each time i call right around 178/ 200 time.doctors pulled me out of work
Dont no what to do im bringing my family down.my electice is being turn off tue and they want 360 thats only a month late called them to give me a little time and they saind no.my car is 2 months i dont no whats next
I need help to pay my power bill
I need help also I live in Baton Rouge la and my power got shut off last Thursday and I have no means of paying
I am a 31 year old type 1 diabetic, insulin dependent getting back on her feet after a bad situation. I just started 2 new jobs, but won't see my first pay check from either until the beginning of June. I just put what little money I did have this week down on first months rent and lot rent on a new trailer in town, but need a little help and a lot of prayers right now! I am currently staying in the trailer with my 2 Shar Pei. I have running water, however I can not get the electricity turned on due to a nearly $800.00 old bill from more than 5 years ago, when I left an abusive marriage in the middle of the night. I can't afford to pay anything on it until my checks start coming in on June 5th from the recent home care position I started last week, and even then, with rent and food and insulin, not to mention personal supplies, etc, I will only be able to pay about $200.00 per moth to get it paid off, meaning I will be without electricity until the end of September, with no way to heat my water, cook my food, cool my home or refridgerate food and insulin. I'm getting by with a heavy duty ice cooler I borrowed from my baby brother for insulin and some food such as milk and such, and surviving on non perishables like peanut butter sandwiches and such right now, taking cold sink baths to keep clean, etc. It's already hard enough as I am sleeping on the carpet, having no furnishings for the trailer as of yet.
I am desperate!!! i have been crying non stop for 2 days, recovering from breast cancer reconstruction surgery as well, I paid money towards my electric bill and to make a deferred payment agreement, well i emailed them to make sure my arrangements were okay and when my next bill was due they informed me that because i did not call back with a receipt number they never set it up, now i have to pay 664.00 by tomm. at 7 or my electric will be shut off, they will not work with me, they even slapped a 500.00 sec. deposit on my acct., my dog is dying in front of me and i can't even put her down now, please, please help i have proof of my situation as well. tried getting a loan , no go, i can even pay it back!!! I have 3 girls who have to go thru all of this as well, 2 who had to endure their father passing away and me with cancer and now all of this. God Bless anyone who can help!! even a part of it!!
hello my name is Pam and i needing help paying off my electric bill,ive went to different agencies and they can't help me much because i owe $500 dollars. I'm on ssi disability and have two kids in the house and afraid that i won't have the heat for the rest off this winter if its not paid .
Please is there anyone who can help me and my 3 little daughters with electric bill for our christmas .we don't have any toys or anything for christmas..but all we really need is our power please help us! Call me at 4045996342
please someone help my family..if we have no pwer we have no way to cook or bath or wash clothes..my daughter wets the bed every nite and must bathe every morning before school..its cold and we have no way for heat..if someone could reach out with ur heart and help for the life of my children..if I loose the I lose everything I have to live for
hi i am looking for some one that will help out wtih my electic bill it is 265 for it not to get shut offf it will be shut torrmmow in the moring and i have my 3 year son with me and i am about to have a baby boy in the next couple of days if any one can help it would be very helpful.
hi we are looking for help with our electric bill they will be out today before 5 to cut our electric off. in a earlier wish we had to use some of our check to buy food and some items for the house, we had to come up with the rest of the rent,my landlord is going to work with us but we cannot find help with our power. we have been in very hard time since the incident we had with the man who didn't pay up on a job that was done by my sons (which I talked about that in a wish earlier)...we have tried everything from churches to ss which ss said they could help at one time but when I went there they didn't have the funds, I called the electric company and they said they cant give no more time. my wish is that someone will please help us pay our bill and don't see us in the dark and cold weather. I don't want no money in hand you can pay it straight to the electric company I tried to put the hole bill up but i didnt know how to blank out the personal info so i put up the amount and the disconnect date and amount,I can send you andthing you wish to see I will send you a copy of the bill, anything you wish to see. I can send you all and any info you would need to pay the bill.please someone help us before 5 today or we will be without electric...thank you and God bless