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  • Compare Utility Rates

    This web site contains information to help you choose the best utility companies in your area. The web site also provides a complaint form if you are having trouble with a company that provides utilities. Content Detail

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    Georgia Public Service Commission
  • Telephone Services

    This web site contains information about telephone services and fraudulent scams for you to avoid. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español

Help with Utilities (3)+

Payment Disputes (1)+

  • What to do When Utility Service is Disconnected

    Loss of utility service is a particularly serious problem for older Americans, who can face serious illness or death from extreme weather conditions. The most frequent reason utility service is disconnected is for nonpayment of the bill. However, because utility service is such a practical necessity of modern life, there are often limits and procedural requirements placed on the ability of a utility to disconnect a customer. This web page examines some measures that advocates for the elderly can take when an client is facing disconnection of utility service. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center

When You Cannot Pay Your Utility Bill 2 (3)+

  • How To Help Older Americans Avoid Loss Of Utility Services

    This website provides key sources for assistance, strategies for becoming current on utility bills, and fighting a termination of services. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    LIHEAP is a federally-funded program to help eligible low income households meet their home heating and/or cooling needs. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • What to do When Utility Service is Disconnected

    Loss of utility service is a particularly serious problem for older Americans, who can face serious illness or death from extreme weather conditions. The most frequent reason utility service is disconnected is for nonpayment of the bill. However, because utility service is such a practical necessity of modern life, there are often limits and procedural requirements placed on the ability of a utility to disconnect a customer. This web page examines some measures that advocates for the elderly can take when an client is facing disconnection of utility service. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center

Dealing with Utility Companies 2 (3)+

Know Your Rights Articles (1)+

  • Consumer Credit Counseling Services Web Site

    Consumer Credit Counseling Services provides budget counseling, educational programs, debt management assistance and housing counseling. Counseling is available online, by telephone, and in person - in Spanish and in English. Content Detail

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    Consumer Credit Counseling Services