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Welcome to Community Action utility assistance program for Washington County OR

Please carefully read the new guidelines for assistance.   


Effective 10/1/22 One application per household for assistance per year. Make sure all utilities are listed on your application at time of submitting application.  We will screen every household to determine eligibility for all available utility assistance.

Requirements: Household lives in Washington County, Oregon and household income is at or below 60% Oregon Median Income. 

  • Applications are processed in the order they are received. Households with a shut off notice must contact their utility company and make arrangements. If you are within 24 hours of disconnection please call 503-615-0771 and leave a voicemail.
  • Some utilities are offering Income Qualified Bill Discount Programs, contact yours

Heating or Cooling System Does Not Work

For households with non-functioning heating or cooling equipment, with no other viable heating or cooling alternative in the home, please contact our Energy Conservation department.