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Energy Assistance

HomeThermostat-356x222St. Vincent de Paul – Detroit provides energy assistance to income eligible households who may be in danger of having electric and heating utilities discontinued or who are unable to pay their energy bills.

Since 2006, with funds from the Michigan Public Service Commission and The Heat and Warmth fund (THAW), St. Vincent de Paul with our numerous partner agencies have been able to extend help to thousands of households like Kelly’s.

In 2013-14 St. Vincent de Paul provided energy assistance to:

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2,586 Michigan Households

4,000 Children

W/1060 Newborn to Preschool

460 Senior Citizens

In 33 counties



We are currently out of energy assistance funds.  


For clients needing energy assistance in all other counties use the below links to find locations closest to you:

Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm, The Heat and Warmth Fund

Other energy resources:

The following websites are useful resources:

Alliance to Save Energy (for children and adults)

Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm

PATHWAYS for Bill Payment Assistance

Consumers Energy

DTE Energy

Department of Energy

Great Lakes Energy 

Michigan Public Service Commission

State of Michigan