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How can I protect my self from utility being shut off. I

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how can I protect my self from utility being shut off. I have COPD, 76 ,yrs old < I have. lived in Dallas before there were roads. I was told the state of Texas protects their seniors.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Thomas Swartz replied 1 year ago.


The Texas Department of Energy has something called a Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program which assists low income households and those with disabilities meet their immediate energy needs. Click on the link above for information on how to apply for assistance. You can also call their phone number(###) ###-#### ***** you be connected to a local assistance program. You can also try Help for Texans, and click on the utility assistance payment box.

I am sorry to hear about your situation. I hope the above information helps.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry my computer is acting up. I will respond after 9 on monday
thank youLiz Niemen advocate for a client
Expert:  Thomas Swartz replied 1 year ago.