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 If you have a current disconnect notice or your power has been disconnected, call HopeLink at 211 to check for potential crisis funding options.




Pierce County Community Action Agency assists with energy bills to low-income households that are income eligible. This agency provides assistance to Pierce County residents who live OUTSIDE the city limits of Tacoma. If you live inside the city limits of Tacoma please call the M.D.C. at (253) 572-5557.

You do not need to be past due or shut off to qualify for assistance.

To make an appointment or to see if you qualify please call 1-253-798-4328. This line is open 7 days a week when appointments are availabe. Appointments are booked up to two weeks in advance. If all of the appointments have been filled you will need to call as early as possible the next day.

If your heat source has been disconnected or if your primary heat source is oil, propane or wood and you have less than 10 days supply please call (253) 798-3590. Please do not call this number unless your heat source has been disconnected.

To find out more visit: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) 


Salvation Army  TACOMA, WA: Corps Community Center   1110 S. Puget Sound Ave., Tacoma



Energy Assistance appointments may be made thru the automated phone line OR on the online scheduling web page ONLY (there are NO walk-in appointments.) The automated phone line is available 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week, in English and Spanish. (253) 517-2263. Have a pencil and paper ready to write down appointment date & time & confirmation number. Special instructions on the phone line for homebound people and those who are shut off.

The online scheduling web page is found at 



Bellevue, North Bend, Kirkland, Redmond, Shoreline & Carnation

To make an appointment for LIHEAP go online at or call 425-658-2592. The appointment system is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If all appointments are full, new appointments are opened Mondays at 9am.  


The Salvation Army Northwest Division offers Energy Assistance to members who need help. The funds for energy assistance are made possible by co-op members rounding up their bills to the nearest dollar.  For assistance, call  206-217-1297, tell them you are a member of Tanner Electric Cooperative and they will provide you with a phone number for the Eastside Corp.