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Paying your electric, gas, water, or internet bills can be overwhelming, especially after losing a job or experiencing a medical emergency. You are not alone if you are having trouble keeping up with your utility bills. Call 211 to check for potential crisis funding options  or visit:



Pierce County Community Action Agency assists with energy bills to low-income households that are income-eligible. This agency helps 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 seven days a week when appointments are available. 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 ten 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 Corps Community Center offers energy assistance to Tanner Electric members.

1110 S. Puget Sound Ave., Tacoma 



Energy Assistance appointments may be made through 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 hours per day, 7 days per week, in English and Spanish. (253) 517-2263. Have a pencil and paper ready to write down the 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 with HOPELINK, visit 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 on Mondays at 9 a.m.  (LIHEAP)


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. 

NORTH BEND Energy Assistance Call  - 206-217-1297

REDMOND Energy Assistance Call - 425-452-7300

Remember to tell them you are a Member of Tanner Electric Cooperative and that an assistance program is in place to help members of the co-op who need it.

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