Las Vegas Nevada utility assistance programs.

There are several non-profit organizations and programs that focus on providing financial assistance, grants, and other forms of help, and this is just for energy bills. The listing of the organizations and their services are below. Also locate the programs that cover the entire state of Nevada, including Vegas.

HopeLink - This organization offers a program that is known as Welfare Set Aside Funding (WSAP). Call them at (702) 566-0576. It is a resource that is funded by the state of Nevada, using a combination of federal government and state funds, and it can provide qualified individuals money for paying both utilities and even from time to time rent.

Las Vegas and Clark County Salvation Army - A federal government funded program known as Emergency Food & Shelter Program (or E.F.S.P.) is a collaborative that was created with the state of Nevada, and it can help low to moderate income households and families pay their monthly electric, gas, energy or even water bills. The program is limited to funding that is provided to the Salvation Army, and it is always available until funds are exhausted. Call the non-profit at (702) 649-8240

Clark County Social Services - The local county government may have limited funding for paying for utility bills, medical expenses, and even housing costs such as rent. The focus though is on Energy Bill Assistance. Call (702) 455-4270 or (702) 455-31080

Catholic Social Services - The charity non-profit organization administers the Federal Emergency Agency service in the Las Vegas Nevada region. This is a federal government funded energy program which assists households that have sustained an emergency or crisis, and that now need help with energy bills. Call (702) 383-0766.





Lutheran Social Services of Nevada (LSSN) - This center runs its own privately funded utility assistance program. Funds are collected privately, and also administered to Clark County families directly by the LSSN church. Call 702-639-1730.

Jewish Family Services - No matter your faith, you may be able to qualify for Emergency Assistance. Call them at (702) 732-0304. Emergency Services will in effect provide energy bill assistance to qualified lower income applicants who are experiencing a financial hardship or crisis.

HELP of Southern Nevada - Runs the Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP). This is a resource that is a collaborative effort and partnership that was created with the state of Nevada and the non-profit and it can offer help to qualified low-income households. Funds can help them pay their monthly utility, electric or gas bills. This program is available until funds are exhausted, so call early to see if you qualify. (702) 369-4357 ext. 231

Other non-profits and options in Las Vegas Nevada - Some of the other options, programs, and resources available are run by the following agencies. Each non-profit will have their own program terms, and some focus on seniors in Clark County or others may assist with expenses such as water bills. More details are available from each organization.





  • Las Vegas - Clark County Urban League 702-636-3949
  • East Valley Family Service 702-631-7098
  • Lutheran Social Services of Nevada 702-639-1730

In addition to all of these agencies and non-profits, most utility companies administer their own financial assistance programs. Learn more on state of Nevada energy bill assistance offerings and resources.

By Jon McNamara

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