Need help paying bills?

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

United Way Monterey County has partnered with the Monterey County Department of Social Services to provide rental and utility assistance to eligible residents living in Monterey County and those experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. Call 211 or click here.

Most of California’s utilities also offer a reduced rate program called CARE/FERA to help low-income households manage energy costs. To apply click here and select your utility company.