Public Assistance Programs
Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)
If you are a Maryland resident, you may qualify for special assistance with your winter heating bills. For more information or to apply to MEAP, please contact your local Energy Assistance Office. You can also look online at https://www.benefits.gov
Weatherization Assistance Program
If you qualify for MEAP, you may also be eligible for weatherization assistance to help keep out the cold winter winds. Ask if you qualify for the Weatherization Assistance Program when you apply to MEAP.
Utility Service Protection Plan
If you qualify for MEAP, you may also participate in the Utility Service Protection Plan. By complying with the payment terms of the agreement, you may be protected from service cutoffs year-round. For more information about Chesapeake Utilities’’ SHARING Program or any of the Maryland Public Assistance Programs, please contact your local Energy Assistance Office.
Additional assistance may be obtained through:
Immaculate Conception Outreach
455 Bow St.
Elkton, MD 21921
Cecil County Dept. of Social Services
812 Boundary St.
Elkton, MD 21912