Energy Assistance

Sharing Program

Please contact a Customer Service Associate about enrolling in the Sharing Program to make a monthly contribution. Our Sharing Program helps our customers who may need financial assistance with their heating bills.

If you are elderly, disabled or live on a fixed income, Sharing may provide a grant toward your heating bill each calendar year. You may apply for this Chesapeake Utilities sponsored program through your local Energy Assistance Office below. To learn more, visit

If you would like to contribute to the Sharing Program please send your donations to:

Chesapeake Sharing
32145 Beaver Run Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804

(Please do not send cash.)

Payment Assistance

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Public Assistance Programs

Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)

As 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

Weatherization Assistance Program

If you qualify for MEAP, you may also be eligible for weatherization assistance to winterize your home. 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 on Maryland Public Assistance Programs please contact:

Cecil County Dept Social Services
135 E High St Elkton, MD 21921