Who is eligible for the Utility Billing Assistance Program?

Eligibility Requirements 

To be eligible, the applicant must be listed on the City of Modesto utility account and must be a current recipient of an eligible public assistance program.  

Eligible Public Assistance Programs

  • CARE Discount- Modesto Irrigation District(MID), Turlock Irrigation District(TID), or Pacific Gas and Electric(PG&E)
  • CalWorks
  • CalFresh
  • General Assistance
  • Medi-Cal
  • California Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 
  • State Supplementary Payments (SSP) 
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

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1. What is the Utility Billing Assistance Program?
2. Who is eligible for the Utility Billing Assistance Program?
3. How do I apply for the Utility Billing Assistance Program?
4. Will I be notified that my discount application has been approved?
5. Does my discount automatically transfer to my new utility service account if I should move and close my account?
6. Will I be notified when it is time to renew my discount?