National Grid

Low-Income Rate Assistance

You may receive a gas or electric discount if you are a low-income residential customer and participate in the following public assistance programs:

  • Emergency Aid to Elders, Disabled and Children (EAEDC)
  • Food Stamps
  • Fuel Assistance
  • Head Start
  • MassHealth (Medicaid)
  • Public or subsidized housing
  • School Breakfast or Lunch Program (Free)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)
  • Veterans' Service Benefits
  • Veterans Non-Service Pension/DIC

Applications are available on the website -
Call 1-800-322-3223 for more information.

Low-Income Energy Efficiency

Free home weatherization is available to income-eligible Massachusetts customers. Homeowners or renters may qualify for up to $4,500 in free weatherization measures. All services are provided by a licensed and insured local company. Please call you local Community Action Agency for more information.

Emergency Charitable Assistance

Good Neighbor Energy Fund
Utilities and utility customers fund the Good Neighbor Energy Fund across Massachusetts. The Fund is available to any Massachusetts resident who, because of temporary financial difficulty, cannot meet a month's energy expense and is not eligible for state or federal energy assistance. Income must be within 60-80 percent of the State Median Income. Apply by contacting your local Salvation Army Service Center. If you do not see a Service Center in your local area, please call 339-502-5900. For more information on the fund and how to apply, visit your local Salvation Army Service Center, please call:
1-800-334-3047 (serving area codes 508, 617, 781 and 978) or
1-800-262-1320 (serving area code 413)