Is your Riviera Utilities bill too high? Are you facing disconnection? It may be hard to get help through Riviera Utilities, but we found help to pay your bill!
Need help paying your bill? We found help!
The Salvation Army in Foley and Daphne may help with your Riviera Utilities bill. The Salvation Army can donate to pay a portion of your bill if there are funds available. The organization doesn’t always have the funds and they usually only cover part of your bill. You may only get help from the Salvation Army once per year.
Alabama’s Neighbor Helping Neighbor fund may help you get caught up on a high electric bill. The fund is for those who need assistance and who qualify under the low-income guidelines. Since it is based on donations from other utility customers, funds may not always be available.
The Red Cross offers local assistance. You’ll need to apply through the Red Cross to find out if you’re eligible. You may get assistance with a portion of your bill. The Red Cross provides vouchers for those who need assistance.
LIHEAP can help you by offsetting the cost of your utility bill. The program works by allowing you to have a credit automatically applied to your bill each month. It is intended for use during the cold and hot months, but you can apply for it year round.
These tools can help you avoid shut off.
If it is below 32 degrees or you have extenuating circumstances, power companies are not legally allowed to shut off your power in Alabama. Those with emergency medical equipment are also protected under this law.
Riviera Utilities has helpful payment options.
Many utility companies work with customers who struggle with a very high bill or a large past due amount. While Riviera Utilities doesn’t have official information on payment arrangements or extensions, you may be able to get them if you contact the office.
Upgrade your home to save money on your bill…for free!
Alabama offers a free chance for you to upgrade your home while also saving money on your bills. The weatherization program helps you insulate your home better and helps you pay for energy efficient appliances. You must qualify for the program through your local assistance office. Funds available are on a first qualified, first served basis.
Lower your energy usage to save money
There are many free things you can do to help lower your energy usage. Check out all the tips we’ve found that help lower your usage and lower your bill.