Utilities Assistance

In case of necessity, the trustee will assist eligible clients with essential utility services (electric, gas and/or water). The utility must be in the name of an ADULT household member. The township does not pay deposits, econnect fees or trip charges.  

During the months of November - May, clients must apply for the Energy Assistance program at Brightpoint (formerly known as CANI)

Brightpoint

Brightpoint Energy Assistance Heating

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Utilities are the responsibility of the client, and should be paid every single month. If you have used a company's service, you must pay them for that srvice. If assistance is needed, please remember: The application process is the same, regardless of when your disconnect date is. Do not wait until your day od disconnect to apply for township assistance. Many times, a utility company is willing to make payment arrangements for you. Please call the utility company directly, to request this.