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SoCalGas launches SoCalGas CAREs' campaign

Posted at 3:57 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 18:57:50-04

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — SoCalGas CAREs reminds customers they can qualify to save 20 percent on their monthly utility bills through CARE

Southern California Gas Co. today launched a campaign titled, “SoCalGas CAREs” for customers whose income may have been impacted due to COVID-19 or other reasons.

The campaign's goal is to let customers know their eligibility to qualify for SoCalGas’ assistance program, California Alternate Rates for Energy or CARE, saving them 20% on their monthly natural gas bills.

“SoCalGas is committed to assisting the communities we serve during this challenging period,” said Jeff Walker, vice president of customer solutions at SoCalGas. “We recognize that many families are facing unexpected hardships such as job and income loss right now and we want to remind them that SoCalGas’ assistance programs like CARE can help.”

The CARE program aids people in paying their utility bills by providing a 20% discount on thier natural gas bills.

Customers are encouraged to fill out an online application to find out if they qualify.

Other customer assistance programs SoCalGas offers include:

The Gas Assistance Fund

  • Eligibility is based on medical condition only, not household income.