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03/22/2023 - For Immediate Release

Wall, N.J. — New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) announced it will provide customers with personal support — at the company’s Asbury Park and Lakewood walk-in payment centers — to help access energy assistance grants to pay for their energy bills. On select days through June 30, 2023, representatives from local Community Action Partnership (CAP) agencies will be on hand to help customers determine eligibility for grants and other energy assistance programs and with the application process.

• Asbury Park
Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
633 Lake Avenue
(CAP Agencies: Affordable Housing Alliance and Community Affairs and
Resource Center)
• Lakewood
Monday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Friday, March 24 and 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday, April 14 and 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday, May 12 and 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
775 Vassar Avenue
(CAP Agencies: Community Affairs and Resource Center and OCEAN, Inc.)

Customers may be eligible for more than one grant, including the emergency Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)* available through June 30, 2023. NJNG’s Gift of Warmth** can provide a one-time grant of up to $500 to help those experiencing an unanticipated financial hardship pay their natural gas bill. Additionally, income-eligible customers may qualify for the Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE)*program to help bring their accounts current.

NJNG customers who attend in person must bring the following documents: Social Security cards for all household members, deed or lease, income verification for all household members over the age of 18 and recent copies of natural gas and electricity bills.

“New Jersey Natural Gas customers of varying income levels, including moderate-income households, may qualify for assistance,” said Maria Delaplain, manager of energy assistance at New Jersey Natural Gas. “We’re committed to helping connect eligible customers with available grants and programs to ensure their home heating needs and comfort are met.”

Customers are encouraged to stop by NJNG’s Asbury Park or Lakewood walk-in payment center on the select days through June to meet in person with a CAP agency representative to learn about available resources and eligibility requirements as well as get help with the application process.

For more information, contact an NJNG energy assistance specialist at 800-221-0051 and say “energy assistance” at the prompt or email

*LIHEAP and PAGE programs are independent of NJNG. Terms and conditions apply.
**Terms and conditions apply.

About New Jersey Resources
New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) is a Fortune 1000 company that, through its subsidiaries, provides safe and reliable natural gas and clean energy services, including transportation, distribution, asset management and home services. NJR is composed of five primary businesses:
  • New Jersey Natural Gas, NJR’s principal subsidiary, operates and maintains over 7,700 miles of natural gas transportation and distribution infrastructure to serve over 570,000 customers in New Jersey’s Monmouth, Ocean and parts of Morris, Middlesex and Burlington counties.
  • NJR Clean Energy Ventures invests in, owns and operates solar projects with a total capacity of more than 430 megawatts, providing residential and commercial customers with low-carbon solutions.
  • NJR Energy Services manages a diversified portfolio of natural gas transportation and storage assets and provides physical natural gas services and customized energy solutions to its customers across North America.
  • Storage & Transportation serves customers from local distributors and producers to electric generators and wholesale marketers through its ownership of Leaf River and the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline, as well as our 50% equity ownership in the Steckman Ridge natural gas storage facility.
  • NJR Home Services provides service contracts as well as heating, central air conditioning, water heaters, standby generators, solar and other indoor and outdoor comfort products to residential homes throughout New Jersey.
NJR and its nearly 1,300 employees are committed to helping customers save energy and money by promoting conservation and encouraging efficiency through Conserve to Preserve® and initiatives such as The SAVEGREEN Project® and The Sunlight Advantage®.

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