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03/08/2024 - For Immediate Release

WALL, N.J. - New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG), the principal subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR), recently hosted an Energy Assistance Conference to educate local nonprofits and municipalities on energy assistance programs, including direct grants, as well as home energy-efficiency and weatherization opportunities for low- and moderate-income households. The conference was designed to ensure front-line organizations are fully equipped with the information and resources required to best support community members when addressing their energy needs.

The event provided the latest updates on the:
  • 2024 heating season
  • Federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • State-funded Universal Service Fund
  • The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ Payment Assistance for Gas & Electric Program
  • New Jersey SHARES
  • NJNG’s Gift of Warmth
  • New Jersey Comfort Partners Program
  • NJNG’s Home Weatherization Program
  • And more

“Making sure nonprofits and local government professionals know about available programs is an important step to helping community members connect with and benefit from these vital resources,” said Maria Delaplain, manager of Energy Assistance at New Jersey Natural Gas. “Our goal is to ensure that residents in our service territory have multiple points of access to much-needed programs to help pay and lower their energy bills. These organizations and agencies are often the first point of contact to help customers get the assistance they need,” Delaplain continued.

Beginning March 22, 2024, NJNG will provide on-site payment assistance at its payment centers in Asbury Park and Lakewood from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on select days. Customers who may be experiencing financial hardship are encouraged to stop by. Local community agencies also will be available to help customers with program eligibility and the application process.

Representatives from the Community Affairs and Resource Center (CARC) will at NJNG’s Asbury Park Payment Center, located at 633 Lake Avenue, on the following days:
  • March 22 and 29
  • April 5, 12, 19 and 26
  • May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
  • June 7, 14, 21 and 28

Affordable Housing Alliance will be at NJNG’s Asbury Park Payment Center on:
  • March 25
  • April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
  • May 6, 13 and 20
  • June 3, 10, 17 and 24

CARC and OCEAN Inc. will be at NJNG’s Lakewood Payment Center, located at 775 Vassar Avenue, on:
  • March 25
  • April 12
  • May 10
  • June 17

For more information, visit or contact 800-221-0051 and say “energy assistance” at the prompt.

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 natural gas transportation and distribution infrastructure to serve nearly 580,000 customers in New Jersey’s Monmouth, Ocean and parts of Morris, Middlesex, Sussex and Burlington counties.
  • Clean Energy Ventures invests in, owns and operates solar projects with a total capacity of approximately 473 megawatts, providing residential and commercial customers with low-carbon solutions.
  • 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 and Transportation serves customers from local distributors and producers to electric generators and wholesale marketers through its ownership of Leaf River Energy Center and the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline, as well as our 50% equity ownership in the Steckman Ridge natural gas storage facility.
  • 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 over 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 SAVEGREEN™ and The Sunlight Advantage®.

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