How to Get Energy Assistance

Our primary purpose is to help Montanans faced with energy emergencies
meet their needs and move towards self-reliance.

How to Get
Emergency Bill Assistance

Energy Share applications can be obtained through your local Human Resource Development Council (HRDC).

Other
Programs

Click here to learn about other
Energy Share programs

You Can Help Your
Neighbor Stay Warm

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how you can help

Because You Care, There’s Energy Share!

With your support, we help about 2,500-3,000 Montana families a year

Energy Share of Montana is a private nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is to help Montanans faced with energy emergencies meet their needs and move towards self-reliance. In the past 35 years, Energy Share has distributed $20 million in emergency bill assistance to 59,000 families.

Real Life Stories

Who Energy Share Helps

Do you ever feel all alone?  A single woman in her 40s works paycheck to paycheck, but during the winter had to take time off for surgery that probably saved her life.  With all the work missed she got behind on her bills, so applied for and received Energy Share assistance.

Real Life Stories

Who Energy Share Helps

A single Mom and her children had been abused.  She got herself and her children out of the relationship.  With her ex in jail, she finally feels safer and is working on getting a job and back on her feet.  She needed help from Energy Share in the process.  Because of your generous donations, this wounded family is on their way to recovery.  Thank you!

Real Life Stories

Who Energy Share Helps

A couple has a child with a severe illness that requires monthly blood transfusions and frequent hospitalizations.  The parents do not make high wages and it is a scramble for them to keep up with their bills.  In the Mom’s words, “I am tiring; so hard to keep on helping my family.”  They applied for help with Energy Share.