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 woman with three children left an abusive relationship.  But all the bills were in her name, her hours at work were cut, and her paychecks were garnished.  In desperation to keep her heat on, she applied for and received help from Energy Share.

Real Life Stories

Who Energy Share Helps

Have you ever tried to help someone and gotten burned?  That’s what happened to a single Mom when she tried to help her ex-mother-in-law by putting the power bill in her name.  The mother-in-law didn’t pay the bill so  the single Mom got stuck with it.  Overwhelmed financially, she asked for help from Energy Share.  Thanks to donations from generous Montanans, we were able to help keep her heat on last winter.

Real Life Stories

Who Energy Share Helps

A veteran and his brother were sharing housing and both were working.  The veteran has a young son he is providing for.  Both men lost their jobs about the same time, leaving only one VA disability check as income.  They got behind on their bills but Energy  Share was able to help them keep their heat on, thanks to your donations.