Although signs of normalcy are starting to return, we know that many families continue to be affected by the pandemic. If you’re having trouble paying your SRP electric bill for any reason, help is a phone call away.
In addition to working directly with our customers, SRP works closely with community action agencies that help customers facing financial and personal hardships.
Community action agencies or programs provide a variety of services, which may include utility assistance, rental or mortgage assistance, food boxes and other needs. For a full list of community action agencies across the Valley, including outside of SRP’s service territory, visit SRP’s Agency Referral Page.
It’s not too late to request help
Community assistance funds are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Recently, SRP contributed $25,000 to the Arizona Rental Assistance Collaborative to assist in the creation of the AZEvictionHelp website, azevictionhelp.org .
This site connects individuals and families who rent to Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program funds. Through the ERA Program, eligible households can receive up to 15 months of rental and utility assistance.
We urge those in need to reach out now, before growing debt becomes harder to pay back and before funds run out.
How to request bill assistance
To receive bill assistance as soon as possible:
1. Call SRP Customer Service
To learn what resources are available to you, call (602) 236-8888 (English) or (602) 236-1111 (Español). SRP’s customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, you can reach a Customer Resource Counselor or opt to receive a call back when one is available.
2. Connect with an SRP Customer Resource Counselor
SRP’s Customer Resource Counselors can connect you with support community agencies, like us at Wildfire, that may be able to help with utility bills and other living expenses. You’ll be given contact information for community action agencies based on where you live. You’ll also be given basic application requirements, such as:
- Proof of income
- Personal identification
- Proof of residence
3. Connect with a community action agency
Once connected with an agency, you’ll be given specific instructions on how to apply for financial support. The agency can also explain how and when your bills may be covered once your eligibility is determined and funding is approved.
SRP customers will be referred to agencies based on where they live. For a list of agencies within SRP’s service territory, visit SRP’s Agency Referral page.
Other resources from SRP
In addition to SRP’s community agency partnerships, there are other resources available to help you lower your energy bills, avoid future debt and prevent service disconnection. Read on to learn more.
If your electric bill becomes past due, SRP can reach out to someone you trust. The SRP Safety Net program helps to protect against power shutoffs by keeping a loved one informed.
Limited-income homeowners can receive assistance to make energy-efficient upgrades to their homes, including:
- Window shading
- Low-flow showerheads
- Faucet aerators
- Air conditioner duct seals
- Space heating and cooling system equipment maintenance and tuneups
- And more
Making your home more energy efficient is one way to lower your energy bill, and SRP is now offering free virtual assessments.
Managing your account is easier with text or email alerts. Sign up for alerts today and get notified by SRP when:
- A bill is available
- Payment received
- Payment is due soon
- A bill becomes past due
- A weekly bill projection is available
- Your monthly bill may exceed a set budget
- Your usage is higher than usual
Signing up for alerts is easy – simply update your contact information in SRP My Account™. You can also sign up family members or friends for account alerts. Just look for the “Alerts” option in the “My Profile & Settings” tab.
Contact SRP now for help
SRP is here to help during this difficult time. Call right away to request bill assistance or to start the application process with a community agency.