Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) fights poverty and hunger in Sacramento County by working collectively with valuable community partners to design intelligent solutions. SFBFS is one of SMUD's partners for EnergyHELP, which is funded through the voluntary contributions of SMUD customers. SFBFS processes applications and distributes those funds to qualified, low-income SMUD customers who are in jeopardy of having their power disconnected for non-payment.

SMUD customers should not contact SFBFS directly to receive EnergyHELP assistance. SMUD contacts potential recipients by phone to verify eligibility, then SFBFS contacts pre-qualified customers to set appointments to complete the assistance process.

For more information about EnergyHELP, call 1-888-742-7683.

Learn more about some of the families who recently received SMUD EnergyHELP: