CARE: Apply for the CARE Program to Receive Your Monthly Discount

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Nearly 1.4 million customers participate in the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program, which offers a significant monthly discount on energy bills for qualifying households, based on the total income of everyone living in the home.

Applying Is Simple and Secure

Apply today by answering a few simple questions. No proof of income is necessary for enrollment and your answers will remain confidential.

Enroll in English, Español, 中文 or Việt (PDF).

Check the chart to see if you qualify.
Number of Persons in Household Total Gross Annual Household Income*
1-2 $31,460 or less
3 $39,580 or less
4 $47,700 or less
5 $55,820 or less
6 $63,940 or less
7 $72,060 or less
8 $80,180 or less
Each additional person, add $8,120
*Before taxes based on current income sources.
Note: Valid through May 31, 2015.

See how the Vega Family saved on their energy bill by enrolling in the CARE Program.

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