Utility Assistance

Utility Assistance

Everyone gets in a financial bind every once in a while and none are more at risk for that happening than an elder living on a fixed income. A well-planned budget can be thrown in disarray by something as simple as a brutally hot July and the larger than usual utility bill that can result. Our utility assistance program is designed to help out when such a predicament arises.


who receives utility assistance?

Qualified candidates must:

  • Be 60 or older.
  • Be a Terrebonne Parish Resident.
  • Meet income guidelines.
  • Provide required documentation.
  • Have bill listed in the applicant's name.
  • Assistance is limited to $150 a year.
  • Availability depending on funding received.

For more information on this service, the brochure is available here.

Utility Assistance Program Brochure Utility Assistance Program Brochure

TCOA Summary of Services Brochure TCOA Summary of Services Brochure

Did you know?

The suggested contribution of $1.00 on your SLECA or City of Houma bill helps to fund the Terrebonne Council on Aging's utility assistance program.

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