September 6, 2018 - 10:37 AM EDT
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JCP&L Joining with Community Agencies to Hold Energy Assistance Days to Help Customers Pay Utility Bills

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is teaming with local community organizations to hold Energy Assistance Days where customers can sign up for special financial assistance programs to help pay their utility bills or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.

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The events will take place in Monmouth, Morris and Ocean counties beginning the second week of September and continue into October.

Representatives from JCP&L and several community agencies will be on hand to answer questions and help customers determine if they are eligible for financial assistance to pay a past-due utility bill, reduce future bills or to enroll in energy efficiency programs.  In order to complete the required application on the day of the event, customers should bring their Social Security cards, proof of income for all household residents, deed or rental lease and a recent electric bill.

The Energy Assistance Day locations and dates include:

  • Sept. 6 – United Way, Freehold Raceway Mall, 3710 Route 9, Freehold – 10 a.m.6 p.m.
  • Sept. 11 – Monmouth County Connection, 3544 Route 66, Neptune10:30 a.m.6:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 12 – The Salvation Army, 180 Newman Springs Road, Red Bank10 a.m.5 p.m.
  • Sept. 13 – Church of the Visitation, 755 Mantoloking Road, Brick – 10 a.m.5 p.m.
  • Sept. 14 – Union Beach Municipal Building, 650 Poole Ave., Union Beach10 a.m.6 p.m.
  • Sept. 17 – Ocean County Library, 301 Lexington Ave., Lakewood10 a.m.5 p.m.
  • Sept. 18 – The Salvation Army, 605 Asbury Avenue, Asbury Park9 a.m.6 p.m.
  • Sept. 20 – First Baptist Church, 410 9th Ave, Belmar10 a.m.5 p.m.
  • Sept. 21 – Saint Luke's Catholic Church, 1674 Old Freehold Rd., Toms River10 a.m.5 p.m.
  • Sept. 24 – Eatontown Public Library, 33 Broad Street, Eatontown10 a.m.6 p.m.
  • Sept. 25 – Saint Barnabas Church, 33 Woodland Street, Bayville10 a.m.6 p.m.
  • Sept. 26 – Jackson Township Center, 45 Don Connor Boulevard, Jackson – 9 a.m.4 p.m.
  • Sept. 27 – Long Branch Library, 328 Broadway Ave, Long Branch10 a.m.6 p.m.
  • Sept. 28 – Bay Shore Senior Day Center, 100 Main Street, Keansburg10 a.m.6 p.m.
  • Oct. 10 – Interfaith Food Pantry, 2 Executive Drive, Morris Plains – noon – 5 p.m.
  • Oct. 17 – The Salvation Army, 76 North Bergen Street, Dover – 10 a.m.5 p.m.
  • Oct. 24 – Denville Municipal Building, One Saint Mary's Place, Denville1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.           

For additional information about energy assistance and conservation programs available for JCP&L customers visit

JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE).  JCP&L serves 1.1 million customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.  Follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at, or online at

FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.  Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York.  The company's transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp or online at

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