Iowa Council Bluffs

Help Paying Utility Bills in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Welcome to our Council Bluffs utility assistance page. We provide listings for low income families who need help paying their electric bills. provides programs sponsored by local governments as well as non-profit organizations designed to assist low-income individuals and families with utility bills.
There are federal funds destined to subsidize electric and heating bills in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

If you have trouble paying your home energy bill, there are government and non-profit programs that can help. Federal programs like the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs. Additionally, many state programs provide residents with heating and electrical bills. Some programs provide budget billing so that monthly bills don't exceed a certain amount while other programs provide assistance with usage reduction.

Top Utility Assistance Programs

MidAmerican Energy

Council Bluffs Center 3003 South 11th Street
Council Bluffs, IA - 51503

Inter-Faith Response Inc.

25 South 15th Street, Suite 6C PRESCRIPTION and optical vouchersPANTRY REFE
Council Bluffs, IA - 51501
(712) 322-0531;

West Central Community Action - Pottawattamie County

300 West Broadway, Suite 35
Council Bluffs, IA - 51503
(712) 322-2621

More Utility Assistance Programs

Due to the small number of listings in Council Bluffs we have listed some area listings below.

Metropolitan Utilities District

1723 Harney Street (402) 504-7002 - Past due bill questionsBURI
Omaha, NE - 68102
(402) 554-6666;

Omaha Public Power District - OPPD - Downtown

444 South 16th Street Mall HELP DESK for pledges 514-1140
Omaha, NE - 68102-2247
(402) 636-2000;

Society of St Vincent De Paul

4320 Fort Street FOOD PANTRY (listed separately)
Omaha, NE - 68102

Douglas County General Assistance

Primary Health Care Network 4102 Woolworth Avenue Eligibility is based
Omaha, NE - 68105
(402) 444-6215;

Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership - Sarpy Office

1908 Hancock Street BUDGET COUNSELINGFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for rent and util
Bellevue, NE - 68005
(402) 292-2961;