Listings for Financial / Utility Discounts

Financial

Finances impact every part of our lives. As we age, finances can be strained by a fixed income, familial obligations, changes in the economy, and more. Resources, both public and private, in the community can help you to navigate your personal financial situations.

Utility Discounts

These programs offer financial discounts on utility bills. Most programs have income limits, guidelines, and an application process.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Assurance Wireless

P.O. Box 5040
Charleston, IL 61920-9907

(888) 898-4888

https://www.assurancewireless.com/

  • Low Income

description
Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline Assistance program that provides a free Android smartphone, free monthly data, unlimited texts and monthly minutes for qualified low-income individuals. You may be eligible based on household income or if you or a member of your household participate in public assistance programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, or SSI.

costs
Free to qualifying customers

CenturyLink

Lifeline Telephone Assistance Program

(866) 540-3330

http://www.centurylink.com/aboutus/community/community-development/lifeline.html

description
This program is a discount program for older adults who meet low-income requirements. Federal rules allow only one subsidized landline or cell phone per household. To apply, call or visit the website.

City of Tucson Water

Tucson, AZ

(520) 791-5443 | TDD (520) 791-2639

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/water/low-income-assistance-program

  • Low Income

description
Tucson Water provides monthly assistance to low-income customers. You must be a customer of Tucson Water to apply. The income limits to quality are: $1,261/month for one; $2,066/month for two. Call Pima County Economic Development to schedule appointment. No walk-ins are accepted.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

City of Tucson Water

Zanjero Program

310 W. Alameda St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 791-3242

http://www.tucsonaz.gov/water/request-audit

description
Tucson Water's Zanjero Program program helps residential customers manage their water use. Customers can request a free individualized survey of their home water use that gives them tips and information on how to lower water use and water bills.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Environmental Resources

The City of Tucson
Trash Discount

Tucson, AZ

(520) 791-3171

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/es/low-income-assistance-program

  • Low Income

description
The City of Tucson provides discounts for qualified customers for utility services. Qualified customers can recieve a $12 credit - good for one year - toward the environmental services fee. The income limits for the program are: $1,261/month for one; $2,066/month for two. Call for more information. I

service area
Tucson

business hours
M – F 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Green Valley Water Bill Assistance Hotline

3290 S. Camino Del Sol
Green Valley, AZ 85622

(520) 724-2667

http://www.gvwaterdistrict.com/home

  • Low Income

description
This program provides water bill discounts for low-income Green Valley residents.

service area
Green Valley

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Q-Link Wireless

(855) 754-6543

Fax: (855) 837-5465

http://www.qlinkwireless.com

  • Low Income

description
Q-Link Wireless is a government program that provides a free smartphone with free monthly services such as monthly calling, monthly data, unlimited texting and more for low-income individuals. You may qualify if you participate in a government program like SNAP, EBT, Medicaid, Section 8, SSI, Veteran pension Benefits, and more.

costs
Free to qualifying customers

Safelink Wireless

Wireless Phone Discount

P.O. Box 220009
Milwaukie, OR 97269-0009

(800) 723-3546 | (800) 378-1684

Fax: 866-902-5756

http://www.safelinkwireless.com

  • Low Income

description
SafeLink Wireless is a program serving eligible households provided by TracFone Wireless, Inc. You may use your current phone or apply to receive a new phone free of charge.

business hours
Enrollments and Plan Changes M-S 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM EST; Su 8:00 AM- 7:00 PM EST; Technical Support M - Su 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

costs
Income limits: $1,357/month for one; $1,827/ month for two.

Southwest Gas

Utility Assistance

Tucson, AZ

(877) 860-6020

https://www.swgas.com/

  • Low Income

description
Southwest Gas offers a utility assistance program for qualified customers. Program includes a discounted monthly basic service charge and a 30% reduction on the first 150 therms per month from Nov., 1st–Apr., 30th. Eligibility is based on income and other factors. Call or visit the website for further information and to schedule an appointment. If you need help with the application process, you can call PCOA at 790-7262 for assistance.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tucson Electric Power (TEP)

Utility Assistance

(520) 623-7711

http://www.tep.com

  • Low Income

description
Tucson Electric Power offers a monthly discount to limited-income customers. TEP’s Lifeline Program Discount can offer $9.00 discount per month. Income limits: $1507.50/month for one; $2,030.00/month for two. Complete the application on their website or call to request an application.

business hours
M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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