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Whatcom County residents can get help on electric bills

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The Opportunity Council is booking appointments beginning Saturday, April 2, for Whatcom County residents who need help paying their Puget Sound Energy electric bills.

Call 360-255-2192 to book appointments for the PSE Home Energy Lifeline Program, which provides grants. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Saturday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Scheduling will remain open the following week during normal operating hours until all available appointments have been filled. For more information, call 360-255-2192 or 1-888-586-7293 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

The council is a nonprofit agency that provides services, including emergency and transitional housing, energy assistance, early childhood education and child-care resources.

The Bellingham Herald

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