St. Vincent de Paul Energy Assistance - Application Opens 10/4/2023

For over 130 years, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Detroit has heard and responded to the cries of those we serve, regardless of creed, ethnic or social background or gender. All are welcome at our door. Through our unique home visits, we are privileged to see our neighbors in need differently, with our heart, and share the promise of a better tomorrow.

We are able to assist with SER copayments, Affordable Payment Plan enrollments, and some past due energy bill balances.  We also partner with you to find ways to ensure you have the resources you need for an energy secure future.

Step 1
Complete Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ State Emergency Relief (SER) assistance and select St. Vincent de Paul Detroit as your referral partner.  
Step 2
Watch this video to learn about our program.
Step 3
Complete the St. Vincent de Paul MEAP Energy Security Plan. The MEAP Energy Security Plan will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

  • If you are experiencing any technical difficulties while completing the application, please refer to the Troubleshooting page: Troubleshooting.
  • To submit an application, you will need to create a Submittable account. All you need is an email and password to create your account, it's that simple. For further instructions, visit the following help center article How to submit.
  • Supported internet browsers include: Google Chrome, Apple Safari, & Mozilla Firefox.
  • If you have any technical issues, please contact Submittable through the following link: Submittable technical support

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