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COVID-19 utility assistance
The following partner agencies are offering utility payment assistance for those homeowners or renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Their contact information and links are listed below:

 Low-income Discount Program

The City of Shelton has two low-income discount programs. One is for senior citizens 62 or older, and the other is for disabled citizens. The City offers a 20% discount on the utility bill to low-income seniors and disabled citizens.

Support Our Sheltonians
SOS or Support Our Sheltonians is a program that started in 2004. The City of Shelton, with the help of Community Action Council and caring citizens, assists needy families with their city utility bill.

SOS, Support Our Sheltonians, is a great opportunity for neighbors and friends to help those less fortunate that are struggling to pay their utility bills; all donations are tax-deductible! Since the beginning of the program, 158 families have received assistance.

Please consider a contribution to this program and help our community members in need. All donated funds go directly to help low-income seniors and disabled citizens, there are no administrative charges. Please contact the City of Shelton if you have any questions about the SOS program at (360) 426-4491.

To apply for assistance, call Community Action Council at (360)426-9726 or through their website at To make a donation, click here SOS Donation