Need help with your LG&E bill?

Your household may be eligible to receive up to $1000 in utility assistance.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Jefferson County, KY Resident
  • Experienced a COVID-related economic hardship
  • Have a past due/delinquent LG&E bill with arrearages from March 16th, 2020 to March 31st, 2021
  • Application must be completed in its entirety



Apply now


If you cannot fill out the application online, you can find the Community Ministry that serves your zip code here and call them for assistance. You can also call 2-1-1 and request the number of your Community Ministry.

At the end of the application you will need to sign it electronically. (This may take a minute to load!) After signing the document, make sure you press continue. When you see this image, the application has been processed and you will hear back in less than one week about the assistance.

Watch a demonstration on how to successfully complete the online application here.

Qualified applicants will receive assistance based on the order received. Funds for the Metro COVID-19 Utility Assistance Program are made possible by Louisville Metro Government.

The Association of Community Ministries (ACM) is proud to be a national model for a network providing emergency assistance to neighbors in crisis across Jefferson County. ACM is an umbrella organization bringing 13 Community Ministries together to serve residents on a neighborhood level.

Community Ministry Services

For Louisville Metro Residents

Individual and Family Assistance

This service helps provide a caring, responsive environment to which families in crisis come to receive assistance in resolving their crisis.

Job Readiness

Job Readiness helps individuals prepare for getting a job, from creating a resume, to interviewing to starting their first day of employment.

Seasonal Programs

Special seasonal programs are often offered, such as Thanksgiving Meals, Winter Coats, and Christmas programs.

Watch the video below from the ABC News World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer titled “Going Home – Hope in Louisville”.

Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care provides a structured program balancing physical & cognitive activities designed to help frail older adults function at their highest level for as long as possible.

Meals on Wheels

With the assistance of other community services, Meals on Wheels works through many of our community ministries, as a base for the distribution of home delivered meals to the home bound of our community.

Housing Assistance

Our Community Ministries can be a resource for those needing housing.

How To Get Help

Contact the community ministry in your Zip Code area for assistance.

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