Providing assistance with CARE

At ComEd, we truly care about our customers. That’s why, through the ComEd CARE programs, we offer a range of financial assistance programs to help qualified customers with paying their electric bills, and we support energy-assistance programs that help those in need.

Residential Hardship

Receive assistance with your bill during a time of financial hardship.


Assistance for activated and deployed member of the U.S Armed Forces, National Guard, Reserves and veterans with paying their electric bills. 

Non-profit Special Hardship

ComEd understands some organizations face hardships, making it difficult for them to pay their electric bills. We are proud to lend a hand through this program.

Gift Certificates

Consider giving a ComEd gift certificate; convenient and thoughtful, they can be used toward any ComEd utility bill.

Additional Resources

Discover more programs and assistance offered through various agencies in Illinois.

Get Help Signing Up

Customers can receive help signing up for assistance at the following locations:

Date Time Location
3/4/2014 9am-2pm South Austin Senior Center
5071 W. Congress Pkwy, Chicago
3/12/2014 9am-2pm Will County Community Center
304 N. Scott St., Joliet
3/21/2014 9am-2pm Rockford Human Services
555 N. Court St., Rockford*
3/22/2014 10am-2pm Fellowship Baptist Church
4543 S. Princeton Ave., Chicago

Note: for this location ONLY, customers interested in the Residential Special Hardship Program must call ahead for an appointment at (815) 987-5711.

For a Limited Time

ComEd offers flexible financial assistance options through April 1. Learn More (pdf)