BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Capital Area United Way partners with Entergy Louisiana to assist Entergy customers with utility bills in the 10-parish service area.

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 9:00 a.m., customers qualifying in Ascension, Iberville, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana parishes will have the opportunity to apply online for a one-time $150 credit on their Entergy electric bill. For more information on how to apply, click here.

“We’re proud to partner with United Ways throughout Louisiana on this first-of-its-kind program for our customers,” said Phillip May, Entergy Louisiana president and CEO. “We understand the difficulties people are facing and we pride ourselves on being a partner in the communities we serve. Together, we have weathered many storms and our communities deserve the best response we can give them.”

Those who are selected will receive information via text, email, and phone. If customers suspect a scam, visit Entergy’s scam website or call Entergy at 1-800-ENTERGY.

To qualify for the one-time credit, Entergy Louisiana customers must have a total household income of up to 250% of the federal poverty level. Eligibility requirements include:

HOUSEHOLD SIZE250% FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL ANNUAL INCOME
1$33,975
2$45,775
3$57,575
4$69,375
5$81,175
6$92,975

The documentation needed to apply for the credit are as follows:

  • Photo Identification (Driver’s License, State-issued ID, Passport)
  • One of the following income options for each income earner age 18 or older
    • First page of 2021 tax return(s)
    • 2021 W2(s)
    • Last paystub(s)
    • Social Security Administration 1099 or 1042S form(s)

For more information about bill assistance and one-time credit, click here.