If you are having trouble paying your natural gas bill, please contact us right away for assistance; don't wait until you receive a disconnection/shut-off notice or your natural gas service has been disconnected. You can also refer to the programs and services below for payment assistance.



​Assistance programs

Financial assistance may be available to eligible low-income households for home heating needs through federally funded programs and crisis assistance offered by counties.

Energy Assistance Programs This federally funded program helps pay heating costs for eligible customers.
Gas Affordability Program (GAP)CenterPoint Energy offers this program to help eligible low-income Minnesota customers. 
Minnesota Cold Weather RuleLearn about your rights and responsibilities under the Minnesota Cold Weather Rule.
The Salvation Army HeatShare ProgramHeatShare provides energy assistance year-round.
Minnesota law regarding active military personnel  Residential customers who have a household member in active military duty have disconnection protection.
County Assistance Programs Minnesota county governments offer assistance programs to help residents in crisis.


Learn more about energy- and money-saving programs for income-qualified customers​.