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Brightmoor Energy & Water Assistance Program

Brightmoor (zip codes 48219 and 48223) residents at or below 250% FPL, with children 18 and under living in the household, and who meet additional eligibility criteria may apply for assistance through the Brightmoor Utility Assistance Program.


You are eligible for support from this program if:

  • The applicant must be Brightmoor resident (48219 + 48223 zip codes).
  • The applicant’s household income must be at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • The utility account must be in the applicant’s name, or the applicant must live at the service address.
  • The utility account must be residential. Business or commercial accounts are not eligible.
  • Unauthorized usage charges will not be covered.


The following documents must be submitted with the application.

  • Completed and signed Application.
  • Copy of valid driver’s license or photo ID for applicant/account holder. The ID address must match the service address.
  • Proof of income for the last 30 days, i.e., pension, pay stubs, SSI.
  • Copy of the utility bill(s) to be paid.

Due to an overwhelming response in application volume. THAW is currently not accepting any new applications (includes mail, in person, or online).

Household Income Requirements

Household Size Annual Household 250% of FPL
1 $33,975
2 $45,775
3 $57,575
4 $69,375
5 $81,175
6 $92,975
7 $104,775
8 $116,575

* Completing an application does not guarantee assistance payment. Clients are served on a first come, first serve basis as funds are limited.

Frequently Asked Questions

What area of Brightmoor does this program serve?

Residents in zip codes 48219 and 48223 are eligible to apply.

I don’t meet the eligibility requirements, am I still eligible for any programs THAW offers?

THAW encourages you to complete its application for assistance. THAW has programs available that you may qualify for.

I need help completing my THAW application for assistance!

Call 1-800-866-8429 and one of our Utility Assistance Center associates can help guide you through the application process.