SoCalGas: Gas Assistance Fund (GAF)

The Gas Assistance (GAF) helps low-income customers in the community who are having difficulty paying their gas bills.

United Way of Greater Los Angeles works with about 100 nonprofit, community based organizations to help distribute funds to qualified customers of The Gas Company. Income eligibility criteria are the same as for CARE.

Gas Assistance Fund Income Guidelines

Maximum Household Income
(Effective until May 31, 2013)
Number of Persons
in Household
Total Combined Annual Income
1 $22,340
2 $30,260
3 $38,180
4 $46,100
5 $54,020
6 $61,940
7 $69,860
8 $77,780
each additional person $7,920

You may already qualify if you receive benefits from any of the following programs:

  • Medi-Cal
  • TANF (AFDC)
  • Food Stamps
  • WIC
  • Healthy Families Category A & B
  • SSI
  • LIHEAP
  • NSL Free Lunch Program
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)

This year, the program offers a one-time pledge up to $100. The program is financed through customer contributions, which are then matched by the utility company.

Contact SoCalGas for more information, or the United Way of Greater Los Angeles at:

Toll Free:

English 1-800-427-2200
Spanish 1-800-342-4545
國語 1-800-427-1429
粵語 1-800-427-1420
한국어 1-800-427-0471
Tiếng Việt 1-800-427-0478
For Other Languages 1-888-427-1345
Hearing Impaired (TDD) 1-800-252-0259

United Way of Greater Los Angeles
(213) 630-2100

Local United Way offices:
Antelope & Santa Clarita Valleys: (661) 729-8910
San Fernando & San Gabriel Valleys: (818) 380-2560
Harbor Area: (562) 988-2500