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Arrearage Assistance Program

Funds will be soon be depleted.

HPE encourages you to apply now.

The Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program applications are online at:


You can contact a local Community Action Agency for assistance with the application process. If you need assistance, you can also call Hyde Park Electric customer service 888-2310.

Hyde Park Electric customers, residential and non-residential, are encouraged to apply for arrearage assistance financial support for over-due bills due to the COVID Emergency. HPE customers may be eligible if the arrearages are over 60 days past due and are attributable to economic hardship due to loss of income caused by the pandemic.

The Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program (VCAPP) is managed by the Vermont Department of Public Service, created by the Vermont Legislature and funded with $8 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the State of Vermont Coronavirus Relief Fund. The application deadline is November 30, 2020 – yet the funds may be depleted before the deadline.