Assistance available for electric bills

March 1, 2010 4:05:51 PM PST
People who are behind on their electric bills may qualify for some assistance to get their half their bill paid. signed up for the company's Helping Hand program.

From now until March 31, while funds last, some customers with a financial, medical or other hardship issues can pay 50 percent of their outstanding balance, and ComEd will credit the remaining 50 percent.

You can learn more about the "Helping Hand" by calling 1-888-806-CARE (2273) or by visiting one of the five sign-up locations. Visit