CARE CAPITATION AGENCY
WHAT IS CARE?
The California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE)
program provides eligible SoCalGas
a 20% discount on their monthly natural gas bill.
Program eligibility is based on the household
income or if someone in the household is enrolled
in a public assistance program (see chart on page
2). Participants are required to recertify their
eligibility every two or four years when requested,
depending on their qualifications.
The CARE program is available to residential,
multi-family dwelling units and mobile home parks
with submeters to all individuals. Learn more at
HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE:
SoCalGas is offering community-based
organizations, under agreement, compensation
for enrolling their program participants in
the CARE program. You can help non-English
speaking communities, ethnically diverse groups,
seniors, rural residents, veterans and other hard-
to-reach groups learn more about CARE.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
• Agencies are accepted based on SoCalGas’
geographic needs and the agency’s ability to
incorporate the program into their existing
• Agencies will be compensated for all approved
CARE applications that are submitted to SoCalGas.
• The program will not compensate for ineligible
customers, incomplete applications, or customers
already enrolled in the CARE program.
HOW TO GET STARTED IN THE
CARE CAPITATION AGENCIES
• Complete the enclosed questionnaire and email or
mail it to the address below.
• Agencies selected for the program will be notified
by SoCalGas. Accepted agencies will be required
to sign a service agreement and return with a
certificate of insurance and a W-9 Tax form.
• Training will be provided to all new agencies.
CALIFORNIA ALTERNATE RATES FOR ENERGY (CARE)