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Payment Assistance


Lumbee River EMC realizes that many of our members have to stretch their money each month just to make ends meet.  When a crisis or emergency occurs, it can create a hardship.  Oftentimes, choices have to be made between medicine, food, and electricity.

As part of our continued commitment to our Member-Owners, Lumbee River EMC partners with local community service agencies through our "LREMC Cares Energy Assistance Program" to assistance members who are experiencing a hardship.  The agencies use Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) guidelines to determine member eligibility for funds.  Eligible members can receive up to $150.00 in assistance one time a year.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a hardship and need assistance with paying an electric bill, we recommend you consult the community service agency in your area:

Cumberland County:

Fayetteville Urban Ministry
701 Whitfield Street
Fayetteville, NC 28306

Hoke County:

Hoke County Senior Services
423 E. Central Avenue
Raeford, NC 28376

Robeson County:

Robeson County Church & Community Center
600 West 5th Street
Lumberton, NC 28358

Scotland County:

Church Community Services
108 S. Gill Street
Laurinburg, NC

How can you help? You can help your fellow member-owners by contributing as little as .50¢ per month to the LREMC Cares Energy Assistance Program. For more details on how you can help, call 910-843-4131.

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