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Payment Plans & Bill Assistance

Seattle City Light is disconnecting customers for non-payment. City Light has flexible payment plans available to all customers. For income-eligible residential customers, we have bill assistance programs available, including emergency bill assistance and the Utility Discount Program. If your electricity has been disconnected, call (206) 684-3000 Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm to discuss your options.

Charitable Giving

As a public utility, we work every day to bring value to our customers. One way we do this is by providing opportunities for our customers and employees to give back to the communities and causes they care about.

Project Share

Imagine turning on a light and nothing happens. Every year, thousands of friends, neighbors, children, and seniors would have been left in the dark if it wasn't for Project Share and donations from people like you. Project Share is a Washington State registered charity funded by donations from the community. Donations are tax deductible and help people in need maintain access to essential electricity services.

Since 1990, City Light has been assisting customers who are facing financial challenges and have past due electricity bills with emergency assistance made possible by Project Share.

Two Ways to Donate

  • Give online with your credit or debit card ($10.00 minimum donation). If you are donating from outside the United States, please call.

  • Add a one-time or recurring donation added to your City Light bill.

No one should go without electricity. Please consider donating today.

Employee Giving

Our employees participate throughout the year in events that champion and raise money for important causes. Whether grassroots events like our annual Car Show BBQ, employee-led holiday giving drives, to utility-wide campaigns for Project Share, City Light empowers our employees to make a difference.

City Light

Debra Smith, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34023, Seattle, WA, 98124-4023
Phone: (206) 684-3000
SCL_ExternalComms@seattle.gov

Seattle City Light was created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902 to provide affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power to the City of Seattle and neighboring suburbs.