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Ameren Illinois Providing $8 Million in Bill Payment Assistance to Those Impacted by COVID-19

MT. VERNON – Ameren Illinois is doing its part to help those affected financially by the coronavirus pandemic. The utility provider has set aside $8 million for bill payment assistance for those who qualify to help reduce or eliminate a past-due account balance.

Ameren spokesperson Brian Bretsch says if you need assistance, please don’t hesitate to call Ameren.   

Families earning up to $7,642 per month may be eligible for some kind of relief through Ameren’s “Fresh Start” program.

For more information on income eligibility guidelines, visit AmerenIllinois.com/Recovery and to call for assistance, the number is 1-800-755-5000.