Members Helping Members

To assist our SMECO members who are unable to work and may suffer economic hardship during the COVID-19 outbreak, please enroll in the Members Helping Members program. Fill out the form below.

If you need to apply for assistance, call the Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee at 301-274-4474, extension 286, and leave a message.

Help your neighbors keep their lights on:

You can help your Southern Maryland neighbors who are struggling to pay their electric bills when you contribute to Members Helping Members. Simply sign up to add $1, $5, or $10 to your electric bill each month.

Donations will go to Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, which will give the money to customer-members who seek aid and meet the qualifications.

I want to donate to help my neighbors!
Monthly Donation Amount*


Other ways to join Members Helping Members:

If you would like to make a larger donation, you may send a check to:

Members Helping Members
P.O. Box 1937
Hughesville, MD 20637

Your contribution to Members Helping Members is tax-deductible. You may discontinue your participation at any time by calling 1-888-440-3311.

Need help paying your bill?

Call one of the agencies below to apply for assistance.

Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Inc.

(Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties)
8371 Leonardtown Road (Old Route 5), Hughesville

Prince George’s County Department of Social Services

805 Brightseat Road, Landover

Patriot Connect 

SMECO’s Patriot Connect program is designed to help veterans and active military personnel who may be having a difficult time transitioning back into the community. 

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