AT&T:  Offers flexible payment options to keep services.  Make payment arrangements online at

Bank of America:  Offering personalized financial assistance and can be reached at 844-219-0690.

Chase:  Set-up a special care line for furloughed employees at 888-356-0023 to discuss available hardship options.

Discover:  Offer assistance such as skipping a payment and having late fees and interest charges reversed if they miss a payment because of the shutdown. To request assistance, call 800-347-2683.

Florida Power and Light:  Offers payment assistance for customers. Call FPL directly.

Mortgage Companies: Call directly.

Orange County Utility:  Waiving late fees and setting up payment arrangements.

Orange County: Offers an assistance program called “Orange Cares 4 You” for customers who qualify. Call 407-836-5515.

Orlando Utilities Commissions:  Customers can make payment extension arrangements by calling 407-423-9018 in Orlando/Orange County or 407-957-7373 in St. Cloud/Osceola County.

Second Harvest and the Salvation Army encourage people impacted by the partial government shutdown in any way to reach out for any assistance with food resources.

Sprint: Offers payment options to keep your service uninterrupted.  Call 888-211-4727 or do an online chat at

T-Mobile:  Offers payment deferral and flexible payment options that allow customers to spread their service payments over time. Call T-Mobile at 611 or 877-746-0909 from any phone.

Verizon:  Offers flexible payment options and a “Promise to Pay” program that can be set up in the My Verizon app or website. Call 866-266-1445.

Wells Fargo:  Call 1-800-TO-WELLS, or the number on the credit card, debit card or statement for assistance, or visit any Wells Fargo branch. Mortgage, loan, and credit customers may qualify for forbearance or other payment assistance programs based on their individual circumstances.