Crisis Intervention Program (CIP)
Crisis Intervention Program (CIP), is a year-round program that assists individuals and families who are experiencing a heating or cooling related crisis, a life threatening or health related emergency, and have a final notice or past due utility bill. Residents must meet the income guidelines, be responsible for the bill, provide their account number and show proof of income. Assistance is available year-round or until funds run out.
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), is a federal program available December - March that assists households with their home heating needs, so they won't have to choose between heating their homes and paying for other basic needs. You do not have to be at risk of disconnection or delinquent to take advantage of this one-time, direct vendor payment in the amount of $300, $400, or $500. Residents must meet the income guidelines, be responsible for the bill, provide their account number and show proof of income.
Assistance is available December 1 - March 31 or until funds run out.
December is application priority month for residents age 60 or older, or disabled and receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services. All households can apply January - March 31.
Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)
LIHWAP is a temporary emergency program that will help eligible households and families afford water and wastewater services, providing a one-time payment for eligible low-income households paid directly to the utility company. LIHWAP runs through September 2023 or until the funds are exhausted.
If your water or wastewater services have been cut off or if you have received notice that your services are in danger of being cut off because your bill is past due, or you simply need help paying your water bill, you may be eligible!
Any of the following forms of identification: State ID Card, Driver's License or Passport
Social Security Number
Proof of Income
Residents can apply by:
Download and print a flyer to share with your friends, family, and community. Crisis Intervention Program (CIP): English | SpanishLow Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP): English | Spanish