Financial Assistance Programs

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) 

The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides one-time financial assistance to help Californians struggling to pay overdue residential water or wastewater bills. LIHWAP is funded by the federal government and administered by the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD). Through LIHWAP, CSD works with a network of community-based local service providers to help low-income households pay down their outstanding water and wastewater utility bills.

For more information visit: https://csd.ca.gov/waterbill

To apply online visit: https://www.caliheapapply.com/Home?Referrer=60057 or call (707) 463-0303 for an application to be mailed. 

Applications can also be printed and mailed to:                               English Application                                                            

North Coast Energy Services, Inc. 

1100 Coddingtown Ctr.                                                                            Spanish Application                                              

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 


2022 LIHWAP Income Eligibility

1 person
2 persons
3 persons
4 persons
5 persons
6 persons 
7 persons
8 persons
9 persons
10 persons
$2,564.73
$3,353.87
$4,143.02
$4,932.17
$5,721.31
$6,510.46
$6,658.43
$6,806.39
$6,954.36
$7,102.32

Additional Financial Assistance Resources

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) 211 or (800) 325-9604 Toll Freesocoemergency.org
Salvation Army (707) 542-0981santarosa.salvationarmy.org
Windsor Service Alliance (707) 838-6947