What we do
LIHWAP provides financial help to eligible
Fresno County residents for their residential water utility bills.
Check to see if you are eligible for LIHWAP
Applications available now
Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)
We provide financial help to eligible Fresno County residents for their residential water utility bills. The program gives a one-time benefit for an eligible, low-income customer’s water or wastewater bill.
Below is the current list of participating water systems in Fresno County enrolled as of July 20. We will receive weekly updates from the state and update our website accordingly. At this time, Fresno EOC LIHWAP is only accepting applications from the residents in the cities that have been approved by the state. If your water system is not currently enrolled, please wait to sign up and contact your water system provider directly to enroll into the CSD LIHWAP direct payment program.
PARTICIPATING WATER SYSTEMS
1. Laton Community Services District
2. City of Kingsburg
3. City of Fresno
4. City of Coalinga
5. City of Dos Palos
6. City of Kerman
7. Amador Water Agency
8. Del Oro Water Company
9. Bakman Water Company
10. City of Clovis
11. City of Parlier
12. City of Sanger
13. Del Rey Community Services
14. City of Mendota
15. California Water Service
16. City of Firebaugh
17. City of San Joaquin
Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides financial help to eligible households for their residential water utility bills.
To be eligible for LIHWAP applicants must:
- be a Fresno County resident
- live in a low-income household
- have a valid social security card
- have a valid ID such as a driver’s license, California ID, and/or valid US identification
- provide all pages of the current residential water bill, the current bill must have a past due balance
- CalFresh – food stamps documentation if applicable
See LIHWAP Income Eligibility Chart below:
Persons In Household
Mail the LIHWAP application to P.O. BOX 11906, Fresno, CA 93775
Download and complete the application
Please mail your application and supporting documentation to our address and below.
Please note that the application must be printed.
Residents, please be advised we are accepting applications only at this time.
We are reviewing applications now for eligibility only.
If you are unable to print the application, please call (559) 263-1320 or use the form below to request an application by mail.
LIHEAP - Application by mail request
Fresno Office Location and hours
LIHWAP Contact (mail your application here)
P.O. BOX 11906
Fresno, CA 93775
Monday – Friday
8:30 am to 12:00 pm, 1-5
Closed on holidays
If you need help with your application and need to meet with staff, call (559) 263-1320 for an appointment.
RURAL AND OFFSITE LOCATIONS
Dates and times are subject to change. Please call LIHWAP at (559) 263-1320 to make an appointment for any location. Coming Soon!