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
- City of Reedley
- City of Orange Cove
- Malaga County Water District
- County of Fresno Department of Public Works and Planning
- City of Coalinga
- City of Firebaugh
- Del Rey Community Services
- City of San Joaquin
- Bakman Water Company
- City of Clovis
- City of Fresno
- City of Kerman
- City of Kingsburg
- Laton Community Services District
- City of Mendota
- City of Parlier
- Pinedale County Water District
- City of Sanger
- City of Huron
- City of Dos Palos
- Amador Water Agency
- Del Oro Water Company
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!
CITY OF ORANGE COVE
DATE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH AND FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH
TIME: 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
LOCATION: CITY OF ORANGE COVE COMMUNITY CENTER
1705 ANCHOR AVE, ORANGE COVE CA 93646
CITY OF KERMAN
DATE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH AND FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND
TIME: 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
LOCATION: KERMAN CITY HALL
850 S MADERA AVE, KERMAN CA 93630