WATER BILL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Available through Hocking, Athens, Perry Community Action

WHAT IS THE PROGRAM?

The Water Bill Assistance Program is a one-time benefit to be paid directly to the water company to pay the bill, late fees, reconnect fees, or other items on the bill that are required to continue service for at least 30 days. Additional items may include sewer charges or current and past bill amounts.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

This program is for income-eligible residents with a disconnected water source. Households must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. The water bill must be in the process of disconnect or already in shut-off status.

Family SizeAnnual Income
1$25,520
2$34,480
3$43,440
4$52,400
5$61,360
6$70,320
7$79,280
8$92,720
Each Additionaladd $8,960

WHAT INFORMATION WILL I NEED TO PROVIDE?

You will need to bring the current water bill as well as proof of income for the last 30 days or proof of assistance through PRC, OWF, and TANF. You will also need to bring in a photo ID, social security card, or another form of identification.

HOW CAN I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT?

We are operating this program in Hocking, Athens, and Perry Counties. Appointments will be conducted over the phone. For Athens County, please call Amanda at (740) 767-4500. For Hocking and Perry Counties, please call Angel at (740) 385-6813.