When can I apply for LIHWAP assistance?

The program is now open to Georgia residents.  The program prioritizes households and has a phased system for dispersing funds.  The temporary program will remain open until funds are depleted or until June 30, 2023, whichever occurs first.

Phase 1Through December 31, 2021Households with past-due water bill balances
Phase 2Begins January 3, 2022
  • Households with past-due water bill balances
  • Household with elderly (60 years of age or older) members or with children five years of age and younger
Phase 3Begins February 1, 2022All other eligible residents

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1. What is the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program?
2. How do I qualify for LIHWAP?
3. How do I apply for LIHWAP?
4. Can I apply for LIHWAP through the ACC Public Utilities Department or Water Business Office?
5. When can I apply for LIHWAP assistance?
6. What do I need to bring to my appointment with Action, Inc. to apply for assistance?
7. How much monetary assistance can I receive?
8. How long will it take to receive my benefits if I'm eligible?
9. How often can I apply for assistance from LIHWAP?
10. Can LIHWAP help with my energy bill?