City of Long Branch

Utility Assistance Program:

To be eligible for LIHWAP assistance, applicants must be water/sewer bill holders who are

responsible for paying their water and sewer bills directly to the water/sewer provider. Also,

applicants’ total gross household income must be at or below 60% of the state median Income

($6,439 a month for a family of four). The LIHWAP frequently asked questions webpage, available

at has additional information about

maximum income limits and other items.

Participants in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) are automatically

eligible for LIHWAP assistance so long as they are water/sewer bill holders.

People can apply online through the DCAid application portal at

Those without computer or internet access can call 1-800-510-3102 to be directed to one of the

community action agencies to assist them with starting, completing, and submitting an application


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