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Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

LIHWAP is a temporary emergency program that will help eligible households and families afford water and wastewater services, providing a one-time payment for eligible low-income households paid directly to the utility company. LIHWAP runs through September 2023 or until the funds are exhausted.    

          

Click here for more information.  


To safely serve customers who need assistance, the Department of Social Services is accepting applications for Food and Nutrition assistance, Medicaid, Work First Family Assistance or other DSS Services online, by phone or by mail. For additional information on assistance programs offered during the COVID-19 pandemic, please click here.


 

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services allows you to do a pre-assessment through ePASS to determine if you are potentially eligible for assistance.  Actual eligibility determination must be done at the Granville County DSS.

Watch this ePass Informative Video to learn more about accessing the secure online portal connecting you to benefits. Please click on lint to apply: https://epass.nc.gov/

 

 

 


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