Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIH-WAP)

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Frequently Asked Questions about the LIH-WAP Program

 LIH-WAP, the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program will provide this help to income eligible Lorain County residents. Households must be living at or below 175% of the Federal Poverty Level.  

Apply by sending an email through LCCAA's Contact Us form. Direct your email to "Water Assistance (LIHWAP)." Click here to go to the Contact Us form. 

Clients will need to provide copies of the following documents to receive benefits, which will be paid directly to their water and/or wastewater company:
  • Copies of their most recent water/wastewater bills;
  • A list of all household members and proof of income for the last 30 days or 12 months for each member;
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal residency for all household members;
  • Proof of disability (if applicable).
You can also apply at energyhelp.ohio.gov.