Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)
What is LIHWAP?
The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) benefit is a limited, one-time, assistance program designed to help households that are facing the threat of imminent disconnection, have already been disconnected or have past due (arrearage) balances over $250 for their water and wastewater services combined. Customers may apply one time for water and one time for wastewater for the life of the program, which is December 1, 2021 – August 31, 2023.
Other limitations apply. Click here for more information from the State of Illinois website
Funds are limited, so eligible persons are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
How do I apply?
In Peoria County, LIHWAP is administered by Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity (PCCEO). A link to download the application is below. Completed applications should be directed to PCCEO, as indicated below. Applications should NOT be sent to GPSD.
Completed applications should be delivered one of the following ways:
Dropbox located at 711 W. McBean Street, Peoria, IL 61605
Scan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail it to 711 W. McBean Street, Peoria, IL 61605
PCCEO Contact Information:
711 W. McBean St.
Peoria, IL 61605
Phone: (309) 999-3840 (direct program line)