Low Income Household Water Assistance Program
Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is available for eligible low-income households through September 30, 2023, or until funds are exhausted. The program helps eligible low-income households afford and maintain access to drinking water and wastewater services through federal grants. One-time payments are made directly to the household’s utility company.
People We Serve
LIHWAP serves income-eligible households in these East Bay cities and towns: Barrington, East Providence, Bristol, Warren, Newport, Middletown, Tiverton, Little Compton, Portsmouth, and Jamestown.
LIHWAP can help with:
- reconnection of water services
- prevention of disconnection
- past-due and current water or wastewater balances
Location(s) of the Program
East Providence, RI 02915 401-437-1000, ext. 6606
Tiverton, RI 02878 401-625-5134, ext. 6606
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
How to Enroll
Please call our office at 401-437-1000, ext. 6606 to schedule an appointment. Income guidelines are the same as those followed by the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Please see below.