LiHeap funds now available for water and/or heating assistance to qualified residents

press release from Partnership for Community Action

LIHEAP Funds became available starting Nov. 1, 2022, through local non-profit for FY 2023 Energy Season to residents of DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale, Newton and Walton counties.

Decatur, Georgia —— Partnership for Community Action, Inc. (PCA) would like to inform eligible clients who live in DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale, Newton, and Walton Counties of available funds from the Georgia Department of Human Services to provide assistance with water bills through the Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). A portion of the funds are from the Public Service Commission. Those that are eligible will be able to apply for this one-time water assistance payment of $200 or $300 to help with the high cost of water bills.

Eligible clients may only receive a one-time payment per program year.

The LIHEAP Heating season opens Nov. 1, 2022, for senior citizen households, 65 and older, and for the general public December 1, 2022, at 7 AM.

Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, PCA will open our doors for applicants with appointments only. The appointment must be limited to the appointment only

Heating assistance appointments can be made online at or by calling our customer service line at 404-537-4300. Due to high call volumes, we strongly encourage clients to use the online appointment system.

All potential clients that meet the requirements and guidelines of 60% of the median household income for Georgia, and are able to provide the following information may apply:

  • Proof of income for all household members 18 years of age and older for the last 30 days
  • Most recent gas bill
  • Most recent electric bill
  • Social security cards for all household members
  • Valid ID for applicant and any household member over 60 years of age
    Failure to have all required documentation uploaded or dropped off before your telephone appointment may delay your assistance. Once an appointment is scheduled at, the applicant will have the option to complete the Questionnaire and upload required documents.

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