Mayor's Office

Water Assistance Programs for Residents

This page is dedicated to providing information on resources available to eligible Flint residents for water assistance. Below is a list of programs for Flint residents designed to offer assistance with water and sewer bills, health services and more. Click on the links or call the numbers listed to find the right program for your household.

Water Residential Assistance Program

The Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP) is a two year program that provides funding to eligible, low-income homeowners to assist with water bills, water conservation, and self-sufficiency initiatives. Phone: 313-386-9727

Catholic Charities

Flint residents can get up to 5 gallons of filtered water per day at 2 locations within the city at no cost. Follow the link for more information. In addition, the organization has programs to help with food assistance, job searches and clothing. Phone: 810-232-9950

Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund

The Homeowner Assistance Fund was established under section 3206 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the ARP) to mitigate hardships associated with the coronavirus pandemic by providing funds to prevent homeowner mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosure, loss of utilities or home energy services and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial hardship on or after January 21, 2020 or for those homeowners who experience a coronavirus pandemic financial hardship that began before January 21, 2020 but continued after that date. Follow the link for more information or call. Phone: 844-756-4423

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a temporary emergency program to help low-income households pay overdue water and wastewater bills. Michigan received emergency funding from Congress to administer this program. This program is available to low-income homeowners or renters. The program is administered in Genesee County by GCCARD. Phone: 810-232-2185

Department of Health and Human Service

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has a variety of assistance programs offering help with utilities, food access, housing, finances and more. Follow the link for a list of resources or call. Phone: 810-760-7300