Utility & Emergency Assistance
Temporary Utility Assistance
There is temporary assistance available for renters in Wahkiakum County for utility assistance. For more information, please click the following link. T-RAP
Wahkiakum PUD Programs
Senior & Disabled Discount Program
To qualify for this program, applicants must be 62 years of age or older or a disabled citizen meeting criteria of the Wahkiakum PUD Resolution No. 1215 and have $26,160 or less gross annual household income for the previous calendar year.
To apply for or renew your Senior and/or Disabled Citizen Discount, contact the Community Outreach Coordinator at Wahkiakum Co. Health & Human Services (WCHHS) at 360-795-8630 option 4.
REAP (Residential Energy Assistance Program)
This program provides opportunity for customers to help each other by making voluntary contributions to assist low-income residential customers who are struggling to pay their utility bill.
Qualified households may be eligible for a one-time per calendar year assistance with utilities based upon eligibility and availability of funds.
To apply for REAP assistance, contact the Community Outreach Coordinator at WCHHS at 360-795-8630 opt. 4.
Lower Columbia CAP Programs
LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
LIHEAP is a federally funded program that assists low-income households in making home heating more affordable, avoid shutoff of utility services during the winter months, and maintain a warm, safe, and healthy environment for their families. Clients must meet income eligibility guidelines to qualify.
To contact Lower Columbia CAP about LIHEAP, please call 360-425-3430 or 800-383-2101 or visit their website at https://lowercolumbiacap.org/get-help/energy-assistance/