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Apply for Need-Based Financial Help

The programs listed below use your income and other household information to determine if you’re eligible for bill payment assistance, discounts and other financial help.

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SAWS Uplift

Your neighbors at San Antonio Water System are here to help ease the burden of utility costs with 14 different assistance programs you can apply for with one, simple application.

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County Utility Assistance

Bexar County has created a single application to qualify applicants for utility assistance under several federal programs. Applications for 2022 are closed, but new applications will be accepted in 2023.

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Texas Utility Help

Texas Utility Help can give financial assistance to qualified Texas homeowners and renters with low income. Eligible expenses include electricity, gas, propane, water, and wastewater.

Small Business COVID Impact Grants Program

Assistance through the City of San Antonio is now available for small business owners. Eligible customers can receive grants up to $35,000 for business expenses including utility expenses.

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Help From Other Partner Agencies

Our partner organizations across the region provide additional emergency assistance for rent, mortgage, utilities, phone and other needs.