If you need assistance paying your utility bills, contact the agencies listed below to see if you qualify for assistance.

WAHKIAKUM COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM (access to REAP Program)

Wahkiakum Health & Human Services Community Outreach program serves Wahkiakum County and administers Wahkiakum PUD’s Residential Energy Assistance Program (REAP) Wahkiakum PUD’s Senior and/or Disabled Citizen Discount Program, other sources of utility assistance, housing/rental assistance, emergency housing, food/ clothing assistance, referrals and more. For a complete list of services and to determine if you qualify for utility assistance call 360-795-8630 or 1-800-635-5989 or visit Wahkiakum Health & Human Services at https://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/244/Community-Outreach.

LOWER COLUMBIA  (COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM) CAP

LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program) 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. CAP may offer additional services such as Home Energy Assessments, housing, senior services, Meals on Wheels and more. For a complete list of services, call CAP at 360-425-3430 or visit www.lowercolumbiacap.org to learn more.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS (VFW) ASSISTANCE

Wahkiakum Post 5297 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars assistance and resources (including local contact information) can be found on their website at http://www.dva.wa.gov/county-information/wahkiakum-county-information

KINSHIP CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM

Local assistance may be available for a family member caring for a relative’s child(ren) in Wahkiakum County. Assistance may include rent, utility, bedding, furniture, clothing, school supplies, instrument rentals, gas and bus vouchers, car repairs, tutoring, food and interpreter services. For more information visit www.dshs.wa.gov/kinshipcare to learn more.

WASHINGTON INFORMATION NETWORK 211

Serving Oregon and Southwest Washington communities by helping people identify, navigate and connect with the local resources they need. 211info officially serves every Oregon county as well as Clark, Skamania, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Southwest Washington giving clients an extra layer of service around such categories as food assistance, parenting and early childhood resources and prenatal care.


If you are making a payment for service that has been disconnected, you will need to contact Wahkiakum PUD at 360-795-3266 or 360-465-2171 during normal business hours to have service connected.