Utility Assistance

  • Oakland County Water Assistance Programs 

    • Water Residential Assistance Program WRAP Provides assistance with water bills based on your household income.
    • Oakland County contacts:  
      • Demar Byas, WRC Afordability Coordinator
        • 248-214-2838
        • byasd@oakgov.com
      • Julia Ruffin, WRC Community Liaison  
        • 248-791-4367
        • ruffinj@oakgov.com

    SER (MiBridges) 

    • State Emergency Relief - Help cover the cost of emergency situations like disconnected utilities, housing instability, struggling to cover mortgage, insurance, and/or property tax payments and are at risk of foreclosure or tax sale, unexpected home repairs, financial help covering burial costs. 

    DTE Low-Income Self-Sufficiency Plan

    • You must be approved for SER prior to joining this plan
    • Shutoff protection while on the plan
    • Affordable fixed monthly payments based on your income and energy usage
    • Elimination of any future late payment charges while you remain on the plan

    OLHS 

    • Electric, Heat, and Water Assistance 
    • Weatherization Assistance Program

    MEAP 

    • Michigan energy assistance program MEAP is a statewide program providing assistance with energy bills.