Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) helps low income households pay the cost of drinking water and wastewater services. The program can assist households who have past due bills (arrears) for drinking water and/or wastewater services. LIHWAP can help prevent your drinking water and wastewater services from being shut off. For more information and how to apply please visit https://otda.ny.gov/programs/water-assistance/.
Tuesday May 17, 2022
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myBenefits uses NY.gov, New York State's shared login service. NY.gov allows you to access online services from multiple New York State agencies with a single username and password. For more information, go to my.ny.gov.
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On December 1, 2021, New York State will upgrade security protections to our websites and applications. Access to government websites and applications will now require the use of up-to-date and secure web browsers. If you are using an older web browser, you will need to upgrade to a current web browser prior to December 1.
To verify that your browser meets the new requirements, visit https://encryption.ny.gov.
The following popular web browsers are among many capable of supporting up-to-date security protocols:
|Microsoft Internet Explorer 11||Microsoft Edge version 12 and above|
|Google Chrome version 30 and above||Mozilla Firefox 27 and above|
|Opera 17 and above||Apple Safari 7 and above|
SNAP recipients do NOT need to apply for the COVID-19 related emergency SNAP benefits. If you already receive SNAP benefits, please go to http://otda.ny.gov/SNAP-COVID-19/Frequently-Asked-Questions.aspfor information on the COVID-19 related emergency SNAP benefits.