If you need assistance with paying your rent or utility bills, help may be available. There are many churches, charities, service organizations and specialty programs that want to help.
Please contact Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) Customer Service at 812-436-7846 if you have questions about any of these programs.
The Salvation Army offers two services that may provide Evansville Water and Sewer Utility customers with assistance paying their utility bills, reconnection charges and other fees.
Contact Salvation Army at 812-422-4673 to see if you qualify.
The Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance (IERA) program is designed to decrease evictions, increase housing stability, and prevent homelessness. It is designed to help renters whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19 with rent and utility assistance.
IERA can provide eligible renters with up to 12 months of utility assistance, including bills that are past due. Apply for the IERA program.
Landlords may encourage renters to apply for assistance through the IERA program. Landlords are encouraged to:
If you are behind on your utility bill, there are several other local charities you may contact for help.