CV Water Counts and United Way of the Desert's

Volunteer

  

 

CV Water Counts is a collaborative program among all of the valley's public water districts to help conserve water - our most precious resource. We invite you to learn more about the program... because Every Drop Counts!
Please visit
CVWaterCounts.com for details and to access resources to help you save water. In addition to conservation, the public water districts in our valley have partnered with United Way of the Desert to provide the Help2Others Assistance Program.

   


Help2Others PROGRAM OVERVIEW 

In addition to the conservation efforts, CV Water Counts (made up of the water districts of the Coachella Valley) and United Way of the Desert have teamed up to offer the Help2Others Assistance Program. The program will help eligible residential customers avoid water service shut-off due to non-payment of amounts owed to their water department. Various agencies across the Coachella Valley offer between $50-$100 in credits - the amount and application frequency varies by agency. Please see the list of water agencies below for information on your potential benefits.
 

DO I QUALIFY FOR THE PROGRAM?

The water bill must be for your primary residence and in your name.

The gross household income must be at or below the following:

 


APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE

 
If printing the application, send via email to julie@uwdesert.org or fax to (760) 565-6926. Printed applications may also 
be taken to the agencies below. Please review the criteria before going to the agency.
Feel free to call us at (760) 323-2731, ext. 23 during normal business hours for assistance on how to process your application.  
 
 

WHO IS MY WATER AGENCY?

If you're unsure, please click HERE to verify/confirm your water agency.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING AT THE TIME OF CUSTOMER INTAKE?

Please bring your water bill, a valid ID, and proof of income (e.g., W-2, tax return, social security)

 

WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE INTERNET ACCESS?

Applicants may go to any participating non-profit to seek assistance with submitting the application:

Salvation Army - 30400 Landau Blvd., Cathedral City - Wednesdays & Fridays from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM or call 760-699-2152

Catholic Charities - 83180 Requa Ave, Suite 9, Indio (locations throughout CV) - Walk-Ins on Tuesdays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM or call 760-342-0157. You can also call United Way at 760-323-2731 if you're having trouble getting through and we can set up an appointment closest to you.

Galilee Center - 66101 Hammond Rd., Mecca, Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM or call 760-396-9100 for an appointment.

 Desert Hot Springs Family Resource Center - 14201 Palm Dr., #108, Desert Hot Springs, Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Salvation Army Yucca Valley - 56659 Twenty Nine Palms Highway E, Yucca Valley. Walk-Ins Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM or call 760-228-0114 to make an appointment.

 

    

HOW IS THE PROGRAM FUNDED?

Money for the Help2Others Assistance Program is provided by each of the valley's public water districts. In addition, anyone can make a tax-deductible donation directly into the program via United Way of the Desert. Payment can be processed online via credit card or Apple Pay (on mobile), by mailing a check to United Way of the Desert (P.O. Box 13210, Palm Desert, CA 92255), or calling (760) 323-2731.

Program availability is based on the amount of funding available. Your donation would help sustain the Help2Others Assistance Program.

Thank you for your support!