H20 Help to Others program helps families in need

Lexington, KY., (WTVQ) –  Kentucky American Water wants to remind customers and the community of an opportunity to help families in need by donating to the “H20 Help to Others” program. The program assists eligible customers in financial distress with their water bill payments.

The program is funded by donations from American Water shareholders and individuals. To make a donation, customers may add a contribution to their water bill payments, checking off the H20 Help to Others box on the back of their Kentucky American Water bill, or they may donate directly to the program via Dollar Energy Fund’s website at www.dollarenergy.org.

Kentucky American Water customers eligible for H20 Help to Others Program assistance must have a total gross household income at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines, must have a termination notice, must have paid at least $25 toward their water bill in the previous 180 days and must have an outstanding balance of at least $75.

Customers may apply for assistance at any of the following social service agencies in the region:

  • Bourbon County Senior Center
    • 2 Bank Row/PO Box 159
    • Paris, KY 40361
    • 859-987-7453
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Lexington, Inc.
    • 1310 West Main Street
    • Lexington, KY 40509
    • 859-253-1993
  • Clark County Outreach Office
    • 32 Meadow Street
    • Winchester, KY 40391
    • 859-744-3235
  • Jessamine County Community Development Office
    • 213 South Main Street
    • Nicholasville, KY 40356
    • 859-885-3512
  • Lexington Senior Center
    • 1530 Nicholasville Road
    • Lexington, KY 40503
    • 859-278-6072
  • Meeting the Needs Ministry
    • 2380 Highway 127 North
    • Owenton, KY 40359
    • 502-484-4017
  • Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission
    • 109 South Main Street
    • Owenton, KY 40359
    •  502-484-2116
  • Scott County Community Development Office
    • 340 East Washington St
    • Georgetown, KY 40324
    • 502-863-9403
  • United Way of the Bluegrass
    • 100 Midland Avenue Suite 300
    • Lexington, KY 40508
    • 859-233-4460 (or call 2-1-1)
  • Woodford County Community Development Office
    • 285 Beasley Road
    • Versailles, KY 40383
    • 859-873-8182
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