We are pleased to announce that the City of Bend has partnered with NeighborImpact to provide a bill payment assistance program for City of Bend water utility bills for households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who is eligible? Households that meet the 4 criteria below.

  • Must be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Have a water utility account through the City of Bend.
  • City of Bend water bill must be in a household member’s name
  • Must meet income guidelines below (please scroll down)

How to Apply:

If you meet the above criteria, simply complete our normal energy assistance application (available here in English and Spanish) AND include your City of Bend water utility bill.

Are you eligible? Currently this program is for those whose gross income is at or below 60% of the state median income. Gross income is the amount you make before taxes. Please see in the Income Chart below for details.

 Energy Assistance Income Chart

Click here to go to the Home Energy Assistance page for complete information on the application process.