Wayne County Flooding Resources

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency has been working alongside local leaders and organizations to support residents who experienced severe flooding due to the recent rain events. Click here for a list of flooding resources.

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Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)

Wayne Metro WRAP

The Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP) is a two year program that provides funding to eligible, low-income homeowners to assist with water bills, water conservation, and self-sufficiency initiatives. 

See below for service areas and more information on how to apply!

WRAP Option 1 Communities

Monroe County
Ash Township
Washtenaw County
Augusta Township
Pittsfield Township
Superior Township
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti Township
Wayne County
Allen Park
Brownstown Township
Canton Township
Dearborn
Dearborn Heights
Detroit
Ecorse
Flat Rock
Garden City
Grosse Pointe Shores
Hamtramck
Harper Woods
Inkster
Livonia
Melvindale
Northville
Redford Township
River Rouge
Romulus
Southgate
Trenton
Van Buren Township
Wayne
Westland

If you live in any of the areas listed within the WRAP Option 1 Communities,
you can fill out the
Water Self Sufficiency application today!

WRAP Option 2 Communities

Wayne County
Gibraltar
Lincoln Park
Taylor
Woodhaven

If you live in any of the areas listed within the WRAP Option  2 Communities,
you can fill out the
Water Self Sufficiency application today!

Macomb County WRAP Communities

Macomb County
Centerline
Chesterfield Township
Eastpointe
Fraser
Macomb Township
New Haven
Shelby Township
St. Clair Shores
Sterling Heights
Utica
Warren
Clinton Township
Washington Township

If you live in any of the areas listed within the Macomb County WRAP Communities, please contact Macomb Community Action to apply:

Oakland County WRAP Communities

Oakland County
Berkley
Beverly Hills
Bingham Farms
Birmingham
Bloomfield Hills
Bloomfield Township
Clawson
Commerce Township
Farmington
Farmington Hills
Ferndale
Huntington Woods
Keego Harbor
Lake Orion
Lathrup Village
Madison Heights
Orchard Lake
Orion Township
Oxford
Pleasant Ridge
Pontiac
Royal Oak
Royal Oak Township
Southfield
Walled Lake
Hazel Park
Oak Park
Waterford Township
West Bloomfield Twp.

If you live in any of the areas listed within the Oakland County Wrap Communities, please contact the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) to apply:

Other WRAP Communities

Genesee County
Flint
Lapeer County
Almont Village
Lapeer

If you live in any of the areas listed within the Other WRAP Communities, please call to apply:

BENEFITS

Option 1 Benefits:

  • Assistance up to $1,500 per household: Twelve $25 bill credits and up to $1,200 in past due balance assistance for eligible communities
  • Water bill credit based on billing cycle $25, $50 or $75 per household ($300 annually and help with past due balance
  • Participants may receive up to $625 in the first month of enrollment

Option 2 Benefits:

  • $300 per household, water bill credit based on billing cycle $25, $50 or $75

General Benefits:

  • Water-saving kits and conservation education
  • Supporting WRAP-Around Services through case management, resources, and referrals
  • Home water audit & minor plumbing repairs up to $2,000 (for renters and homeowners above 120% of average usage)

ELIGIBILITY

  • 200% Federal Poverty or below
  • Household Income
  • Applicant is responsible for water

    Detroit Applicants:

    – Name MUST be on bill

    Other Wayne County Applicants:

    – Bill stating resident, occupant, tenant, etc. must have a complete lease

  • Applicant must live in the property
  • Live in a Great Lakes Water Authority Community
  • Have active service with current usage

ADDITIONAL WRAP INFORMATION

  • Shut off notice is not required
  • Bill does not have to be past due

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Photo ID (City, State or Federally issued, or Passport) for all household members 18 years of age and older
  • Current water bill
  • Proof of income, 30 days prior to and including the date of application submission (Pay stubs, Unemployment, Child support, and Benefit statements: SSI, DHS, etc.)
  • Lease stating responsibility for water: ONLY Non Detroit Residents with- Resident, Occupant, Tenant, etc. on bil
  • Proof of categorical eligibility:
    SER, SNAP-MDHHS Food Assistance benefit letter, TANF MDHHS Cash Assistance Benefit letter

HOW TO UPLOAD DOCUMENTS

Clients residing in Option 1 and 2 Communities can submit documents via Wayne Metro’s Universal Application. Additional requests for documents can be submitted to the contact below:

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Text: (313) 438-8795
  • Fax: (313) 446-8568
  • Mail: 7310 Woodward Det, MI 48202

For more information and to see if you qualify for WRAP, please call the WRAP service line at (313) 386-9727 or contact the Wayne Metro Connect Center.

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