HOPES is an official application agency for United Water Cares and New Jersey American Water.
United Water Cares provides relief to people facing a temporary financial crisis and provides grants to assist with water bill payments. United Water Cares is able to provide this assistance program through a network of community-based, social service agencies located throughout the United Water service territories.

New Jersey American Water’s “H2O Help to Others Program™” provides qualifying customers to receive a grant of up to $500.00 to assist with their water bill payment. To qualify for this program, the total monthly household income may not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and client must show a good faith payment of $100.00 on their account within 90 days of applying.