Financial Assistance

RENT, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE 
The Elko County Social Services Department is accepting electronic applications for rent, transportation, and/or utility assistance.  

The County has trained staff available to assist you with any questions.  Through case management, they can direct and make referrals to other community agencies that provide services to needy families and individuals. 

To find out more, and to find the application for assistance, please visit the following website for more information: https://www.elkocountynv.net/departments/social_services/index.php 

BROADBAND ASSISTANCE 
The Affordability Connectivity Program is a federal FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.  
For more information, please view the following information sheets: 
ACP Fact Sheet 
ACP Flyer 

STATE OF NEVADA LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 
UPDATE: Applications expected to be distributed the first week of October, 2022. 

The State of Nevada is beginning a new assistance program to help low income households with water and sewer utility bills. To view the LIHWAP Draft Program Plan, please see the link below. 
Draft State of Nevada LIHWAP Plan 
Water and Sewer Assistance Program Basic Processes and Procedures

ENERGY ASSISTANCE 
The State of Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services offers an application for energy assistance HERE. Wells Rural Electric also offers energy assistance, available by visiting their website HERE

SENIOR CITIZEN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The EJC Foundation provides financial assistance to senior citizens that may be in need of additional financial assistance. For more information, please view the following form: 
EJC Foundation Assistance Form