DECATUR, Ga.—Inflation and the rising cost of goods and services are creating
financial hardships for many DeKalb County residents. As a result, basic needs such as
rent, food and utilities are going unmet.
To alleviate some of these burdens, Commissioner Robert Patrick is offering water bill
assistance for residents of District 1 through St. Vincent de Paul’s utility program. This
program will assist low-income residents who have past due water bills and may be
With the ongoing pandemic, rising cost of gas and food are putting residents in perilous
“Water is a basic human need,” said Commissioner Patrick. “Residents should not have
to decide between paying for food or water.”
In order to apply, applicants must be residents of District 1, meet income requirements,
and have delinquent water bills.
To learn more, please visit www.svdpgeorgia.org/dekalb-water-grant-client-request or