Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

Provides eligible Native American households within the Choctaw Nation service area with the opportunity to receive $60-$500 one time per year towards household water bills.


  • Must reside within the CNO service area
  • Native Americans with CDIB or tribal membership card
  • Applicant may not receive funding from Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) and Choctaw Nation LIHWAP
  • Income limits do apply
  • Aged 18 and up

How to Apply

Apply in the Chahta Achvffa member portal between Oct. 1, 2021 through Sept. 23, 2023.

PO Box 1210
Durant, OK 74702
Fax: 580-920-3147

Additional Information

The program began October 2021, households having past due water bills, cut-off notices or homes without water due to lack of funds within the household will be served first with next priority being to serve the elderly, disabled households, and homes with minor children. $60-$500 one-time payments annually per eligible households for up to two years, through Sept. 2023 or until funds are depleted.

Contact Information


CNO Headquarters

Choctaw Nation Headquarters
1802 Chukka Hina
Durant, OK 74701