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
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
STATE OF NEVADA LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The State of Nevada and the Department of Health and Human Services administers the Water and Sewer Assistance Program (WSAP). Please see the application below, with instructions on how to submit an application to the State of Nevada included on page 3 of the document.
The WSAP program information is also available on the DWSS website at https://dwss.nv.gov/ under the Energy/Water tab.
WSAP Application in English
WSAP Application in Spanish
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