Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Low-Income Rate Assistance

  • Residential Low-Income Rate
    This rate reduces the cost of electricity, water and sewer services for a permanent, primary residence up to 15 percent.
  • Senior Citizen Lifeline Rate
    Senior citizens 62 or older with an annual household income of less than the allowed maximum may be eligible for a discount.
  • Life Support Device Discount
    A discount on the electric bill is available to DWP customers who have a device in their home which is an essential life-support unit powered by electricity or water.
  • Paraplegic, Quadriplegic and Multiple Sclerosis Discount
    The discount is available in addition to the Senior Citizen, Disabled Individual or Life-Support Devices discount provisions for which the customer is eligible.
    1-800-342-5397 or e-mail: ccenter@ladwp.com.

Emergency Charitable Assistance

  • Project Angel
    Helps low-income and elderly unemployed DWP residential customers meet their energy and water needs. It is especially designed for those not eligible for other aid or welfare assistance. Project ANGEL is funded by contributions from DWP customers and city employees. It is administered by the United Way.
    1-800-342-5397 or email: ccenter@ladwp.com