About this Program
Residential customers who meet certain qualifications and are deemed to be indigent (suffering from extreme poverty) may complete an Affidavit for Indigence.
How to Qualify
To qualify, the customer must be financially unable to pay their City of Modesto utility bill within the normal billing cycle by demonstrating they or a member of their household is a current recipient of one of the following assistance programs:
- General Assistance
- Medi-Cal, Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- State Supplementary Payments (SSP)
- California Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)