TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Pima County is providing utility assistance to Tucsonans who are experiencing financial hardships related to COVID-19.
On Tuesday, KGUN 9 reached out to Tucson Water to find out how many families are getting help.
So far, Tucson Water has approved 225 residential applications.
"We know financial hardships related to COVID-19 have created a high demand for utility assistance. Pima County and the City of Tucson are committed to working together to provide as much assistance as possible in a timely manner, but you need to act now to help us help you," Pima County said in a statement.
For information on how you can receive utility assistance, visit Pima County's website.
There is no deadline, but assistance programs are first-come, first-served.
Also, a reminder that Friday, Dec. 18 is the deadline for small businesses to apply for up to $4,000 in a one-time utility grant.
Those grants are distributed by the YWCA Southern Arizona.