financial help for past due bills
A New Leaf’s MesaCAN provides rent and utility assistance to low-income Mesa residents, helping to avoid homelessness simply due to temporary circumstances. Households across the city of Mesa receive financial assistance to pay past-due bills. This assistance is provided on a first-come first-serve basis and applicants are not guaranteed assistance, a household must meet established application criteria.
Apply to the LIHEAP Program Online
MesaCAN has changed processes regarding utility assistance intake. As of October 1, 2022 all AZ residents are able to apply for LIHEAP utility assistance on their own by visiting the DES website https://des.az.gov/LIHEAP.
LIHEAP Program Information and Applications
Download your own LIHEAP application and informational flyer below, in both English and Spanish:
MesaCAN’s Utility Assistance Program
MesaCAN will continue to do application intake for LIHEAP and all other utility funds. However, MesaCAN is only currently accepting direct applications from individuals whose utility services have been disconnected / have a disconnect notice, AND meet one of the following vulnerability criteria;
- Household member 60+
- Household member with a disability
- Household member 6 years or younger
All instructions for completing the application and all required documentation is included in the packet. Please note, this is only for residents meeting the criteria listed above.
635 E Broadway Rd, Mesa, AZ 85204
635 East Broadway Road, Mesa, AZ 85204
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Staff should not be contacted for rental assistance, call the numbers listed above.