Resident Assistance Programs

Available Assistance Programs

Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program (KWAP)Offer grants to pay for: 

  • weatherstripping
  • caulking, around doors and windows
  • cleaning, testing, repairs or replacement of appliances, heating and/or cooling systems
  • adding insulation to walls, ceilings, and foundations
  • infiltration reduction
  • lighting and ventilation upgrades

Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA)Assistant programs offered:

  • Rent
  • Utilities
  • Internet

Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund (KHAF)The KHAF program provides financial assistance for:

  • Past-due mortgages
  • property taxes
  • homeowner association fees
  • utility costs
  • internet/broadband payments

Clearwater Ministerial Alliance Benevolence

Assistance is offered to any USD 264 residents that meet qualifications. For information please Email the Secretary or call (620) 584-2456.

Community Food Bank

You may contact the Clearwater United Methodist Church at (620) 584-2456 for questions regarding the Community Food Bank.


Please contact the Center for more information. Commodities can be picked up on the 4th Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Center. Follow the Clearwater Senior Center on Facebook for other offers and activities.

Kansas Food Bank

Providing comprehensive and compassionate hunger care whenever and wherever needed.  

Utility Extension

If you are unable to make your utility payment by the end of the month, the City does offer an extension of 20 days. The utility extension can be filled out and returned to City Hall to avoid interruption of services. 

Leak Reimbursement

In the event of a reported and/or discovered leak by City staff on the consumer’s system, the consumer has fourteen (14) days to have the leak repaired or service may be shut off until repairs are made. Depending on the severity of the leak, shut-off timeframes may be adjusted.  

Clearwater Public Library

The Clearwater Public Library offers the use of computers for access to the internet. 

HomeServe-Service Line Warranties of America

The SLWA Service Line Warranty Program protects against repairs needed to pipes on homeowners’ property. Repairs to these pipes are not covered by basic homeowners’ insurance or by the City of Clearwater. If a customer’s service line needs repair, a simple call to the SLWA 24-hour hotline will dispatch a local, licensed contractor familiar with local code. There are no service fees or deductibles. This program is voluntary for homeowners, provided at no cost to the City of Clearwater and no public funds are used to promote or administer the program.