Wake County Environmental Services has identified the following public or nonprofit resources that may be available to help with private well mitigation costs. These organizations do not provide financial assistance for water quality testing. There may be other sources of funding available. Wake County cannot guarantee any funding or help with processing applications. Contact the individual agencies for more information.

USDA Rural Development Program

The USDA Rural Development Program provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards. Family income cannot exceed 50% of Wake County’s area median incomeHomeowners can use this website to contact the local office serving the county where there home is located. There is also a map to determine your eligibility based on your location.   

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project Inc.

The Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project's loan fund offers affordable individual-household well loans for low-income homeowners to help them repair and/or replace their well. Click here for more infoor email Joseph Fields Jr.

Wake County Programs

The Wake County Emergency Grant Program responds to the immediate health and safety risks of the very-low-income citizens of Wake County. Income cannot exceed 50% of Wake County’s area median income.
The Wake County Elderly and Disabled Program serves elderly and/or disabled citizens of Wake County. Funds can be used to complete repairs necessary for elderly and/or disabled citizens to remain in their homes. Applicants must be at least 62 years old or disabled. Income cannot exceed 50% of Wake County’s area median incomeClick here for more infoor email Arlene Vinson.

City of Raleigh Programs

City of Raleigh Homeowner Rehabilitation Program

Program funds major repairs to three or more faulty systems such as roof, heating and cooling systems, electrical, plumbing or structural problems. The property must be located in the city limits of Raleigh and must be the owner’s principal residence five years prior to application and upon completion of the repairs. Income cannot exceed 80% of Wake County’s area median incomeView more info hereor email Valerie Malloy.
Program funds repairs to at least one or two faulty systems such as roof, heating and cooling systems, electrical, plumbing or structural problems. The property must be located in the city limits of Raleigh and must be the owner’s principal residence upon completion of the repairs. Income cannot exceed 50% of Wake County’s area median income. View more info hereor email Valerie Malloy.