The Chiquita Canyon Landfill Utility Relief Grant Program, which is run by the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA), will reimburse residents of Val Verde, Castaic, and surrounding communities for their electric utility expenses incurred between May 1, 2023 through October 31, 2023. Applications for the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Utility Relief Grant Program will begin being accepted at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 2. The application can be completed online at the County’s website: ChiquitaCanyonLandfillRelief.lacda.org. Grant awards will range between $1,000 to $2,000 per household.
Residents who need help completing an application can make an appointment to receive in-person support at the Los Angeles County Castaic Library, located at 27971 Sloan Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384. Appointments are available on October 11, 17, and 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and can be made online at ChiquitaCanyonLandfillRelief.lacda.org. Residents who lack internet access or need help but are not available on those dates or times can book an alternative appointment at a more convenient time – including after traditional business hours – by dialing (626) 547-4056.
Residents have until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, to complete and submit an application. A flier summarizing the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Utility Relief Grant Program is available here and has been mailed to households in the eligible areas.