Energy Assistance Program

The Energy Assistance Program helps pay for home heating and water costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.

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What is the Energy Assistance Program

  • The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) is a federally funded program
  • Grants are paid directly to your energy provider, or utility company, for your bill.
  • Grants range from $300 - $2,000
  • Grants are available to renters and homeowners.
  • Grants are based on energy cost, household size, and income.
  • Grants may be given to households with income at or below 60 percent of the state media income.

How can we help?

  • Payment of energy bills.
  • Payment of water/wastewater bills.
  • Help with utility disconnection or fuel deliveries.
  • Education on efficient and safe use of energy.
  • Advocacy with energy suppliers and human service providers.
  • Repair or replacement of homeowners' broken heating systems.

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2021-2022 heating season are now available

Please note: Applications must be submitted through your EAP provider.

STEP 1Find your EAP provider (for help call 1-800-657-3710) STEP 2. Contact your EAP providers and request an application OR Download a PDF application OR Request an application by mail using the form below STEP 3. Return your completed application to your EAP provider.

Downloadable PDF application: