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Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
Energy Assistance Program
Helps renters and homeowners pay their home heating bills and may also assist homeowners to fix or replace their broken furnace
Energy Assistance Program (EAP) services may include:
- Help paying energy bills
- Help paying water/wastewater bills
- Help with utility disconnections or getting fuel delivered
- Information on efficient and safe use of energy
- Helping you work with your energy suppliers and human service providers
- Repairing or replacing a broken furnace or heating system, if you own your home
- Native American Community
Eligibility is based on three most recent months of income. See the application form for income limits based on household size. Funds are available for renters and homeowners.
Complete one of the following applications:
Applications can also be picked up from your local service provider, or Minnesota residents can obtain an application and more information by calling (800) 657-3710.
Mail the completed application to your local provider.
There is no fee.
5344 Lake Shore Dr, Nett Lake, MN, 55772
Bois Forte Reservation
- Primary Contact for this program: 218-757-3261
- Main - Housing Program: 218-757-3253
- Main - Transportation Dispatch: 218-757-0280
- Toll Free: 800-221-8129
- Toll Free - Housing Program: 888-833-7337
- Toll Free - Transportation Dispatch: 888-757-1540
Other Services at this Location
- Early Head Start - American Indian Families Home visiting or center-based services and programs for low-income families with infants and toddlers that support child development, parenting skills and self-sufficiency
- Emergency Shelter Provides a temporary place to stay for people that do not have housing
- Family Home Visiting Expectant parents and parents or caregivers of young children can get in-home support with pregnancy topics, parenting skills and connections to community resources.
- Food Distribution Boxes or bags of food that are provided for free or at a very low cost, often on designated days or times
- Head Start - American Indian Families Services and programs that prepare low-income families with preschool children (ages 3 - 5) for their transition to public school kindergarten and to support child development, parenting skills and self-sufficiency
- Local Bus Service - Big Woods Transit Bus transportation within a city, county or region
- Tribal Health and Human Services Health and human services administered by tribal governments.