Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Weatherization Assistance Program

Helps low-income homeowners and renters to reduce energy costs

Description

Provides services to income-qualified homeowners and renters to reduce energy bills by making homes more energy efficient while protecting the health and safety of household members

Local Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) providers will do an energy audit to determine if weatherization is needed and will create a plan for the most cost-effective energy efficient improvements for your home.

Services may include:

  • Addition of attic or wall insulation
  • Reduction of air leakage
  • Replacement or repair of furnaces, boilers, and water heaters
  • Education on how you can reduce energy usage in your home

Features

  • Specialization
    • Native American Community

Eligibility

Households at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines, based on past three months of income and households receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) within the last 12 months. Priority is given to households with:

  • Elderly or disabled family members
  • Children under 19 years of age
  • High energy consumption

Please note that the wait time for assistance, after eligibility has been determined, varies between local WAP providers.

Application Instructions

Complete one of the following applications and mail it to your local energy assistance provider.

Minnesota residents may also obtain an application and more information by calling (800) 657-3710.

Fee

Services are provided free of cost.

Location

927 Trettel Ln, Cloquet, MN, 55720

Area Served

Fond Du Lac Reservation

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-878-2603
  • Main: 218-879-1227
  • Crisis Line: 218-348-1817
  • Toll free: 888-888-6007

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday Pharmacy: 9:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday (Pharmacy is closed 8:00am - 1:00pm on the fourth Wednesday of every month.)

Websites

Other Services at this Location

  • Apply for Waiver Programs Accepts applications for Medical Assistance/Medicaid waiver programs
  • Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) Flexible range of mental health and rehabilitation services for children and youth with emotional disturbance or co-occurring substance use disorders.
  • Clinic Medical office that provides non-emergency care
  • Dental Clinic Office that provides professional care of teeth and gums
  • Domestic Violence Support Services Support program focusing on domestic abuse of individuals by their spouses or partners
  • Early Childhood Mental Health Services Mental health services for young children and their families
  • Energy Assistance Program Helps renters and homeowners pay their home heating bills and may also assist homeowners to fix or replace their broken furnace
  • Families First Short term, intensive, in home crisis intervention for families and education services to preserve Indian families and avoid children being placed out of the home
  • Family Home Visiting Expectant parents, parents, or guardians of children five years old and younger can get in-home coaching with parenting skills and connections to community resources
  • Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP) Short-term help for low-income families, youth, and single adults who are homeless or are about to become homeless.
  • Food Shelf Food support is available to people in need
  • Transportation Program that provides rides for people in the community
  • WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program Healthy eating and breastfeeding support program for women, infants and children. Benefits include nutrition information, healthy food you purchase using your card, and other health or community program referrals.

Last Update

8/3/2022