KOOTASCA Community Action, Inc. (CAP)

Energy Assistance Program

Helps renters and homeowners pay their home heating bills and may also assist homeowners to fix or replace their broken furnace

Description

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

Features

  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership

Eligibility

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Serves Itasca and Koochiching Counties.

Application Instructions

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • A new application must be completed, dated and signed in order to receive Energy Assistance.
  • A new application must be submitted for each program year (Oct. 1 to May 31st) to:

KOOTASCA Energy Assistance Program 201 NW 4th Street, Suite 130 Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Department of Commerce website address: http://mn.gov/commerce Applications in Large Print and Spanish can be accessed at the Minnesota Department of Commerce: http://mn.gov/commerce

*Call (218) 999-0824 or 1-877-687-1163

  • Email: eap.support.info@kootasca.org

Fee

There is no fee.

Location

2232 2nd Ave E, International Falls, MN, 56649

Area Served

Koochiching County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-283-9491
  • TDD: 800-627-3529
  • Toll Free: 800-559-9491

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Websites

Other Locations

Other Services at this Location

  • Early Head Start 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
  • 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
  • Head Start 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
  • Home Repair Financial Assistance Loans to eligible homeowners to increase the accessibility of their house or make needed fixes
  • Teen Parent Assistance Helps prepare young parents with classes or other educational programs and support
  • Transitional Housing Time-limited housing and support services for individuals and/or families
  • Weatherization Assistance Program Helps low-income homeowners and renters to reduce energy costs

Last Update

11/21/2022