KOOTASCA Community Action, Inc. (CAP)

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

  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Serves Itasca and Koochiching Counties

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

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

Area Served

Koochiching County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 877-687-1163
  • Main: 218-283-9491
  • TDD: 800-627-3529
  • Toll Free: 800-559-9491

Email

dalej@kootasca.org

Business Hours

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

Websites

Other Locations

Other Services at this Location

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

Last Update

8/10/2022