Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

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 with utility disconnections or getting fuel delivered
  • Information on efficient and safe use of energy
  • Helping you work with your energy suppliers
  • Repairing or replacing a broken furnace or heating system, if you own your home

Additional Information

All information provided is confidential. The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs. Households with the lowest incomes and highest energy costs receive the greatest benefit.

  • Size of grant is based on household size, income, fuel type and energy usage
  • Households with the lowest income and highest fuel costs receive the highest grants
  • Federally funded through U.S. Department of Human Services
  • Funds are available for renters or homeowners
  • They provide direct payment to the energy supplier
  • Educate consumers to use home heating energy efficiently and safely
  • Advocate with energy suppliers and human service providers on behalf of consumers
  • Crisis help for utility disconnections or necessary fuel deliveries
  • Emergency heating system repair or replacement

Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County
    • Beltrami County
    • Cass County
    • Crow Wing County
    • Hubbard County
    • Itasca County
    • Morrison County
    • Todd County
    • Wadena County
  • Specialization
    • Native American Community
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Eligibility is based on the most recent month of income and household size.

Funds are available for renters and homeowners.

Application Instructions

Visit online for information about the program and how to apply. Find your local Energy Assistance Program service provider here or by calling (800) 657-3710.

Fee

There is no fee.

Location

115 6th St NW, Ste E, Cass Lake, MN, 56633

Area Served

Leech Lake Reservation

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-335-3783
  • Main: 218-335-8280
  • Toll Free: 866-864-8668
  • Toll Free - WIC Information: 866-289-5995
  • Main - Tribal Economic Development: 218-335-3791
  • Tribal Veteran's Services Office: 218-335-3677
  • DeBahJiMon Administration: 218-335-8225

Websites

Other Services at this Location

Last Update

4/12/2024