White Earth Nation

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

  • Area Served by County
    • Becker County
    • Clearwater County
    • Mahnomen County
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities
    • Family
    • Native American Community
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Households are eligible based on 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines or if eligible for assistance under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) income limit of 50% of State Median Income, whichever is greater. Households receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) within the last 12 months are also eligible.

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 application for both Energy Assistance and Weatherization Assistance:

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 or email: energy.info@state.mn.us

Mail the completed application to your local provider.

Fee

There is no fee.

Location

35500 Eagleview Rd, Ogema, MN, 56569

Area Served

White Earth Nation reservation

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-473-2711
  • Main - Human Services: 218-935-5554
  • Main: 218-983-3285

Websites

Other Services at this Location

  • Community Action Agency Provides programs and services that help individuals and families with low incomes.
  • Early Learning Scholarship Scholarships for families to help pay for early childhood programs
  • 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 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.
  • Parent Support Outreach Program (PSOP) A voluntary, early intervention service that focuses on helping expecting and parenting at-risk families thrive.
  • Transitional Housing Time-limited housing and support services for individuals and/or families

Last Update

2/27/2024