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

  • Specialization
    • Disabilities
    • Family
    • Native American Community
    • Older adults
    • People with low income

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

35500 Eagleview Rd, Ogema, MN, 56569

Area Served

White Earth Nation reservation

Phone Numbers

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

Business Hours

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

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, parents, or guardians of children five years old and younger can get in-home coaching with parenting skills and connections to community resources
  • Indian Child Welfare Services White Earth Band of Ojibwe services to protect children and preserve and support families that are at risk for abuse, neglect, or other dangers.
  • Parent Support Outreach Program (PSOP) A voluntary, supportive service that focuses on helping pregnant and parenting at-risk families thrive.
  • Transitional Housing Time-limited housing and support services for individuals and/or families

Last Update

10/3/2022