Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Energy

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HOME ENERGY COSTS PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON YOU?

Energy Services for Racine County may help! The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides assistance for heating costs, electric costs and energy crisis situations. Most types of fuel are eligible to receive assistance. Whether you heat with wood, propane, natural gas, electricity, or fuel oil, energy assistance is available if you qualify. Please call Energy Services for Racine County to make an appointment. Several satellite outreach siteshave been established by appointment only throught the county to assure that those most in need are able to reach the closest application site.

We can be contacted at:

  • (262)633-6000
  • 1654 Washington Ave.
  • Racine, WI 53403

Read the brochure online or print it as a handy reference.

 

 

 

  

Weatherization

If you received Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Benefits (WHEAP) during the last heating season, you may also be eligible for Weatherization services. Persons with high heating costs who receive WHEAP benefits will be given priority for Weatherization services.

Regardless of your income, you may also be eligible if a member of your household has received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Eligibility for Weatherization services is not limited to homeowners. If you are a renter or live in a mobile home, duplex, or apartment building, you may be eligible.

Services include:

  • Insulate attic and sidewalls
  • Repair or replace furnace Insulate water heater
  • Reduce air leakage Information about maintenance and energy conservation
  • Health and safety inspection

For more information go to: http://www.rkcaa.org/Weatherization.htm

Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund

The Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund is a statewide non-profit charity that assists low-income households who cannot afford to pay their energy bills. In the Face of the growing unmet need, existing resources on the decline cannot begin to help those who are facing a life-threatening energy emergency. During this difficult time, now more than ever, KWW/CF is committed to expanding its efforts to raise public awareness of the energy crises that are being faced by thousands of Wisconsinites. For more information about KWW/CF, please visit our website at www.kwwf.org or call 1(800)891-WARM(9276).

Read the brochure or print it as a handy reference.

Making a Difference by Keeping the HEAT and POWER on for those Most in Need!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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