Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Energy

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Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)
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The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides assistance for heating costs, electric costs, and energy crisis situations. Operating with federal and state funding, the program provides assistance to approximately 225,000 Wisconsin households annually.
 
Most types of fuel are eligible to receive assistance. Whether you use wood, propane, natural gas, electricity, or fuel oil to heat your home, energy assistance is available if you qualify.
 
 
WHERE TO APPLY:
 
ENERGY SERVICES INC
Phone: (262)633-6000
Address: 1654 WASHINGTON AVE
RACINE, WI 53403
 
 
What do you need to apply? Follow link below for verification checklist:
http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=24771
 
WISCONSIN HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM HEATING SEASON INCOME GUIDELINES FOR 2013-2014 
 
 

HOUSEHOLD SIZE

ONE MONTH

THREE MONTHS

ANNUAL INCOME

1

2,058.00               

6,173.00 

24,692.00

2

2,691.00 

8,073.00

32,290.00

3

3,324.00

9,972.00

39,887.00

4

3,957.00 

11,871.00 

47,485.00

5

4,590.00 

13,771.00 

55,083.00

6

5,223.00 

15,670.00 

62,680.00

7

5,342.00 

16,026.00 

64,105.00

8

5,461.00 

16,382.00 

65,529.00

For more information visit the Wisconsin Home Energy + page at: http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/

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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