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Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc.

Weatherization Assistance Program

BI-CAP - Beltrami County

6603 Bemidji Ave N, Bemidji, MN, 56601

(218) 333-9839

Website

https://www.bicap.org/projects/weather-assistance

Service Details

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


Additional Information

Conservation Improvement Programs are designed to help income qualified customers save money on their energy bills and may include:
* Refrigerator or water heater replacements
* Air sealing
* Upgrading furnace efficiency
* Insulation for attics and walls
* Health and safety measures
* Door and window replacement (mobile homes only)


Whenever possible, funds are coordinated with other funds to better serve the housing needs of low-income households.


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Beltrami County 
    • Cass County 
  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • 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.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Primarily serves low income eligible persons in Beltrami and Cass Counties


Application Instructions

Complete one application for both Energy Assistance and Weatherization Assistance:
* English Application
* Spanish Application
* Hmong Application
* Somali Application
* Vietnamese Application


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.


Fees

There is no fee.


Area Served

Beltrami and Cass counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 333-9864
Toll Free (800) 332-7161

Last Update

4/3/2024

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