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Energy Assistance Program

204 S Elm St, Rushford, MN, 55971-8812

Distance: 958 Miles

(800) 944-3281


Service Details


Energy Assistance Program (EAP) services may include:
* Help paying energy bills
* Help with utility disconnections or getting fuel delivered
* Information on efficient and safe use of home heating energy
* Helping you work with your energy suppliers and human service providers
* Repairing or replacing a broken furnace or heating system, if you own your home


  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • People with low income 


Guidelines have been temporarily adjusted due to the COVID-19.
Until July 15th, 2020 the following guidelines are in place. For further information see: Department of Commerce.

* For connected utilities: Income eligible households may be eligible for Crisis Benefits based on any unpaid past due balance, with the Crisis Benefit amount equal to the past due amount plus any current balance on the day verified up to the annual Crisis maximum. Past due is any previously unpaid balance beyond the current month's charges.
* For delivered fuels: Income eligible households that are running low on fuel may be eligible for Crisis Benefits without a "refusal to deliver."
* The maximum benefit for Energy Assistance has temporarily increased from $600 to $1,200 annually.

Income requirements remain the same:

* Households who are at or below 50 percent of the state median income are eligible
* Funds are available for renters and homeowners.

Serves Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Houston, Mower, Steele and Winona counties

Application Instructions

Contact this provider for an application.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, application deadline is extended to July 1, 2020.

Minnesota residents may also obtain an application and more information by calling (800) 657-3710 or by downloading them and mailing them to their local Energy Assistance Program provider.

* English Application
* Spanish Application
* Large Print Application


There is no fee.

Business Hours

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

Area Served

This is the administration location for Semcac services throughout the southeastern MN region counties:
* Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Houston, Mower, Winona and Steele
* Limited services in Olmsted, Goodhue, Rice, Wabasha and Waseca


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 864-7741

Last Update


Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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