Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.
Energy Assistance Program
1414 Northstar Dr, Zumbrota, MN, 55992-1091
Distance: 471 Miles
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
- Older adults
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.
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.
There is no fee.
7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Most programs serve Goodhue, Olmsted, Rice and Wabasha counties
|Toll Free||(800) 277-8418|
Other Services or resources
- Affordable Housing Development
- Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM)
- Family Home Visiting
- Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP)
- Forms Assistance
- Head Start
- Healthy Aging Classes
- Help Paying for Basic Needs
- Home Delivered Meals
- HUD-Approved Housing Counseling
- Information and Support
- Transitional Housing
- Transportation (Waiver)
- Weatherization Assistance Program
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Programs that pay for or provide new or reconditioned heating systems. Furnaces are powered by wood, coal, oil, propane, natural gas or electricity and pump heated air throughout a home or other building using a system of ducts. Some systems heat water which circulates through radiators. Included are programs that provide grants or loans for furnace replacement.
BV-8900.9300Utility Service Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that pay all or a portion of the utility bills of people whose utilities have been or are at risk of being shut off including any reconnection fees that may apply. Also included are non-emergency programs like those funded through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), also referred to as LIEAP or HEAP in some states, that provide home energy assistance, generally in the form of a credit, for low-income households that apply. The assistance is usually available once per calendar year (or heating season). Utility bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
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