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Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.

Energy Assistance Program

Rochester Office

300 11th Ave NW, Ste 110, Rochester, MN, 55901-2739

Distance: 976 Miles

(507) 316-0610

Website

http://threeriverscap.org/energy/energy-assistance

Service Details

Description

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


Features

  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 
    • Family 
    • Older adults 

Eligibility

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.


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


Fees

There is no fee.


Business Hours

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


Area Served

Olmsted County, but also serves Goodhue, Rice and Wabasha counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 316-0610
FAX (507) 258-5501
Toll Free (800) 277-8418

Last Update

5/29/2020

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