Residents may apply for heat assistance [UPDATED]Published 9:46am Thursday, October 24, 2013 Updated 12:18pm Thursday, October 24, 2013
Applications are now available for the Energy Assistance Program. Help will be available for all heating types as soon as funding becomes available.
Assistance is based on household income for the past three months, previous year’s heat costs and number of people in the household.
Grants will range from $100 to $1,400.
Anyone living in Becker, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Otter Tail or Wadena counties may contact any of the following offices for an application or further information:
Detroit Lakes: 218-847-1385 or 1-888-458-1385
Fergus Falls: 218-739-3011
Park Rapids: 218-732-7294
Wadena : 218-632-3600
Income guidelines and Household size (based on three-month income) are below.
Funding for this program is provided by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.