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ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)

The Energy Assistance Program provides assistance for low income households in Itasca and Koochiching Counties with their home energy needs. Households who are at or below 60% of the state median income or 110% of poverty, whichever is greater, are eligible. The program year begins October 1st and ends May 31st.

Services include:
  • Provide direct payment to the energy vendor
  • Advocate with energy vendors and human service providers on behalf of consumers
  • Crisis help for fuel deliveries and utility disconnections
  • Emergency heating system repair or replacement

In order to be eligible your income must not exceed these income guidelines for three months:

2014-2015 Maximum Energy Assistance Income Guidelines
Household Size50% State Median Income3 month Maximum GuidelinesRounded 3 Month Maximum Guidelines
1 $23,354 $5,838.00 $5,838
2 $30,540 $7,635.00 $7,635
3 $37,726 $9,431.00 $9,431
4 $44,912 $11,228.00 $11,228
5 $52,098 $13,024.00 $13,024
6 $59,284 $14,821.00 $14,821

If you sign an Application in: Send Proof of Income for the months of:
August 2014                             May, June, July 2014
September 2014                       June, July, August 2014
October2014                             July, August, September 2014
November 2014                        August, September, October 2014
December 2014                        September, October, November 2014
January 2015                            October, November, December 2014
February 2015                          November, December 2014, January 2015
March 2015                               December 2014, January, February 2015
April 2015                                 January, February, March 2015
May 2015                                  February, March, April 2015

A new application must be completed, dated and signed in order to receive Energy Assistance

A new application must be submitted for each program year (October 1st to May 31st) to KOOTASCA Energy Assistance Program (EAP) at 201 NW 4th St. Suite 130, Grand Rapids, MN 55744.

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