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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 July 1st.

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:

2017-2018 Maximum Energy Assistance Income Guidelines
Household Size50% State Median Income3 month Maximum GuidelinesRounded 3 Month Maximum Guidelines
1 $25,000 $6,250.00 $6,250
2 $32,692 $8,173.00 $8,173
3 $40,385 $10,096.00 $10,096
4 $48,077 $12,019.00 $12,019
5 $55,769 $13,942.00 $13,942
6 $63,462 $15,865.00 $15,865

If you sign an Application in: Send Proof of Income for the months of:
August 2017                             May, June, July 2017
September 2017                       June, July, August 2017
October2017                             July, August, September 2017
November 2017                        August, September, October 2017
December 2017                        September, October, November 2017
January 2018                            October, November, December 2017
February 2018                          November, December 2017, January 2018
March 2018                               December 2017, January, February 2018
April 2018                                 January, February, March 2018
May 2018                                  February, March, April 2018

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.
Phone 218-999-0824 or 1-877-687-1163

Commerce website address http://mn.gov/commerce/

Applications in Large Print and Spanish can be accessed at the Minnesota Department of Commerce by clicking Here

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