2016 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
BEGINS OCTOBER 1, 2015
Todd County Health and Human Services
Announces Assistance for
Home Energy Bills
People living in Todd County who have trouble paying home energy bills may be eligible for assistance through the Energy Assistance Program (EAP). The Energy Assistance Program is funded by the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the United States Department of Health & Human Services. People must meet income guidelines to be eligible for assistance.
To be eligible for the program, the total gross income for all household members for three months must be less than:
Household Size 3 Month Maximum Income
The amount increases for each additional household member.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce has mailed out applications to every household that received Energy Assistance from Todd County last year.
People who did not receive Energy Assistance from Todd County Health and Human Services last year can call our office to have an application mailed out or can pick up an application at our office. You can also click the link on the right to access and print an Energy Program Application.
Energy Related Repair funds may be available for applicants that are eligible for Energy Assistance and they own their home and have a malfunctioning furnace/heating system.
WHEN FEDERAL FUNDING IS RECEIVED FOR THIS PROGRAM, HOUSEHOLDS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THEIR GRANT ELIGIBILITY.
LONG PRAIRIE OFFICE (320) 732-4516 OR
Long Prairie Office Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
STAPLES BRANCH OFFICE (218) 894-6300
Staples Office Hours: Monday –Friday; 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
AFTER HOURS HEATING EMERGENCY CONTACT –
TODD COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
(320) 732-2157 OR TOLL-FREE 1-800-794-5733