CAN'T PAY YOUR HEAT BILLS?
Help will be Available soon
SMOC ~ Energy Assistance Program
The 2015-2016 Energy Assistance Program runs from October 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016.
*LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS*

For more information write, call, or e-mail:

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC)

1106 3rd Ave    PO Box 787

Worthington, MN 56187

 

Local              507-376-4195 or

Toll Free      1-800-658-2444

Fax                507-376-3636

e-mail             eap@smoc.us

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council will not be held responsible for email transactions - the security of the email is at risk and the arrival of the email may not be as timely as a phone call.  

What is Energy Assistance?

A program to help pay winter heat bills and furnace repairs.

Why is help available?

Because people with low incomes have a hard time paying all their bills and people must have heat in the winter.

Who can get help?

Homeowners and renters who meet income guidelines.

When can I get help?

One time each heating season. Applications are accepted from Oct 1st through May 31st.

How can I get help?

Call the number above or click on the applications below, fill the application out and send it in to the address listed above.



Coming Soon - English and Spanish Energy Assistance Applications

 

If you are eligible,
grant money will be sent
to your fuel and / or
electric company.

 

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If your income is below these guidelines, you are eligible for help.

Income Guideline

2015-2016 EAP Maximum Income

 

50% of State's Median Income

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Facts about Energy Assistance

~  This help is for people for all ages with all types of income and heating fuels.

~  You should apply for help before you get a past-due bill or run out of fuel.

~  The program will not pay all of your heat costs.

~  You can apply if you pay your heat cost in your monthly rent.

~  We can tell you about other help available and how to save energy.

~  All information you give us is private.

~  You can apply if the government pays part of your rent (subsidized) if you have an electric vendor.

~  Non custodial parents may include their children as household members.