Energy Assistance Program

Click HERE for Energy Assistance Information.

Click HERE for the 2019-2020 Minnesota Energy Assistance Programs Application. 

Haga clic Aquí para la Asistencia de Energía de Minnesota Programas de aplicación 2019-2020.

 

  *** If you have no income, or your income is lower than your monthly bills, please fill out the Verification of Income and Expenses Form and submit it with your application. 

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Mail your application to:
CAP-HC
8800 Highway 7, Ste. 403
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

OR Fax your application to: 
952-697-1313

If you'd like an application to be mailed to you, please call: 
952-930-3541

Minneapolis residents who are interested in the Weatherization Program, should contact Sustainable Resource Center, Inc at 612-870-4255. 

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OFFICES:  

Community Action Partnership of  Hennepin County
8800 Highway 7, #403, 
St. Louis Park, 55426  
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
            Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Minneapolis Urban League
2100 Plymouth Ave N. #112
Minneapolis, 55411
Hours: Monday through Friday:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Sabathani Community Center    
310 E 38th St, #211
Minneapolis, 55409
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Minnesota Council of Churches
122 W. Franklin Ave, Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
EAP Office at Lutheran Social Services  (LSS)
2400 Park Avenue South, Second Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Phone: 952-210-9327


 

 


 

Energy Related Repairs Program
The Energy Assistance Program can help you pay energy costs-- such as a heating bill-- between Oct 1 and May 30 each year. If you qualify, you could receive a grant to cover some of your energy expenses. This grant is paid directly to your energy provider, to reduce your energy bill.

The Energy Related Repairs (ERR) Program provides emergency repair or replacement of broken/non-functioning heating systems (ex. furnace) for Energy Assistance clients. 

To be eligible for assistance with your heating system you must submit an Energy Assistance Application and be approved 

To contact CAP-HC about problems with your heating system please call 952-697-1411. If you have an after-hours emergency please call 651-796-4412. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for energy assistance?

Both homeowners and renters may be eligible for assistance. Renters that don't pay their heat may also be eligible for energy assistance.

Do you have to pay the money back?

No. Energy Assistance is given as a grant, not a loan. You do not need to repay it.

What are the income guidelines?

Eligibility for Energy Assistance is calculated by looking at gross income (your income before taxes and other deductions) for a three month period. Your income must be at or below the following guidelines.

2019-2020 EAP Income Guidelines

Family Size

Maximum Three Month Income

1

$6,761

2

$8,842

3

$10,923

4

$13,003

5

$15,084

6

$17,164

7

$17,554

8

$17,944

9

$18,335

10

$18,725


How can I apply?
** For household sizes 11 and up, call 952-930-3541**

An application must be completed in order to receive Energy Assistance. The application can be downloaded from the link above or by contacting CAP-HC between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at 952-930-3541. 

For more information, visit the Minnesota Department of Commerce website at mn.gov/commerce.