The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides eligible low income households with assistance for their home heating and energy costs. This program can offer a one time per heating season (October 1 - May 15) benefit to help with fuel and electric expenses and is generally paid directly to the fuel or electric supplier.
How Do I Apply?
Walk-in applications will be taken Monday - Thursday at DHS in the Eau Claire County Courthouse during the following hours:
October 1 - May 15: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fridays by appointment only.
Applications will be accepted at:
Department of Human Services 721 Oxford Avenue, Suite 1001, P.O. Box 840 Eau Claire, WI 54703
For information on what to bring with you when you apply, please call our Energy Assistance Information Line at (715) 839-6905.