Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)
What is WHEAP?
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?
Due to Courthouse construction and the temporary change in hours, walk-in applications will be taken Monday - Thursday at DHS in the Eau Claire County Courthouse during the following hours:
October 1 - November 30: 7:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00p.m.
December 1 - May 15: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fridays by appointment only.
Applications will be accepted at:
Department of Human Services
721 Oxford Avenue, P.O. Box 840
Eau Claire, WI 54702-0840
For information on what to bring with you when you apply, please call our Energy Assistance Information Line at (715) 839-6905.
Home Energy Plus Brochure: http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=23622
Home Energy Verification Checklist: http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=23528
Home Energy Application: http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=23633
Home Energy Application Completion Instructions: http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=23634
How can I find out more?
Related Links and Resources
Description of Program (including income guidelines)
Home Energy Plus
Tips For Saving Energy Information http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=16544&locid=%2025
For More information: 1- 866-HEATWIS (432-8947)