Here’s what you need to know about energy assistance in Wisconsin


The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program provides emergency fuel assistance, counseling, repair and more to households within certain income limits. To find your local agency, you can call 866-HEATWIS.

You can learn more about the program here in English, EspaƱol and Hmoob.

How do I know if I’m eligible for energy assistance?

To be eligible for energy assistance, you must have an annual household income before taxes lower than 60% of the state’s median income.

You can only receive assistance once per year between Oct. 1 through May 15.

You can check your eligibility online or via phone at 866-432-8947.

How do I apply?

You can apply for the program online. The application requires:

  • A valid email or phone number
  • Social Security Number
  • Proof of citizenship or lawful immigration status
  • Proof of residency in Wisconsin
  • Heating or electric costs
  • Incom verification
  • If you rent, the rental agreement or name, address and phone number of the landlord

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