Energy Assistance (EAP)

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EAP Updates

Applications for program year 2017-2018 are now available by download (see links below), for pickup at one of our 9 county offices or by mail. Please call us at 1-800-767-7139 or 507-345-6822 to request an application or for general questions.  We are currently processing applications received on 10/10/2017. Applications are processed in the order they were received.

MVAC provides Energy Assistance in the following counties: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca and Watonwan

What Is Energy Assistance?

Funds to help pay heating / energy bills.

Who Is Energy Assistance For?

  • Wage earners
  • Self-employed people
  • Seniors
  • Other low income households


Who Can Apply For Energy Assistance?

  • Home owners
  • Renters who pay heating costs
  • Renters with heat included in rent, but pay electricity

What Are The Eligibility Requirements?

You must be income eligible (guidelines below)

# in Household Gross 3 Month Income
1 $6250
2 $8173
3 $10096
4 $12019
5 $13942
6 $15865
7 $16226
8 $16586
9 $16947



Click on a PDF below to download an application.

2017-2018 Minnesota Energy Programs Application

2017-2018 Solicitud Para Los Programas De Energía De Minnesota


Click below to take the Energy Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey