Energy Assistance (EAP)

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EAP Updates

Applications for program year 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 waiting for Federal funds to be awarded to MVAC.  In the meantime, we encourage participants to make payment arrangements with their energy vendors and consider signing up for Cold Weather Rule projection.  Please refer to the Public Utilities Commission for more information.

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