Energy Assistance (EAP)

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EAP Updates

Applications for program year 2017 are currently being mailed to all EAP 2016 approved households.  If you are new to the program please call us at 1-800-767-7139 or 507-345-6822 and leave your name, address and phone number and we will add you to our mailing list.  Applications for new households will be mailed by the State of Minnesota around October 1st.

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 $6135
2 $8023
3 $9910
4 $11798
5 $13686
6 $15574
7 $15928
8 $16282
9 $16636


Click on a PDF below to download an application.


Energy Assistance Verification Forms

Click below to take the Energy Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey