Pepin County Energy Assistance

Effective 9/1/2016

The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) for Pepin County will be administered by West CAP at 525 Second Street, Glenwood City, WI  54013 for Federal Fiscal Year 2017.

If you are a Pepin county resident and have a No Heat Emergency at a time when our office is not open, please call the Sheriff’s Department at 1-715-672-5944.
They will contact the appropriate department on your behalf.

WHEAP provides eligible households heating assistance, non-heat electric assistance, emergency services, and furnace assistance.  The regular WHEAP season runs from October 1, 2016 through May 15, 2017, with Weatherization extending to September 30, 2017.  Funds are limited.  Applications will be accepted in various formats;

  • Paper applications – available at West CAP, 525 Second Street, Glenwood City or contact West CAP at 715-265-4271 Ext 1324 to have an application mailed.
    • If you have not applied for Energy Assistance in Pepin County in previous years please contact our agency to set up an appointment.
  • Applications are available to download and print – click here.
  • Individual interviews will be scheduled by calling 715-265-4271 Ext 1324. Our agency will make every attempt to see walk-ins face-to-face, but based on volume and staff availability; West CAP reserves the right to provide a paper application with instructions if necessary.
  • Face-to-face appointments will be offered by request 10:00 am – 3:00 pm on the dates and locations listed below. Please do not contact our partner agencies directly for information or appointments – call West CAP at 715-265-4271 ext 1324 to schedule your appointment.
    • Pepin County Department of Human Services, 740 7th Avenue, Durand
      -October 20, 2016, November 15, 2016, December 21, 2016, and January 25, 2017

GROSS INCOME GUIDELINES FOR THE 2016-2017 WHEAP SEASON

60 PERCENT OF STATE MEDIAN INCOME

Size of                  ONE                               THREE                       ANNUAL
Family                      MONTH                         MONTH                       INCOME

1                      2,181.00                          6,544.00                      26,174.00
2                      2,852.00                         8,557.00                      34,228.00
3                      3,524.00                       10,571.00                       42,282.00
4                      4,195.00                        12,584.00                      50,336.00
5                      4,866.00                        14,597.00                      58,389.00
6                      5,537.00                        16,611.00                       66,443.00

At a minimum, the following verifications are required to apply:

  1. Photo ID, Social Security numbers, Alien Status card or Immigration papers, and proof of residency.
  2. Evidence of heating costs for 12 months or from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.
  3. Proof of all earned and unearned income, and self employment, for the three months prior to the month of application. If you pay child support, provide evidence of support paid for the 3 months prior to application for energy assistance.

Home Energy Plus Application

Home Energy Plus Checklist

Home Energy Plus Brochure

"The mission of West CAP is to take action against poverty by developing the social and economic assets of low-income families and their communities and by working to create a more just and sustainable society."

West CAP
525 Second Street
PO Box 308
Glenwood City, WI 54013
715.265.4271
www.westcap.org
westcap@wcap.org