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Prairie Five Community Action Council, Inc.

Weatherization Assistance Program

Prairie Five Community Action Agency - Main Office

719 N 7th St, Ste 302, Montevideo, MN, 56265

Distance: 924 Miles

(320) 269-6578

Website

https://prairiefive.org/programs/weatherization

Service Details

Description

Provides services to income-qualified homeowners and renters to reduce energy bills by making homes more energy efficient while protecting the health and safety of household members


Local Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) providers will do an energy audit to determine if weatherization is needed and will create a plan for the most cost-effective energy efficient improvements for your home.


Services may include:
* Addition of attic or wall insulation
* Reduction of air leakage
* Replacement or repair of furnaces, boilers, and water heaters
* Education on how you can reduce energy usage in your home


Features

  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • Family 
    • Older adults 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Households at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines, based on past three months of income and households receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) within the last 12 months. Priority is given to households with:
* Elderly or disabled family members
* Children under 19 years of age
* High energy consumption


Please note that the wait time for assistance, after eligibility has been determined, varies between local WAP providers.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Serves Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community


Application Instructions

Complete one of the following applications and mail it to your local energy assistance provider.


* English Application
* Spanish Application
* Hmong Application
* Somali Application
* Vietnamese Application


Minnesota residents may also obtain an application and more information by calling (800) 657-3710.


Fees

Services are provided free of cost.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Food Shelf:
Mornings, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Monday - Friday
Afternoons, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday


Area Served

Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift, and Yellow Medicine Counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (320) 269-6578
TDD (320) 269-6988
Toll Free (800) 292-5437

Last Update

1/5/2022

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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