2017-2018 Energy Assistance Season Details
The 2017-2018 Milwaukee County Energy Assistance Season begins on October 1, 2017, and runs through May 15, 2018. During the season, eligible county residents can apply for a one-time payment to help cover a portion of their energy bills. The amount of the benefit varies depending on a number of factors, including household income and size, as well as their heating bills. Residents may also qualify for other benefits as well to reduce their utility costs.
How to Apply
Are You Eligible?
Find out if you are eligible to apply for the Energy Assistance Program.
Make an Appointment
Next, you will need to make an appointment to meet an Energy Assistance representative at one of six locations throughout the county. If you make an appointment, you won't need to wait to meet with a representative to go over your application. However, all six locations welcome walk-in clients for the Energy Assistance program, although you may have to wait until a representative is available. You can also schedule an appointment while you are at one of our locations.
Want to schedule an appointment?
Call 414-270-4-MKE / 414-270-4563 / Dial 211 after hours
Click on EnergyAssistanceMKE.org
Stop by one of our six locations
Note that we have extended hours during the first month of the season (October 1, 2017, through October 31, 2017), and again during the final month of the season (April 15, 2018, through May 15, 2018).
Get Ready for Your Appointment
To make your appointment go smoothly, take a look at the 2017-2018 Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program Checklist. Remember: You need to provide the documentation you'll need to successfully apply for the program. Look at the checklist so that you will know what to bring with you to your appointment.
Learn about Additional Benefits
If you are eligible for the energy assistance program, you may also qualify for additional benefits, such as weatherization services or emergency furnace repair. Here's more information about these benefits:
If You Have an Emergency After Hours, On the Weekend, Or During a Holiday, Call 211.
Frequently Asked Questions about Energy Assistance
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