Grant County Fuel
Available from October 1st - May 15th!
Home Energy Assistance Program)
provides home heating and/or electric assistance to eligible households.
County Department of Social Services is still setting up appointments. Most
applications will be conducted face to face or by phone. We will not be mailing
out any paper applications other than the early short form applications that
have already been mailed at the beginning of the season.
To be eligible for
the program, a household’s gross (before any deductions) income for the prior
three months must be less than the following:
# of persons in household:
$6,650.25 2 - $8,696.25 3 - $10,742.50
$12,788.75 5 - $14,835 6 -
7 - $17,264.75 8 - $17,648.50
The amount of heating and/or
electric assistance benefit is determined based on the household’s size, income
and heating costs. In most cases the heating and/or electric assistance
benefit is issued directly to the household’s fuel/electric provider.
Within the Wisconsin Home Energy Plus program, there is a crisis portion for
heating related problems. To be eligible for crisis assistance, you must first
have been determined eligible for a regular WHEAP benefit.
Outreach Locations are also still
available in Platteville, Fennimore, and Boscobel. The dates and times of
these locations will be available when you call for your appointment.
schedule an appointment at an outreach site, you will also contact Grant County
Department of Social Services at 608-723-2136, extension 125.