Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) administers the federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Public Benefits Energy Assistance Program. It is a one-time payment during the heating season (October 1st – May 15th). The payment pays a portion of the costs, it is not intended to cover the entire heating or non-heating (electric) costs of a residence. In addition to regular heating and electric assistance, specialized services include:
- Emergency fuel assistance
- Counseling for energy conservation and energy budgets
- Pro-active co-payment plans
- Emergency furnace repair and replacement for home owners
- Weatherization servicesIncome Limits for 2022
The Home Energy Plus program uses a prior month income test or annualized income depending on income type to determine program income eligibility.
|Household Size||One Month Income||Annual Income|
How to apply
You can contact your local agency any time after September 30th by calling 920-834-7055 to schedule a phone appointment or to request an application be mailed to you.
Please note: if you applied in the previous year and are a fixed income applicant you will be contacted by phone or mail to complete a current year application.
You can also complete an online application by visiting https://energybenefit.wi.gov (Please note these applications are not processed by local agency)
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|Contact:||Oconto County Health and Human Services
Phone: (920) 834-7000