Housing & Energy Programs
Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)
WHEAP provides a one-time annual heating assistance payment. Household income limit is 60% of State Median Income. Households may also receive crisis assistance (subject to funding availability) for additional fuel, furnace repair or furnace replacement. Case Managers are on call for crisis assistance during off-hours and are contacted through the local sheriff’s department.
Weatherization Assistance Program (WX)
Adams, Columbia, Juneau & Sauk Counties
Available to homeowners or renters at/or below 150% poverty. WX provides energy efficiency along with health and safety measures funded through the State Department of Administration – Division of Energy. Assistance provided includes attic insulation, sidewall insulation, smoke detectors and air sealing and can include furnace, water heater and refrigerator replacement.