|Programs:||Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program|
County Emergency Assistance
The Salvation Army HeatShare Program
Often times Neighborhood Associations like yours are able to identify community needs and connect residents with resources in ways that other organizations simply can't. Given this, we wanted to share the enclosed energy assistance information with you, in an effort to reach out to families in your neighborhood that may not otherwise be aware of the energy assistance and bill-paying resources currently available to them.
Recently, the Minnesota Department of Commerce announced that an additional $7 million in Home Energy Assistance Funds has been made available to income eligible residents throughout Minnesota. As helpful as these funds are, they are limited so will likely be depleted quite quickly. In addition, they are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis, so it's extremely important to apply for them as quickly as possible.
If you think that families in your neighborhood may benefit from these energy assistance funds and programs, please encourage them to apply for them immediately by contacting: Community Action of Minneapolis at 612-335-5837 or CenterPoint Energy at 612-372-4680.
Additional energy assistance information can also be found on our website at www.centerpointenergy.com/paymentassistanceMN
Finally, if you have the ability to share this information by distributing it via e-mail to residents in your neighborhood, please feel free to do so.
A document outlining the income criteria and key contact information can be found at: www.centerpointenergy.com/paymentassistanceMNAl Swintek
Local Government Relations