Energy Assistance

The 2022-2023 Energy Assistance Program runs from October 1, 2022 to May 31, 2023.

 Assistance with heating, electric, and water bills
Income limits have updated as of March 14th, 2023

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Facts about Energy Assistance

~  This help is for people for all ages with all types of income and heating fuels.

~  You should apply for help before you get a past-due bill or run out of fuel.

~  The program will not pay all of your heat costs.

~  All information you give us is private.

~  You can apply if the government pays part of your rent (subsidized) if you have an electric vendor.

~  Non custodial parents may include their children as household members.

~  Assets such as the home are not considered in determining eligibility. 

~  Grants range from $200 to $1,400, based on household size, income & heat plus electric costs.

~  In addition to the initial grant, additional Crisis funds are available to: 

        * Help pay a disconnect bill or get an emergency fuel delivery

        * Help homeowners get their broken furnace repaired or replaced 

~  Assistance is also available for water/wastewater bills. 




Click on the Links Below to Print an Application

English Fillable Application

Spanish Application

Hmong Application

Somali Application

Vietnamese Application

Mail your completed application and supporting documents to

SMOC, Energy Assistance, PO Box 787, Worthington, MN 56187 or 
fax to 507-376-3636


Drop it off in the dark green drop-box outside of our building
at 1106 3rd Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187



If you are eligible,
grant money will be sent
to your fuel and / or
electric company.



Income Guidelines

  Starting October 1, 2022

2022-2023 EAP Maximum Income

60% of State's Median Income (as of 3/14/23)

HH Size
3 Months













What is Energy Assistance?

A program to help pay heat and electric bills and furnace repairs.

Why is help available?

Because people have a hard time paying all their bills.

Who can get help?

Homeowners and renters who meet income guidelines.

When can I get help?

One time each heating season. Applications are accepted from Oct 1st through May 31st.

How can I apply?

Call us at 507-376-4195 or 800-658-2444 
print an application from the link provided on this site




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