Clintonville Utilities customer, based on your income, you may be eligible for the statewide Wisconsin
Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP). WHEAP provides assistance for
heating costs, electric costs and energy crisis situations. Operating with
Federal and State funding, the program provides assistance to approximately
225,000 Wisconsin households annually. Most types of fuel are eligible to
receive assistance. By being part of WHEAP, customers who are
income-eligible may also qualify for heating assistance which is already a part
Types of assistance available through WHEAP
WHEAP assistance is a one-time payment during the heating season (October 1 to
May 15). The funding pays a portion of the heating costs, but is not
intended to cover the entire cost of heating a residence.
non-heating assistance is a one-time benefit payment during the heating season.
household may be eligible for crisis assistance if you have no heat, have
received a disconnect notice from the heating vendor, or are nearly out of fuel
and do not have the money to purchase more.
There is also non-emergency or proactive crisis services that include providing
information on how to reduce fuel costs, counseling on budgeting and money
management, providing payments to a fuel supplier and co-pay agreements.
WHEAP emergency heating system assistance can provide services to eligible home
owners if the furnace or boiler stops operating during the heating season.
Heating system assistance includes payment for repairs, or in some situations
your residence may qualify for a total replacement of a non-operating furnace or
boiler. Call the local energy assistance office immediately if you are
experiencing a no-heat situation at 1-715-258-6820.
How to Apply
Your household eligibility is based on a
number of factors. However, if the gross income for your household is less
than the amount shown on the chart below, you may be eligible. During the
months of October to April, Energy Assistance personnel are at the Clintonville
Community Center every other Thursday. Contact Waupaca County's Energy
Assistance office to schedule an appointment at 1-800-506-5596.
Income Guidelines for the 2015
- 2016 WHEAP Heating
||Gross Income Limit (Three Months)
you have questions, please contact WHEAP at 1-866-HEATWIS (432-8947), or visit
50 10th Street
Clintonville, WI 54929
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday