Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Weatherization Assistance Program
Elder and Disability Services Division
115 6th St NW, Cass Lake, MN, 56633-3428
Distance: 1138 Miles
Provides services to income-qualified homeowners and renters to reduce energy bills by making homes more energy efficient while protecting the health and safety of household members
Local Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) providers evaluate potential weatherization work by conducting an energy audit and home assessment. The assessment determines the most cost-effective energy efficient improvements for your home.
Services may include:
* Exterior wall and attic insulation
* Air infiltration and bypass sealing
* Test, repair, and/or replace home mechanical systems to ensure efficiency and safety
* Education on how you can reduce energy usage in your home
- Native American Community
Households at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. Priority is given to households with:
* Elderly or disabled family members
* Children 18 years of age or younger
* High energy consumption
* High energy burden
* Family members receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) within the last 12 months
Please note that the wait time for assistance, after eligibility has been determined, varies between local WAP providers.
Must be an enrolled member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and fall within the energy assistance guidelines for the last three months. Eligibility is based on heating consumption and the number of people living in the home.
Complete one of the following applications and mail it to your local energy assistance provider.
* English application https://mn.gov/commerce-stat/pdfs/application-english-fillable.pdf
* Large print application https://mn.gov/commerce-stat/pdfs/application-large-print.pdf
* Spanish application https://mn.gov/commerce-stat/pdfs/application-spanish.pdf
Minnesota residents may also obtain an application and more information by calling (800) 657-3710.
Services are provided free of cost.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Hours outside of office hours may be arranged with individual advocates.
Leech Lake Reservation and surrounding counties
|Elder Advocate: District 3||(218) 760-7967|
|Toll Free||(800) 582-0224|
|Toll Free - Tribal Assistance Program||(866) 582-0224|
|Tribal Assistance Program||(218) 335-3626|
|Tribal Employment and Training||(218) 335-3626|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BH-3000.1800-950Weatherization Programs Definition
Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies to help people improve the energy efficiency of their homes and protect them from the elements. The program provides ceiling insulation, attic venting, double glazed windows, weather-stripping, minor housing envelope repairs, low-flow showerheads, evaporative cooler vent covers, water heater blankets, pipe wrap, duct wrap, switch and outlet gaskets, caulking, and other related energy conservation measures. Weatherization programs may have age, income, disability or other eligibility requirements.
Programs that pay for or provide new or reconditioned heating systems. Furnaces are powered by wood, coal, oil, propane, natural gas or electricity and pump heated air throughout a home or other building using a system of ducts. Some systems heat water which circulates through radiators. Included are programs that provide grants or loans for furnace replacement.
YH-6000.6000Native American Community Definition
Individuals whose ethnic background and ancestry are that of the tribal, aboriginal peoples who originated in what is now the United States. Included are Native Americans who are living on or off reservations in rural and urban areas.
YW-8500Tribal Reservation Residents Definition
Individuals and families of Native American descent who have needs and interests in common based on living in areas recognized by the federal or a state government as being set aside for the use of Native Americans and governed by Native Americans.