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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

(218) 335-3783

Website

https://www.llojibwe.org/tribalassistance/energyassist.html

Service Details

Description

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


A Local Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) providers will do an energy audit to determine if weatherization is needed and will create a plan for the most cost-effective energy efficient improvements for your home.


Services may include:
* Addition of attic or wall insulation
* Reduction of air leakage
* Replacement or repair of furnaces, boilers, and water heaters
* Replacement of refrigerators and light bulbs
* Increase of whole house ventilation
* Education on how you can reduce energy usage in your home


Features

  • Specialization
    • Native American Community 

Eligibility

Households at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines, based on past three months of income. 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.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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.


Application Instructions

Complete one of the following applications and mail it to your local energy assistance provider.


* English Application
* Spanish Application


Minnesota residents may also obtain an application and more information by calling (800) 657-3710.


Fees

Services are provided free of cost.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Hours outside of office hours may be arranged with individual advocates.


Area Served

Leech Lake Reservation and surrounding counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 335-3626
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

Last Update

7/27/2021

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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