West Central Minnesota Communities Action is announcing the continuing operation of the Energy Assistance Program. If you need help paying a past-due heating bill or don’t think you will be able to afford to keep your heat on, call WCMCA at 1-800-492-4805. Funding is provided for oil, propane, wood, electric or natural gas costs. Program Director Becky Belmont notes that while certain income guidelines must be met, there is no asset limit.
The average grant size is $612. The program through WCMCA assists residents of Pope, Traverse, Clay, Wilkin, Douglas, Grant, and Stevens Counties.