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Montana Weatherization Assistance Program Benefits

Program Description

The Montana Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is designed to help low income residents save fuel and money, while increasing the comfort of their homes. Its mission is to insulate the dwellings of low-income persons, particularly the elderly, persons with disabilities, families with children, high residential energy users, and households with a high energy burden, in order to conserve needed energy and to aid those persons least able to afford higher utility costs.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Montana.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $23,540
2 $31,860
3 $40,180
4 $48,500
5 $56,820
6 $65,140
7 $73,460
8 $81,780
If you receive Supplemental Security Income or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization services.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To find out where to apply for energy assistance, contact the Montana Citizen's Advocate, toll-free at:
1-800-332-2272

You can also visit the energy assistance eligibility office nearest you at:
http://dphhs.mt.gov/hcsd/energyassistance/eligibilityoffices.aspx

Program Contact Information

If you need additional information please contact the Department of Public Health and Human Services via email at: dphhstech@state.mt.us