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South Dakota Weatherization Assistance Program Benefits

Program Description

The Weatherization Assistance Program was designed to help low income South Dakota households overcome the high cost of energy by making their homes more energy efficient. The program is operated at the local level by community action agencies or other local agencies. It has operated continuously since 1976. Local agencies operating the program provide free home weatherization to anyone who qualifies.
  • Weather-stripping of doors and windows.
  • Caulking and sealing cracks and holes in a building structure.
  • Insulating attics, walls, and under floors.
  • Installing windows and/or glass.
  • Repair, tune-up or replacement of non-functional heating systems.
  • Incidental repairs necessary to protect the weatherization material.
  • Health and safety checklist.

General Program Requirements

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

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

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

The South Dakota Weather Assistance Program application is available at the following location:
http://dss.sd.gov/economicassistance/energyassistance/assistance.aspx

Once you have completed the application, please print it off and sign it. Send the completed application to the following address:
South Dakota Department of Social Services
Office of Energy Assistance
206 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-4517

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit the South Dakota WAP program website.
To speak with State representatives regarding the program call toll-free Department of Social Services at: 1-800-233-8503