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Connecticut Weatherization Assistance Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program was established to help low-income families and individuals decrease their home energy costs and to be attentive to energy-related health and safety issues in the home. The Weatherization Assistance Program of Co...

What is Connecticut Weatherization Assistance Program?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides grants to states, territories, and some Indian tribes to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income families. These governments, in turn, contract with local governments and nonprofit agencies to provide weatherization services to those in need using the latest technologies for home energy upgrades.

Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this program, you must be a resident of the state of Connecticut. Preference may be given to:

  • People over 60 years of age
  • Families with one or more members with a disability
  • Families with children (in most states)


In order to qualify, you must also have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below 60 percent of the State Median Income:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $33,881
2 $44,306
3 $54,730
4 $65,155
5 $75,580
6 $86,005
7 $87,960
8 $89,914

*For households with more than eight people, add $1,955 per additional person.

Under DOE guidelines, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization assistance if you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).

Application Details

What is the application process for Connecticut Weatherization Assistance Program?

To apply, please contact your local Community Action Agency (CAA). To find the energy intake site nearest you, call 2-1-1.

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