October 1 marks Opening Day for Energy Assistance in Milwaukee County

October 1 marks opening day for Energy Assistance in Milwaukee County.

“The former application sites are closed and have been replaced by more sites across Milwaukee County,” says Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services Director Héctor Colón. “In addition, people do not need to show up at a location on October 1 and wait in line to apply. They can schedule an appointment to apply at a time convenient for them between October 1 of this year and May 15, 2016. These are big changes we are working to educate our community about.”
Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program is a state program that is administered in Milwaukee County by DHHS. It provides a one-time payment for eligible residents, covering a portion of their energy costs.

The former sites are closed and have been replaced by more locations across Milwaukee County.

Residents don’t have to wait in line on October 1 to apply.

Residents can make appointments anytime between October 1, 2015 and May 15, 2016.

Residents can schedule these appointments by calling 414-270-4-MKE, or going online to www.energyassistancemke.org.

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