If you’ve received your electricity from Central Wisconsin Electric Co-op for six months or longer and your gross household income meets the guidelines shown below you may be eligible for assistance. Electric assistance is an annual benefit payment. The amount of assistance varies depending on a variety of factors, including the household’s size, income and annual electric costs.
To apply please submit verification of your income along with a statement indicating how many are in the household. Acceptable forms of income verification are:
If approved, assistance will be done as a credit to your electric account. Please contact the co-op for more information.
A co-op household may be eligible for crisis assistance if the family has experienced a tragedy that has placed a financial burden on the family. Additional funds for these families may be available through the co-op’s Operation Round Up program. Please contact the co-op for more information on crisis assistance.
Heating and Weatherization Assistance
If your gross household income meets the guidelines set below you may be eligible to receive home heating assistance through Wisconsin’s Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP). If you meet WHEAP income eligibility guidelines, you may also qualify for assistance in furnace repair or replacement, caulking, weather-stripping and insulation. For more information on the WHEAP Program and how to apply, please contact the appropriate county agency listed below.
County Agency Telephone Number
Marathon Energy Services, Inc 715-842-3111
Outagamie Energy Services, Inc 800-735-0010
Portage Energy Services, Inc 715-344-5999
Shawano Dept. of Human Services 715-526-4740
Waupaca Energy Services, Inc 715-258-6820
2016-2017 WHEAP INCOME GUIDELINES
HOUSEHOLD ONE THREE ANNUAL
SIZE MONTH MONTH INCOME
1 2,181.00 6,544.00 26,174.00
2 2,852.00 8,557.00 34,228.00
3 3,524.00 10,571.00 42,282.00
4 4,195.00 12,584.00 50,336.00
5 4,866.00 14,597.00 58,389.00
6 5,537.00 16,611.00 66,443.00
7 5,663.00 16,988.00 67,953.00
8 5,789.00 17,366.00 69,463.00