The 2013 Energy Assistance Program year began in October. Applications are being accepted for the 2012-2013 heating season. Grants are based on household size, household income, and heating costs from the prior heating season. Eligible households may be eligible for furnace repairs or replacements with prior authorization.
This program considers current income. There is no asset test. Maximum eligible incomes are based on three-month gross income. They are:
Household size Income
Applications are available online at www.co.brown.mn.us, or can be obtained at Brown County Family Services, or by calling 359-6549 to request an application be mailed.
The Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded program administered through the Minnesota Department of Commerce.