Income guidelines have changed and additional crisis relief is available. Click on the links below to verify income eligibility prior to contacting your local agency.
Aitkin, Carlton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine: https://www.lakesandpines.org/
Benton, Stearns, Sherburne, and Morrison: https://tricap.org/assistance/energy-assistance/
COVID-19 Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance: Additional rent and utility assistance for Minnesota residents impacted by COVID-19 are first-come, first-served. https://www.renthelpmn.org/
Note: Wisconsin residents should check with local counties for rent and utility assistance, and are first-come, first-served. http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov/section.asp?linkid=119&locid=25
Rent and utilities assistance
Burnett and Washburn: West CAP, 715-265-4271 or 800-606-9227
Douglas: Northwest Community Services Agency, 715-392-5127 ext. 102
For more information regarding assistance for utility bills or to make payment arrangements, call ECE at 1-800-254-7944.