Energy Assistance

Energy and Weatherization Assistance

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for heating and/or energy assistance?

There is a draft coming through my door or window. Is there a program to help me with these costs?

The Weatherization Assistance Program is designed to help low income South Dakota households overcome the high cost of energy by making their homes more energy efficient.

I need help to heat my home this winter; where can I find help?

Energy Assistance helps low-income South Dakotans pay for home heating costs. Energy assistance funds are distributed on a first-come basis. Eligibility and assistance amounts are based on the number of people in your home, income of everyone in your home, type and cost of heating and where you live. If you are eligible, the payment is made to your energy supplier.