Energy Assistance

Overview of the Program

The Energy Assistance Program is a seasonal program to help low income people in paying their heat bill. The Buffalo County Benefit Specialist takes applications for people that are 60 years of age or older or disabled. Home visits can also be done if a person is home bound.

For people that are younger than 60, applications are taken at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Scheduling Appointments

You can schedule an appointment with the Benefit Specialist or the Department of Health and Human Services by calling 608-685-4412 from October 1 to May 1 each year.


Income limits apply and change yearly. For more information, please call 608-685-6306.