Human Services Department & Associates
Energy Assistance generally provides a one-time payment based on family size, income and fuel usage to assist with the cost of home heating. It can also provide crisis assistance and furnace repair and replacement. Additional programs include:
Contact Iron County Human Services at 715-561-3636
in emergency situations. For emergency situations after-hours, over weekends, or on holidays contact the Iron County Sheriff’s Department at 715-561-3800
If you are eligible for weatherization services based on your WHEAP application, your application information will be referred to the local weatherization agency. Households selected for potential weatherization services will be contacted by the weatherization agency. The agency will then make arrangements to have an energy auditor will assess your home to see what can be done to make it more energy efficient. Weatherization services differ with each home depending on how it was built and its condition. Some common weatherization services include:
How to Apply
These programs can be applied for in Iron County by calling 715-561-3636. You will be provided an appointment or an application, information on eligibility, and instructions on what to submit.
In Iron County, your local office is located at
300 Taconite Street
Hurley WI 54534
on the second floor of the Court House.
You can also apply online for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program. You may apply online at https://energybenefit.wi.gov/