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Energy, Food, Housing

Energy Assistance

We Can Help You Pay Your Energy and Water Bills

You know that a house without energy during the Minnesota winter is impossible to endure. Everyone deserves affordable, continuous, and safe utility services. If you encounter issues with energy, we can help you with bill payment assistance, home energy crisis intervention, outreach to vulnerable populations, energy advocacy, information about utility consumer rights, and referrals to our Energy Conservation service and other community agencies. 

COVID-19 Program Update

If you need to apply for the Energy Assistance Program, applications are available to download below on this page, we can send one to you through regular mail, or they are available for pickup at our two office locations. If you have a disconnection notice or are currently disconnected, please call us at 651-645-6470 to let us know.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our office walk-in assistance may be limited to reduce public interactions. We ask that visitors to our building wear masks and not come in if they have any COVID-19 related symptoms. Some of our staff may be working remotely to process applications and resolve energy crises, but we will have some staff available for urgent requests that cannot be resolved over the phone or email. 

Please contact us at with questions or for more information about our Energy Assistance program. 

Am I Eligible?

Household eligibility changes year to year. To see if you qualify, consult the 2022-2023 Eligibility Guidelines table below:

Household Size 3-Month Gross Household Income Annual Gross Income
1 $7,643 $30,572
2 $9,994 $39,979
3 $12,346 $49,386
4 $14,698 $58,793
5 $17,050 $68,200
6 $19,401 $77,607
7 $19,842 $79,371
8 $20,283 $81,135

Based on 50% of State Median Income or 110% of Poverty, whichever is greater. For larger household guidelines visit here.

How Do I Apply?

You can apply in-person at the Community Action Building, call us at 651-645-6470, or download this year’s application here when it becomes available again:



Due to Covid-19, only eight guests will be allowed in the lobby at a time. You may be asked to wait or to schedule an appointment. Face masks are required for all walk-in assistance. 


Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties
450 Syndicate Street North, Suite 122
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone: (651) 645-6470
Fax: (651) 603-5984

Office Hours: Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm and closed on Fridays) 


Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties
1101 Geneva Avenue North 
Oakdale, MN 55128

Phone: (651) 645-6470
Fax: (651) 529-1538

Office Hours: Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m. (Closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm and closed on Fridays) 


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“Thank you very much for fixing my boiler and chimney. The people that came to do all the work were very nice to work with and they did a great job. My house is now very comfortable in this cold weather.”


Our Impact This Year

  • People Who Received Utility Bill Assistance


  • Children Enrolled in Head Start & Early Head Start


  • People Whose Utility Bills Were Lowered Through Home Weatherization


  • Workers Provided with Transportation Support Including Vehicle Loans, Repair Grants, and Transit Passes


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