Michigan energy assistance

The following assistance programs are available for eligible residents in Michigan.

Winter Protection Plan

Protects against service disconnection and high energy bill payments during winter months.

Weatherization Assistance Program

Provides free home weatherization services to eligible homeowners and renters.

State Emergency Relief Program

Provides crisis intervention assistance for energy-related expenses such as heating fuel, electricity and home repairs.

Medical emergency protection

Postpones service disconnection in households where there is a medical emergency or protective services emergency.

Active duty disconnection protection

Offers service disconnection protection for active military personnel and their families.

Critical care customer shut-off protection

Protects against service disconnection if a service interruption would be immediately life threatening.

Home Heating Credit

Provides assistance to help pay for heating expenses.

Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund (MIHAF)

Provides assistance with overdue utility bills for those financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
and community action agencies (CAA)

Alger County 906-387-4440 906-228-6522
Baraga County 906-353-4700 906-482-5528
Delta County 906-786-5394 906-786-7080
Dickinson County 906-779-4100 906-774-2256
Gogebic County 906-663-6200 906-667-0283
Houghton County 906-482-0500 906-482-5528
Iron County 906-265-9958 906-774-2256
Marquette County 906-228-9691 906-228-6522
Menominee County 906-863-9965 906-786-7080
Ontonagon County 906-884-4951 906-884-2106