Contact Us

(218) 335-3783 Phone
(866) 864-8668 Toll-free
(218) 335-3729 Fax

Mailing Address
190 Sailstar Drive
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Physical Address
115 Sixth Street NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Areas Served

Leech Lake Reservation
Beltrami County
Cass County
Hubbard County
Itasca County


2016-2017 MN Energy Programs Application

Please Note:
All applications must be returned to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Energy Assistance Program at the address listed above.

You must sign and date the last page of the application. It must be postmarked or received on or before: May 31, 2017.

Instructions for completing the 2016-2017 Minnesota Energy Programs Applications and Applicant Privacy Notice and Your Rights and Responsibilities are attached to each application (above).


Energy Assistance

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs. Households with the lowest incomes and highest energy costs receive the greatest benefit.

  • Size of grant is based on household size, income, fuel type and energy usage
  • Households with the lowest income and highest fuel costs receive the highest grants
  • Federally funded through US Department of Human Services
  • Funds are available for renters or homeowners
  • We provide direct payment to the energy supplier
  • Educate consumers to use home heating energy efficiently and safely
  • Advocate with energy suppliers and human service providers on behalf of consumers
  • Crisis help for utility disconnections or necessary fuel deliveries
  • Emergency heating system repair or replacement

All information provided is confidential and will be handled as such.

Eligibility Requirements

For EAP, your household income cannot be more than these income guidelines for three months:.

2016-2017 Household
Income Guidelines
Size Income
1 $6,135
2 $8,023
3 $9,910
4 $11,798
5 $13,686
6 $15,574
7 $15,928
8 $16,282
9 $16,636

Documents Requested

  • Application for Energy Assistance Program, Weatherization Assistance Program and Conservation Improvement program.
    • All applications must be returned to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Energy Assistance Program at the address listed above.
    • All applications must be received within 60 days of the signed date and postmarked on or received on or before May 31, 2017.
  • Proof of income for the past three months
    If you sign
    application In:
    Send Proof of gross income received in the months of:
    August 2016 May, June, July 2016
    September 2016 June, July, August 2016
    October 2016 July, August, Sept. 2016
    November 2016 August, Sept., Oct 2016
    December 2016 Sept., Oct., Nov. 2016
    January 2017 Oct., Nov., Dec. 2016
    February 2017 Nov., Dec., Jan 2016-17
    March 2017 Dec., Jan., Feb. 2016-17
    April 2017 Jan., Feb., March 2017
    May 2017 Feb., March, April 2017
    If you are claiming NO INCOME;
    you must fill out the Worksheet for Households Claiming No Income.
  • Copy of heating bill
  • Copy of electric bill

How to Apply

  • Pick-up a 2015-2016 application in person at the address listed above or download an application from the link above.
  • Return the completed application to the LLBO Energy Assistance office - by mail or in person.


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