Applications for energy bill aid

MARQUETTE – The Superior Watershed Partnership in cooperation with St. Vincent DePaul offices throughout the Upper Peninsula will be providing additional funding for qualifying low income families to help cover related energy bills from April 1 to May 31.

Applicants falling below 150 percent of the federal poverty level can apply through their local St. Vincent DePaul office and receive up to $2,000 to assist with heating bills, propane, gas, oil, wood, pellets, etc.

All payments are made directly to the energy provider or utility. All applications must be processed through local St. Vincent de Paul offices.

The SWP is also offering participants a free Home Energy Check Up to help homeowners identify areas for energy efficiency improvement. For more information, visit