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Department Detail:  Human Services

Department Human Services
Department Head Carolyn Kolson-Janov
Address 300 Taconite St
Suite 201
Hurley, Wisconsin  54534
Phone Number 715-561-3636
Fax Number 715-561-2128
Email ironhsd@ironcountywi.org
Staff Human Services Staff
Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Services The Aging & Disability Resource Center's home page can be found by clicking the following link-http://adrc-n-wi.org
Public Information

APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2012 WISCONSIN ENERGY ASSISTANCE

 

The Iron County Department of Human Services will be taking applications for the 2012-2013 Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program BY APPOINTMENT ONLY  until May 15th.   You may set up an appointment by calling 715-561-3636.    Applicants may apply in person, over the phone or have an application mailed to them. 

 

Applicants are required to provide ALL of the following items:

 

*    driver’s license

*    household yearly heating bills from Sept.1, 2011 to Aug.31, 2012

      (If you do not have the bills/receipts, you can call your fuel supplier and ask them to provide a printout of

      your fuel costs used during this time period)

*    household electric bills from Sept. 1, 2011 to Aug. 31, 2012

*    social security cards for all household members 

*    verification of income for the previous three months prior to application for all household members

*    previous year’s income taxes are also required in some cases

 

If all information is not provided, the application cannot be completed and will delay any potential payment.                 

 

The household gross income is based on the three previous months prior to the date of application.  Income limits for eligibility are as follows:

 

Household Size

One Month  Gross Income

Three Month Gross Income

12 Month Gross Income

1

2,024

6,071

24,282

2

2,646

7,939

31,754

3

3,269

9,806

39,225

4

3,891

11,674

46,697

5

4,514

13,542

54,169

6

5,137

15,410

61,640

7

5,253

15,760

63,041

8

5,370

16,111

64,442

 

If the gross income for three months is less than or equal to the income limit for that size household, you pass the income test.

 

If you are homebound and need a representative to take an application in your home, please call 561-3636.

 

In case of emergency situations where the household may be out of fuel or heat by the next day, they should contact the Iron County Human Services Department or after business hours contact the Iron County Sheriff’s Department at 715-561-3800.

HOME ENERGY +

 

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