Fuel / Utilities Assistance
Marquette County Energy Assistance: The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) was established to help low-income households pay for home heating costs and weatherization. Grant amounts and payments are determined based on energy costs, household size, income dwelling type, etc. To qualify for Energy Assistance your household GROSS INCOME received for the one (1) months before month of application must be at or below the amounts listed. This year you can Apply online at https://energybenefit.wi.gov/OnlineApps/OnlineApp/Default Heating season is open October 1st till May 15th.
(2021-2022 income guidelines)
428 Underwood Ave
Montello, WI 53949
2-1-1 Wisconsin: Connects caller to a specialist that can assess callers needs and link them with the correct federal, state, and local solutions.
365-day assistance: dial 211
Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative: Rural electric distribution cooperative that serves 12 Central Wisconsin counties.
General: (800) 831-8629
Power Outage: (888) 928-2232
Digger’s Hotline: (800) 242-8511
Alliant Energy: A Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas services to various parts of Iowa and Wisconsin.
All services: (800) 225-4268
Eagle Creek Renewable Energy: Owns and operates sixty-two hydroelectric facilities that provide clean energy to electricity consumers.
116 N State Street
Neshkoro, WI 54960
Energy Services Inc.: Works to provide limited income families with the services and assistance to prevent/alleviate energy-related emergencies, while promoting initiatives for long-term self-sufficiency.
140 Lake Ave
Montello, WI 53949
WE Energies: Provides electric service to customers in portions of Wisconsin and Michigan’s upper Peninsula. Also serves natural gas to WI customers.
- 24/7 General: (800) 242-9137
- 24/7 Power Outage: (800) 662-4797
- 24/7 Natural Gas Leaks: (800) 261-5325
- Underground utility locator: 811
- Payment assistance (800) 842-4565
Pioneer Power and Light Company / Westfield Milling and Electric Light Company: Provides electricity to Marquette, Adams, and Waushara Counties.
116 E 2nd Street
Westfield, WI 53964
General: (608) 296-2149
Guardian Angels: Local organization helping residents with utilities or rent. Pick up an application packet at the Senior Dome at 140 Lake Ct. in Montello (next to Library) or at any Marquette County Library–all directions are in the packet.