Weatherization is the nation’s largest residential efficiency program. The MDHS Weatherization Assistance Program is designed to reduce energy costs for eligible families by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety. The program, which specifically focuses on assisting the elderly, disabled, and low-income families with young children, improves the energy performance of dwellings to decrease monthly energy expenditures. Weatherization crews provide the most cost-effective, energy-efficient measures to address health and safety concerns, improve comfort and indoor air quality.
Services Provided May Include
Ceiling, wall, and floor insulation
Energy conservation education
Air infiltration reduction
Furnace repair and replacement
Heating duct improvements
Weatherization Priorities are Given To
Seniors (60 years of age and older)
People with disabilities
Households with children aged five (5) and under
High residential energy users
Households with a high energy burden
Who is Eligible for Weatherization Assistance?
The Weatherization Assistance Program is available to individuals who are within 200 percent of the current Federal Poverty Guidelines.
2022 Poverty Guidelines
200% of Poverty Guideline
How can I apply for Weatherization Assistance?
Individuals who have never received services may apply through the Common Web Portal. This site is available nationwide but services and funds are for residents of Mississippi only. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or an emancipated minor. Individuals without access to a computer may call the Community Action Agency (CAA) or Human Resource Agency (HRA) in their area.
What Do I Need for My Appointment?
VALID PHOTO ID – Proof of identity is needed for everyone over 18