New Richmond Utilities participates in the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP), which means that customers of the utility may apply for assistance with household heat and electric costs beginning Oct. 1, 2014.
For more information or to begin the application process, see Home Energy Plus or call the toll-free number 1-866-432-8947.
WHEAP accepts applications through May 15. Weatherization assistance is also available through WHEAP, and electric assistance is available through Wisconsinís Public Benefits program. Local social services agencies can help residents deal with emergency situations.