Home energy assistance

Vermont homeowners can access a variety of programs that help low-income Vermont families afford to improve the energy efficiency and comfort of their homes to make sure their homes are healthy and safe to live in.

Weatherization Program:

Vermont’s Weatherization Program reduces energy costs for about 1,400 low-income Vermont families each year. The program is available for both homeowners and renters who meet the income guidelines. See the program guidelines for more detailed information. 


Efficiency Vermont:

Efficiency Vermont administers a variety of rebates for replacement of home heating equipment that improves your home's comfort and efficiency.


Fuel Assistance:

Fuel Assistance can help pay part of your home heating bills whether you:

  • Own your home or rent
  • Pay for heat directly or as part of rent
  • Rent a room in someone's home
  • Live in public, subsidized, or Section 8 housing AND rent includes heat

Crisis Fuel Assistance can help you with a heating crisis during the winter months.

Vermont Department of Children and Families

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Energy Assistance for GMP or VGS customers:


Federal Overview of Programs in VT:


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Our Member Testimonials

  • Help Getting a Grant

    I would like to thank you for assisting me in getting a grant from the State of Vermont for a new tank, slab and roof ..... Your furnace man told me my tank would need to be replaced, and told me about this grant for low-income households .....

    Daria K., Milton, Vermont

    Services Provided:

    Oil Tank Installation & Replacement, Low Income Assistance, Fuel Assistance Partners, Budget Payment Plans for Heating Oil and Kerosene, Home Performance Resources

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