> Mississippi Weatherization Assistance Program
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) funds are used to improve the conditions of eligible low-income clients' homes. The program is designed to reduce home heating and cooling costs by improving energy efficiency and ensuring health and safety. Priority is given to low-income elderly and disabled individuals.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Mississippi, your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $13,538 if one person lives in the household; $18,213 if two people live in the household; $22,888 if three people live in the household; $27,563 if four people live in the household; $32,238 if five people live in the household; $36,913 if six people live in the household; $41,588 if seven people live in the household; and $46,263 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $4,675 for each additional person in the home.
Applications are taken at Community Action Agencies or Human Resource Agencies. All 82 counties have application sites where clients can apply. If you do not know your local agency, you may call the Community Services Line toll-free number at 1-800-421-0762 or local at 601-359-4768.
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