> South Dakota Weatherization Assistance Program
The Weatherization Assistance Program was designed to help low income South Dakota households overcome the high cost of energy by making their homes more energy efficient. The program is operated at the local level by community action agencies or other local agencies. It has operated continuously since 1976. Local agencies operating the program provide free home weatherization to anyone who qualifies.
- Weather-stripping of doors and windows.
- Caulking and sealing cracks and holes in a building structure.
- Insulating attics, walls, and under floors.
- Installing windows and/or glass.
- Repair, tune-up or replacement of non-functional heating systems.
- Incidental repairs necessary to protect the weatherization material.
- Health and safety checklist.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of South Dakota, your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $21,660 if one person lives in the household; $29,140 if two people live in the household; $36,620 if three people live in the household; $44,100 if four people live in the household; $51,580 if five people live in the household; $59,060 if six people live in the household; $66,540 if seven people live in the household; and $74,020 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $7,480 for each additional person in the home.
The South Dakota Weather Assistance Program application is available at the following location:
Once you have completed the application, please print it off and sign it. Send the completed application to the following address:
South Dakota Department of Social Services
Office of Energy Assistance
206 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-4517
Program Contact Information:
For more information, please visit the South Dakota WAP program website at:
To speak with State representatives regarding the program call toll-free Department of Social Services at: