Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Tom Wolf, Governor
Dennis M. Davin, Secretary

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Energy Conservation and Weatherization Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program empowers community organizations to help recipients make their homes more energy efficient, saving money and keeping homes warmer.

Who It Helps - Incomes 200% or Below the Federal Poverty Income Level

The program is open to those whose income is 200 percent below the federal poverty income level. For example, a single person living alone cannot make more than $23,340, and a family of four cannot make more than $47,700.

2015 Percentages of Federal Poverty Guidelines (Effective 2/1/15 – Source: DHHS)
Family Size 200%
1 $23,540
2 $31,860
3 $40,180
4 $48,500
5 $56,820
6 $65,140
7 $73,460
8 $81,780
Each Additional Member Add: $8,320

Individuals and Households

Find a Local Agency To Help You
DCED does not directly help individuals or households. If you are an individual or household, click here to find the agency that oversees the program in your county.

Possible Additional Assistance
Recipients of the Weatherization Assistance Program may also be eligible for assistance under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP. Visit Pennsylvania's Department of Public Welfare website to find out more.

Some recipients of the Weatherization Assistance Program may also be eligible for other energy assistance programs available through their local utility company. Visit Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission to find out more.

Community Organizations


Contact DCED's Weatherization Office.

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The page was last modified: 04/29/2015