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Brown County Family Permanent Supportive Housing Program

Provides a permanent housing options to chronically homeless families in Brown County.

Program Contact:

Coordinated Entry Specialist 
800-242-7334

Counties Served:

  • Brown

Program Description:

The Brown County Family Permanent Supportive Housing Program is funded through the Wisconsin Balance of State Continuum of Care and the Department of Housing and Urban Development and will provide a permanent housing option to two chronically homeless families. The program participants will pay 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income towards their housing each month.

This project allowed funding for a duplex in Brown County to be acquired and rehabbed in order to make the housing decent, safe, and sanitary. These families will be offered intensive case management to assist them to be able to live independently in hopes of one day that they will be able to obtain a rental unit outside of the program.

Eligibility Guidelines:

Income limit must be at or below 30% of County Median Income. Learn if you may be eligible for this program by filling out our eligibility calculator here.

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here. Once you fill out the intake form, someone will be in contact with you for next steps.

Applicants should then contact Newcap’s Oconto office for an assessment to determine preliminary eligibility. Once initial eligibility is determined, the applicant is placed on the Prioritization List and offered assistance when an opening becomes available in the program. Applicants are placed on the Prioritization List by their F-VI-SPDAT score.

Brown County Transitional Housing Program

Counties Served:

  • Brown

Brown County Youth Rapid Re-Housing Program

Provides up to 24 months of rental assistance and training and development by case management with independent living skills for each participant.

Program Contact:

Coordinated Entry Specialist
800-242-7334

Counties Served:

  • Brown

Program Description:

The Brown County Youth Rapid Re-Housing Program is funded through the Wisconsin Balance of State Continuum of Care and the Department of Housing and Urban Development and can provide up to 24 months of rental assistance. The program will pay 100% of the participant’s first month’s rent. Thereafter, participant contribution toward rent will be 30% of the household’s monthly adjusted gross income, payable directly to the landlord.

This project is subcontracted with Family Services of Northeastern Wisconsin. Family Services will assist in the training and development of the case management and independent living skills for each participant household. Newcap will also perform the housing functions of this program, which will include locating housing, mediating issues/concerns between the landlord and tenant, and assisting the household with sustaining housing.

Eligibility Guidelines:

Income limit must be at or below 30% of County Median Income. Learn more about if you may be eligible for this program by filling out our eligibility calculator here.

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here. Once you fill out the intake form, someone will be in contact with you for next steps.

Applicants should then contact Newcap’s Oconto office for an assessment to determine preliminary eligibility. Once initial eligibility is determined, the applicant is placed on the Prioritization List and offered assistance when an opening becomes available in the program. Applicants are placed on the Prioritization List by their TAY-VI-SPDAT or F-VI–SPDAT score.

Community Health Services

Provides reproductive and healthcare services for males and females, including clinical exams, contraception education and prescriptions, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and counseling, STD and HIV testing and counseling, and other reproductive healthcare services.

Program Contact:


Sarah Charlebois
Registered Nurse
1.715.732.4171

or to make an appointment - call Kathy Murphy, Clinic Assistant at 1.715.732.4171 ext. 1305

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Forest
  • Marinette
  • Oconto
  • Vilas

Program Description:

Newcap Community Health Services provides reproductive and healthcare services for males and females, including clinical exams, contraception education and prescriptions, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and counseling, STD and HIV testing and counseling, and other reproductive healthcare services. Our clinics provide low-cost and no-cost health coverage options, and all services are confidential, including services to adolescents. We deliver a wide range of acute, chronic and preventative medical services to optimize health and well-being.

All of our clinics now offer Family Practice and Basic Chronic Healthcare for those ages one to adult, including adult and child wellness exams; uncomplicated diabetes, hypertension, ear, nose and throat infections, urinary tract infections, and colds! 

Eligibility Requirements:

If you are a Wisconsin resident of reproductive age and have a valid Social Security number. You can take advantage of services at low or no cost, based on your income, even if you have insurance.

Payment Options:

We offer financial assistance on a case by case basis and our staff will work with you to determine if you’re eligible. We accept Badger Care Standard, Medicaid Family Planning Only Services (FPOS), and cash, check, MasterCard, Visa & Discover credit cards. Payment is required at the time of service.

Click here to link to Patient Portal.

Other Services:

1. Men’s and Women’s Reproductive Health Services

Whether you’re in need of a routine annual exam, problem visit or something more involved like hypertension or thyroid management, we can get you the services you need at a price you can afford.

Services Offered:

  • Annual Exams
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Birth control
  • Emergency Contraception
  • HIV and Hepatitis C screening
  • STD screening and treatment
  • UTI testing and treatment
  • Pregnancy testing and referral
  • Education
  • Counseling

2. Gynecology Services

Routine gynecologic care helps prevent cancer, many undesired diseases and other illnesses, by allowing for early detection.

Services Offered:

  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Genital warts diagnosis and treatment
  • Preconception counseling
  • Vaginal infection screening
  • Vaginal infection treatment
  • Vulvar biopsy
  • Endometrial biopsy

3. Family Planning Services

Are you looking to start a family in the near future and looking for help with planning? We have helped thousands of families with these services and more for over 50 years!

Services Offered:

  • Oral Contraceptives
  • Depo-Provera
  • NuvaRing
  • Nexplanon transdermal implant
  • Paragard IUD
  • Mirena IUD
  • Transdermal patch
  • Referral for female and male sterilization
  • Emergency contraception
  • Male and female condoms
  • Free Services – Covered by Family Planning

In addition to federally approved contraceptives, we also offer pregnancy testing and Badger Care express enrollment for pregnant women.

4. Clinic Locations

  • Brown County
    1540 Capitol Drive, Green Bay, WI 54303
    (920) 430-1350
  • Forest County
    212 N. Lake Avenue, Crandon, WI 54520
    (715) 478-3871
  • Marinette County
    1939 Hall Avenue, Marinette, WI 54143
    (715) 732-4171
  • Oconto County
    1201 Main Street, Oconto, WI 54153
    (920) 834-4621
  • Vilas County
    603 E. Wall Street, Suite A., Eagle River, WI 54521
    (715) 479-3357

Please first fill out our intake form here.

Request to Schedule an Appointment Today by filling out the following form: 
Community Health Clinic Appointment Request Form

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Your Availability for Appointments

Please keep in mind that our clinics are open on different days and times. Crandon: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00-12:30 p.m. for lunch); Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00-12:30 p.m. for lunch); Closed on Fridays Eagle River: Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00-12:30p.m. for lunch); Closed on Fridays Green Bay: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Fridays - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Marinette: Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. (Closed 12:00-12:30 p.m. for lunch); Fridays 8:00a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Oconto: Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00-12:30p.m. for lunch); Friday's 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Create Your Own Opportunities (CYOO) Program

Provides expertise and knowledge to those interested in creating and establishing a small business for help in creating a business plan, developing marketing strategies, expending business skills, learning management tools, and more!

Program Contact:

Michelle Madl
Vice President of Asset Development

 

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Program Description:

The Create Your Own Opportunities (CYOO) Program supports individuals who are ready to become business owners by offering business skills training and one-to-one business coaching designed to enhance our clients success. The objective of the Create Your Own Opportunities Program is to support participants in their pursuit of becoming a small business owner and the expansion of their business through job creation. 

Training and Coaching Services include:

  • Business budgeting, bookkeeping and financial projections
  • Business networking skills
  • Business plan creation
  • Feasibility studies
  • Locating financial resources
  • Marketing plans and budgets
  • Project management
  • Sales skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Team development and human resources skills
  • Additional ongoing business assistance

Eligibility Guidelines:

Must have an annual income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here.

Then contact our program contact.

 

Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) Programs

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas
  • Brown County Emergency Rental Assistance Program:

Brown County was awarded federal ERA funds in 2021 and 2022 to help county residents who were financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic retain their rental housing and utilities. To date, Brown County has partnered with Newcap to support more than 6,000 individuals in nearly 3,000 county households to remain safely housed while helping them find employment opportunities as well as childcare, transportation, and other resources.
As local employment opportunities return to pre-pandemic levels, Brown County’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program will not accept new applications after June 30, 2022. Instead, Brown County’s COVID-19 ERA Program will focus efforts on helping current participants find employment and other resources to become more financially stable as the ERA Program begins to phase out.
Brown County, and its contractor Newcap, will also adjust the level of financial assistance provided to current ERA Program participants while the county awaits additional federal funding to sustain the program until its conclusion. Starting June 30, 2022, program participants will receive rental and utility assistance payments monthly instead of three months at a time. All payments will be prioritized by those at imminent risk of eviction as well as those behind in rent and utility payments.
We are no longer taking applications for the Brown County Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

 

  • Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program:

  • As announced by the Governor of the State of Wisconsin on January 20, 2023, new initial applications for the WERA (Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance program) will be accepted online at our website, or via email, ONLY until 11:59 pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.  In person receipt of applications will be accepted at our offices until Tuesday, January 31, 2023, but, other than our Interim Housing facilities, all Newcap administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, for a long-previously scheduled all-staff training.  DO NOT wait to complete intake and do the initial application.
  • This announcement impacts ONLY residents of Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Shawano and Vilas Counties.  Brown County is a separate Emergency Rental Assistance program.
  • Applications will have to be completed with all required documentation and signatures within 30 days of initial intake (or by February 28th, 2023 whichever is shorter), or the application will be withdrawn and a new application will not be accepted after the close of applications date of January 31, 2023.
  • Completing a new or updated application for energy assistance dated since October 1, 2022, is a requirement of this program.  This is a requirement of the program regardless of if you are requesting utility payment assistance or even do not qualify for energy assistance.  Do NOT wait to complete that application as it will prevent your application from being fully completed. https://energybenefit.wi.gov/OnlineApps/OnlineApp/Default#
  • Applications will be processed for payment on a first fullycompletedfirstprocessed basis with priority for those households facing *imminent* eviction (a 5 day notice is NOT imminent eviction).  This includes recertification applications.
  • We will only be paying arrears and one month forward at a time, due to low remaining funds in the state pool.  This includes recertification applications.
  • As we have been communicating for many months, there is NO guarantee of payment  on any application, complete or otherwise; previously funded or otherwise, due to low remaining funds in the state pool.  This includes recertification applications.
  • As we have been communicating for many months, there is no longer a set number of months of assistance people can expect, due to low remaining funds in the state pool.  The number of months will be very limited.  We do not know, and will not until after the end of February, when the funds in the pool will be fully expended.  This means, you can have no expectation of 18 months of payments of assistance that had previously been communicated and conducted.
  • This is a state run program, with all decisions decided at the State of Wisconsin level.  Newcap (and all other community action agencies in the state) are administering, not in control of it.  Therefore, we can make no exceptions to any program rule or requirement.
  • Coaching and referral services (“housing stability services”) will continue beyond the end of the program for at least 2 years.  We will still be here serving people for a long time, and, for the most vulnerable, there are still other programs to assist; though, nothing has been as broad-ranging and long-lasting as WERA.

Program Description:

Wisconsin residents that have experienced a significant loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and need help with their rent can apply.

Eligibility Guidelines:

      • The applicant has attained the age of 18
      • The applicant is a Wisconsin resident, and is listed on a current leas for housing in Wisconsin
      • At least one or more individuals in the household meets the following criteria:
        • Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a significant reduction in income, incurred significant costs, or experienced financial hardship during the period of the COVID-19 public health emergency
        • Demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing stability; and
        • Has a household income at or below 80 percent of CMI.
      • An eligible household that occupies a federally subsidized residential or mixed-use property may receive WERA assistance, provided that WERA funds are not applied to costs that have been or will be reimbursed under any other federal assistance.
      • NO Social Security Number is required to apply for or receive assistance

Application Process:

The final day that we will be taking applications for this program is January 31st, 2023 at 11:59pm Please fill out our intake form here.

Family Success Coaching Program

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Financial Capabilities Programs

Assist participants to develop a comprehensive budget to understand their entire financial picture; including the cost to live month to month, to identify all income sources and debt obligations, and to develop a strategy to eliminate debts and achieve their goals.

Program Contact:

Diahann Graham
Budget Counselor
920-834-4621

 

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Program Description:

The Financial Capabilities Programs assist participants with a wide array of financial counseling and coaching services to develop a comprehensive budget to understand their entire financial picture. This includes the cost to live month to month, to identify all income sources and debt obligations, and to develop a strategy to eliminate debts and achieve their goals. This program works in collaboration with Newcap program participants.

Services under the Financial Capabilities Program:

  1. Budget Counseling

    Program Description:

    Do you need help to develop a budget? During your session, our Financial Coach assists clients with establish a budget, evaluate debt, set financial goals, and develop an action plan.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Live in the Newcap service area.

  2. Mortgage & Tax Relief Counseling (HCRI)

    Program Description:

    Are you behind on your mortgage or real estate taxes? During this counseling service, our Financial Coach guides clients to get back on track if they have fallen behind with mortgage payments or taxes. Our trained counselor discusses available options for curing your delinquent home loan and create an action plan for successful homeownership.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Live in the Newcap service area.

  3. Homebuyer Counseling

    Program Description:

    Are you thinking about buying a home? During this counseling service, our Financial Coach will sit down with you and help you determine if you are ready to buy; help calculate how much home you can afford, review your credit report with you; help you determine the right mortgage loan payments; and go over everything from pre- to post-purchase.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Live in the Newcap service area.

    Student Loan Counseling:

    Program Description:

    Need some help understanding your student loans? During this counseling service, our Financial Coach helps clients understand the options of student loan repayment. What types of student loans do you have? Who holds the student loans?  Is consolidation of your student loans an option? Are the loans government or private?  What is the difference between them and why is it important?

    Eligibility Guidelines:

    This counseling service is open to anyone in the Newcap service area at no charge if under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines. For clients over 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, a fee of $50 will incur. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program.

    Application Process:

     

Please first fill out our intake form here.

 

 

 

Green Bay Mortgage Assistance Program

Diahann Graham
Homeowner Programs Director
920-834-4621

Counties Served:

  • Brown

Program Description

The City of Green Bay Mortgage Assistance Program will offer mortgage assistance payments to households within the city limits that have been affected by Covid-19.

  1. Mortgage Assistance: payments will be made directly to financial institutions on behalf of eligible households.

Eligibility Guidelines

Income must be at or below 80% of the County Median Income. Applicant must live in the City of Green Bay and have income that was affected by Covid-19.

Application Process

Please fill out our intake form here.

 

Home Energy Plus (HE+) Furnace Program

Provides year-round assistance to eligible low-income households when their primary heating system (furnace) no longer provides heat, is inoperable, or becomes unsafe.

Program Contact:

Val Filz
Vice President of Energy Services
1.800.242.7334 

Counties and Tribes Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Mole Lake / Sokaogon / Chippewa
  • Oconto
  • Oneida Nation
  • Shawano
  • Stockbridge-Munsee

Program Description:

The Home Energy Plus (HE+) Furnace Program is a year-round program that provides assistance to eligible low-income homeowners when their primary heating system (“furnace”) no longer provides heat, is inoperable, or becomes unsafe. The WHEAP (Energy Assistance) Program verifies applicant eligibility and sends a furnace referral to the Weatherization Assistance Program. The WHEAP Program and the Weatherization Assistance Program then work cooperatively to ensure program goals and requirements are met while providing timely delivery of service.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have an annual income at or below 60% of the State Median Income and complete a WHEAP (Energy Assistance) application through the local WHEAP agency. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here.

Then contact Newcap, Inc. Weatherization Program for information on how to apply or directly contact the local WHEAP (Energy Assistance) agency in the county in which you reside. 

Homeless Prevention Program

The Homeless Prevention Program targets individuals/families that have an eviction of 14 days or less. The case manager will work with the landlord to mediate the situation, if possible and/or assist the applicant in finding another unit.

Program Contact:

HCV Coordinator
800-242-7334

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Program Description:

The Homeless Prevention Program is funded through the Emergency Solutions Grant and can provide up to 12 months of rental assistance, one-time rental appears payment, utility payment up to 12 months, and/or utility arrears to low-income households that are imminently at risk of becoming homeless and would lose their housing without this assistance.

The Homeless Prevention Program targets individuals/families that have an eviction of 14 days or less. The case manager will work with the landlord to mediate the situation, if possible and/or assist the applicant in finding another unit.

Case Managers will:

  1. Conduct monthly visits
  2. Focus on individuals goals
  3. Landlord/tenant issues
  4. Financial Management
  5. Other goals identified through various assessments

Eligibility Guidelines:

Income limit must be at or below 30% of County Median Income. Find out if you are eligible by using our eligibility calculator here.

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here.

Applicants should contact Newcap’s Oconto office for an assessment to determine preliminary eligibility. Once initial eligibility is determined, the applicant is placed on the Prioritization List and offered assistance when an opening becomes available in the Homeless Prevention Program in their community. Applicants are placed on the Prioritization List by their vulnerability and whether or not they meet the HUD’s definition of at-risk.

 

Homeowner Assistance (HCRI) Program

Provides assistance to low-income individuals who are in danger of losing their home to foreclosure by helping them catch up on mortgage payments.

Program Contact:

Diahann Graham
Budget Counselor
920-834-4621

 

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Program Description:

The Homeowner Assistance Program (HCRI- The Housing Cost Reduction Initiative) provides assistance to low-income individuals who are in danger of losing their home to foreclosure by helping them catch up on mortgage payments and past due property taxes.

For those homeowners who do not meet the eligibility criteria, there is still assistance available in the form of budget counseling, organizing and understanding the materials associated with foreclosure, and communicating with the mortgage company to attempt to work out any possible alternatives to foreclosure.

Eligibility Guidelines:

Family income must be at or below 80% of the County Median Income to qualify for foreclosure intervention; however, budget counseling services are available to all.  The homeowner must be behind on their mortgage payments, have the ability to pay their mortgage timely during and after assistance is received; as well as receive ongoing budgeting assistance.  The home must pass a housing quality standards inspection. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

Applicant must call for a pre-qualification interview and fill out an application if eligible.

Please fill out our intake form here.

Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Program

Provides long-term housing with supportive services for homeless persons with disabilities by reintegrating chronically homeless and other highly vulnerable homeless families and individuals with psychiatric disabilities or chronic health challenges into the community by addressing their basic needs for housing and providing ongoing support.

Program Contact:

Coordinated Entry Specialist
1.800.242.7334 

 

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Shawano

Program Description:

The Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Program provides long-term housing with supportive services for homeless persons with disabilities by reintegrating chronically homeless and other highly vulnerable homeless families and individuals into the community by addressing their basic needs for housing and providing ongoing support.  Newcap holds the lease on the unit and sublets the unit to the program participant.  The program participant pays 30% of their monthly adjusted income back to Newcap as occupancy fees.

Eligibility Guidelines:

Family must meet HUDs definition of homeless and income must be at or below 30% of the County Median Income. Clients must have a disability. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here. Once you fill out the intake form, someone will be in contact with you for next steps.

Applicants should contact Newcap’s Oconto office for an assessment to determine preliminary eligibility.  Once initial eligibility is determined, the applicant is placed on the Prioritization List and offered assistance when a housing program becomes available.  Applicants are placed on the Prioritization List by the length of time homeless and the severity of their need.

 

Steps to Success Program

Provides individuals with the opportunity to develop new skills or update and enhance current skills while continuing to work, by attending school part-time, as well as receiving individual career plan development assistant and long-term support as individuals work toward their career goals.

Program Contact:

 

 

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Program Description:

The Steps to Success Program provides individuals with the opportunity to develop new skills or update and enhance current skills while continuing to work. Individuals attend school to increase their earning potential and explore career options. Newcap will help provide individual, confidential development of a career plan, assist with job skill activities, and provide long-term emotional support as the individual works towards goals. Newcap may assist with education-related expenses (tuition, books, miscellaneous fees, etc.), reimburse for training-related transportation, and/or assist with childcare costs while attending classes.</>

Eligibility Guidelines:

Clients must be working at least 20 hours per week with income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines established for their household size. The education or training must increase the participants earning potential by at least $3 per hour. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here.

 

 

Victims of Human Trafficking Rapid Re-Housing Program

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Weatherization Assistance Program

Provides home weatherization assistance services to low-income individuals or families homes by receiving utility assistance through the State of Wisconsin, the U.S. Department of Energy, public benefits, and WHEAP.

Program Contact:

Val Filz
Vice President of Energy Services
1.800.242.7334 

Counties and Tribes Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Mole Lake / Sokaogon / Chippewa
  • Oconto
  • Oneida Nation
  • Shawano
  • Stockbridge-Munsee

Program Description:

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources. The Wisconsin Weatherization Assistance Program is funded with a combination of state and federal funds including U.S. Department of Energy, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and state Public Benefits funding.  The Weatherization Assistance Program helps homeowners and renters reduce energy consumption while increasing comfort in their homes.  Weatherization improvements may also make the home’s environment healthier and safer.

Once eligibility has been established, the client will be contacted by one of Newcap’s certified Energy Auditors who will perform a comprehensive energy audit on the home to determine what energy efficiency measures can be done within the scope of the program. Upon completion of the energy audit a Weatherization crew will be scheduled to come to the home to perform the work prescribed by the audit under the careful supervision of a Field Coordinator.   Energy efficiency measures may include insulating of attics, sidewalls, and crawlspaces or basements; sealing air leaks; repair or replacing inefficient furnaces or boilers; installing energy saving products such Energy Star rated light bulbs, refrigerators and/or freezers. A sign-off of acceptable work is required from the owner or renter of the property, with quality control performed on a percentage of the completions.

Eligibility Guidelines:

Must have an annual income at or below 60% of the State Median Income Guidelines and have applied for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (Energy Assistance). Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here.

Client may fill out an online Request for Weatherization or call the Oconto office and ask for Julie Eichman, Energy Services Administrative Assistance or ask to speak with the Weatherization Department. 

If you wish to fill out an online Request for Weatherization, please do so here: 

Request for Weatherization Assistance Application

Request for Weatherization Assistance Application

Request for Weatherization Assistance

Requirements:1. Household must have applied for Energy Assistance.2. Please hat the person who applied for Energy Assistance also complete this Request for Weatherization.

 

Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Program

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas