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 Striving to Help You.

emPower works with you and your utility and/or fuel provider to find ways to help pay your heat-related energy bills.

At emPower, we want to help you meet your heat and energy needs.
We are now providing help for 2017-2018. We are currently accepting applications.

Please download an application below for:

  • emPower heat and energy assistance
  • Consumers Energy’s Consumers Affordable Resource for Energy (CARE)
  • DTE Energy’s Low Income Self-Sufficiency Plan (LSP)

Then, mail it in to:
emPower, P.O. Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412

You can also request an application. Or get an application mailed to you by calling us at (231) 355-5880. Your local Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) office may also be able to help you.

emPower is currently getting a high volume of applications. Because of that, we ask for your patience in checking on your application’s status.


emPower Heat and Energy Assistance Program
(client-centered one-time help)

Download An Application >

Request An Application
Solicite una solicitud en español


Consumers Affordable Resource for Energy (CARE)
(affordable payment plan)

Download An Application >

Request An Application
Solicite una solicitud en español


Low Income Self-Sufficiency Plan (LSP)
(affordable payment plan)

Download An Application >

Request An Application
Solicite una solicitud en español