True self-sufficiency is about you providing for yourself or your family without public assistance. Meeting needs. Well-being. Education and training. A living wage. Employment. A career.

Get help on all these matters with the Self-Sufficiency Services program offered through  emPower™.

The focus is to move people off financial aid. Each person works with a our Self-Sufficiency staff to achieve their individual goals.

The services in the program include:

  • Heat and energy assistance
  • Budgeting and financial planning
  • Connecting with local resources
  • Energy efficiency and waste reduction
  • Financial literacy education
  • Long- and short-term budgeting and financial advice

Improve your life and learn how to become self-sufficient by working with emPower.

Apply online for emPower‘s Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) Self Sufficiency Plan.

Complete & Submit Self Sufficiency Plan Online