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Event: Energy Assistance Updates

Energy Assistance Updates

Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance season


PLEASE NOTE:  This is an update primarily for WHATCOM County.

Energy Assistance has filled its available appointments for this round of scheduling that began on January 14th.  For those of whom have missed out this go around, please tell them to check back in March for an update on when more appointments may be added to the schedule.  We will continue to have a limited number of crisis appointments available on a weekly basis for those who are facing disconnection, have been disconnected due to nonpayment, or those without heat.  Crisis appointments are available starting on Mondays for the current week; when we have run out of these appointments, we will have no more until the following week.  Appointments are booked by phone only; we are unable to accept walk-ins.  For more information, please call the Energy Assistance, Weatherization and Home Repair Scheduling and Information Line at (360) 255-2912, Monday – Thursdays from 9am-12 noon and 1-4pm and Fridays 9am-12 noon.


For information regarding Island County’s scheduling availability, please call (360) 679-6577, Mondays-Thursdays from 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, and Fridays 9am-12pm.


For information regarding LIHEAP assistance in San Juan County, please contact your local Family Resource Center.  Please note: program and scheduling availability for energy assistance in San Juan County may vary from Whatcom and Island Counties.  To find out more information, please contact your local resource center for more information.
  • -For Orcas/Waldron Islands, call the Orcas Community Resource Center at (360) 376-3184.
  • -For San Juan Island, call the San Juan Island Family Resource Center at (360) 378-5246.
  • -For Lopez Island, call the Lopez Island Family Resource Center at (360) 468-4117.