HOME & ENERGY

Energy Assistance Program

The Opportunity Council offers bill assistance to eligible households for their home heating and energy bills. Households must be income eligible to receive assistance.  Depending on the time of year, we may help with the electricity, natural gas, propane, heating oil, and wood bills. For detailed information about these programs, view Energy Assistance Programs

For current energy appointment scheduling information, click here.

  • (360) 255-2192 (Whatcom County)

  • (360) 679-6577 or 1-800-317-5427 (Island County)

  • 1-888-586-7293 (San Juan County)

  • (360) 376-3184 for Orcas Community Resource Center

  • (360) 378-5246 for San Juan Island Family Resource Center

  • (360) 468-4117 for Lopez Island Family Resource Center

Conservation Education

Provides in-home energy audits and customized energy savings plans.

  • (360) 734-5121  Option 5 (Whatcom and San Juan Counties)

  • (360) 679-6577 (Island County)

Home Repair Program

Contributes to the safety and comfort of low-income homes.

  • (360) 734-5121  Option 5 (Whatcom and San Juan Counties)

  • (360) 679-6577 (Island County)

Lead Hazard Reduction Program

Identifies and reduces lead hazards in homes.

  • (360) 734-5121  Option 5 (Whatcom and San Juan Counties)

  • (360) 679-6577 (Island County)

Weatherization

Increases home energy conservation & efficiency

  • (360) 734-5121  Option 5 (Whatcom and San Juan Counties)

  • (360) 679-6577 (Island County)

Weatherization Plus Health

Provides education, tools and home improvements to help reduce asthma triggers and improve indoor environments.

  • (360) 734-5121  Option 5 (Whatcom and San Juan Counties)

  • (360) 679-6577 (Island County)

Community Energy Challenge

The Community Energy Challenge makes achieving energy efficiency as easy as possible, providing homeowners  with a full energy audit, a comprehensive report detailing cost-effective measures, reliable contractors, project coordination, rebates and quality assurance. Small businesses can improve energy efficiency with a similar suite of services.

Building Performance Center

Provides training in weatherization technology and services.

ASL Services

A current list of Opportunity Council programs and services is available in American Sign Language

ASL