Energy Assistance Programs

Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC)

This program provides funds to assist low income households to be able to pay for heating & energy bills. Please visit MVAC's website for eligibility requirements and applications

Phone: (507) 345-6822



HeatShare Program 

HeatShare is a voluntary nongovernmental program of the The Salvation Army that has been in existence since 1982. HeatShare provides financial assistance on a year-round basis and is used for natural gas, oil, propane, wood, and electricity. 


The program is funded in part by Salvation Army donors and customers of local utility companies.  To learn more about the HeatShare Program visit or call (800) 842-7279.


Who does HeatShare help?

    • Seniors 65 years or older with low income and no alternate source of help
    • People with disabilities who are limited in their ability to maintain income to adequately cover energy costs
    • People who have an unexpected crisis and as a result cannot pay for household energy bills. 


Providing Support

    • Send a tax-deductible donation to:


The Salvation Army

Attn: HeatShare Program

2445 Prior Ave N

Roseville, MN 55113

*Please make checks payable to "HeatShare"