WAP Application Instructions

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

You can contact a local provider to determine your eligibility: www.csd.ca.gov/Services/FindServicesinYourArea

Online Application

You can follow this link to begin the online application: Apply Online Here.

Application Process

  • Fill an application form which takes approximately 20 minutes
  • Produce proof of income for the year prior to your application.
  • Must be a parent or a responsible guardian of a young child who is too young to be admitted in any public school.
  • Proof of number of people living in your household.

If you need further help please call: 1 (866) 675-6623

Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • You must be a resident of the state of California in need of financial assistance for home energy costs.
  • Qualified to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Aid to Families with Dependent Children.
  • You are over 60 years of age
  • Have a family member with special needs
  • You must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Family Size Annual Income
1 $24,544
2 $32,096
3 $39,648
4 $47,200
5 $54,752
6 $62,304
7 $63,720
8 $65,136

For family units with more than 8 members add $1,416 for each additional member.

Once your eligibility is approved, your local weatherization agency puts you on a waiting list. Residents with urgent needs are usually put on top of the list. Then the following tasks are carried out by professional weatherization personnel from your area:

  • Professional energy consultation is carried out
  • Infiltration of outside air using a blower door is tested
  • Your equipment is tested for safety and health
  • Analysis of the most pocket friendly energy measures for your household is made
  • Your local weatherization agency puts you on a schedule and work begins