News & Events

Energy Assistance Funding Still Available!

The program has been extended to July 1, 2016.  Crisis amounts have increased to $1,000 per household.  For seniors who are 60+, crisis funds can be used for past due or current balance with heat or electric vendors.

Please contact our office at 800-492-4805

The application is available here.

WCMCA Provides Home Ownership Education in Alexandria

Workshops for home ownership education are provided through Catherine Anderson-Barnes of the University of Minnesota Extension.  Classes are a total of ten (10) hours in length, held in Alexandria on two (2) evenings. The classes provide extensive education on the people and processes involved in purchasing a home.  Cost for classes are $45 and a certificate is awarded at the end that assists participants in qualifying for various loan products. 

May 17th and 19th

June 14 & 16

July 12 & 14

August 16 & 18

September 20 & 22

Douglas County Extension Office Meeting Room (located in the Douglas County Library building in Alexandria).  All classes run from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.

 More information can be found on our website: Housing Counseling information.