Ashland County Housing Authority is the administrator for Bayfield Electric’s “Commitment to Community Program.”

The Bayfield Electric Cooperative provides assistance to eligible households with a once-a-year payment on their energy bill. Potential recipients of this benefit must apply for and be approved for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP).

To see if you qualify for WHEAP Assistance, contact your local county energy assistance agency:

  • Douglas County Energy Services: (715) 718-2918
  • Ashland County Health and Human Services: (715) 682-7004
  • Bayfield County Department of Health and Human Services: (715) 373-6144
  • Iron County Human Services: (715) 561-3636
  • Oneida County Department of Social Services: (715) 362-5695
  • Vilas County Energy Services: (715) 337-2124
  • Bad River Social and Family Services: (715) 682-7127
  • Red Cliff Department of Social Services: (715) 779-3706
  • Lac Du Flambeau Economic Support: (715) 588-4235

For more information on this program, please contact Nikki Horak at 800-274-8311 ext 113 or email at