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Q: What is Weatherization?

Q: What is the HeRO Program?  

Q: Are you looking for ways to cut your energy bill?

Q: Is your home unsafe or unhealthy?  

Q: Do you have a reliable heating source? 

If you are seeking answers to any of these questions, then you are in the right place! 

West Central’s HeRo and Weatherization Programs are a FREE service for qualified homeowners and renters. The purpose is to improve the efficiency of your home, reduce heating costs, and to provide improvements and repairs. This is to ensure the home is healthy and safe for the homeowners and their families. 


How to Apply


Applications can be accepted at any West Central Community Outreach office in your county. You may also click below to download an application. If you qualify, all materials and work are provided at no cost to you.


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Weatherization Tips

Many of the tips below for saving energy at home are adapted from the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Savers Consumer Tips website and their Energy Savers booklet

Weatherization Facts

Households that have received weatherization services are better able to pay utility bills and reduce debt.

Other Weatherization Providers

Your location will determine your provider. If interested in applying for Weatherization assistance, please click on the region of the map to find contact information for your local agency if you do not fall within West Central's service region.

Weatherization Benefits

Missouri residents with incomes at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty levels, especially the elderly, the physically disadvantaged and families with children, may be eligible for assistance

What You Should Know About Mold

Exposure to damp and moldy environments may cause a variety of health effects, or none at all. Some people are sensitive to molds. For these people, molds can cause nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or, in some cases, skin irritation.

Self-Help Energy Savings Guide

The average home decreases their energy consumption by 30% after receiving our weatherization services.Here are some tips of things you can do yourself.


Kevin Moore

Laurie Kedigh

Bill Kedigh

Jim Snyder

Chris Richardson-McQueen

Justin Riggs



Who is Eligible for Weatherization

All applicants must meet the 2018 income guidelines listed below, based on a household income below 200% of the poverty level.

Size of Family Unit

Threshold Income (200% of Poverty Level or Less)

















For each additional family member add $8,640.

Renters must have owner approval and owner participation to receive services.


HOUSING ASSISTANCE– Rental Assistance Help – Help low-income residents with rental payments so they may have acess to safe, clean, and affordable housing. 

LIHEAP PROGRAM Utility Bill Assistance – West Central helps qualified residents stay warm all winter long by providing assistance for utility bills. 

MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING- Quality Housing for Seniors and those with special needs- West Central has developed and currently manages 399 units of multi-family housing. 


WEATHERIZATIONHome Improvements Program- Insulation and repairs to improve the energy efficiency of your home, keep you warm and reduce your heating costs. 

HeRoHome Repair Program– To provide improvements, repairs, ensure the home is healthy and safe for the homeowners and their families for necessary repairs. 


(660) 476-2185

Monday-Thursday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Address: 106 W. 4th Street, Appleton City, MO, 64724