Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - Weatherization
Weatherization Program aims to reduce the energy costs of low income families - primarily the elderly and families with children - by making energy efficient improvements to the home.
Funding for the program comes from the Federal Government through the Department of Energy, Office of Building Technology, State and Community Programs and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Block Grant.
Throughout PA the Weatherization Program is administered by the PA Department of Community & Economic Development.

Each residence is independently audited using a blower door and audit tool. Depending on the dwelling, a residence may be eligible for measures such as additional insulation, weather-stripping, window caulking, door sweeps, clean and service of the heating unit, and water conservation measures.
Generally, we can weatherize a home within 6 months of an approved application. We are currently have a wait list for applications.
165 Amber Lane
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Homeowners or renters must reside in Luzerne County.
The household income must fall within established Poverty Income Guidelines set by the Department of Community and Economic Development Office of Community Services.
Households who are eligible under the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program and those households which receive payments under Title XVI (SSI) or Title IV (TANF) are auto-eligible with regard to income eligibility.
The residence has not been previously weatherized since September 30, 1994. If the residence has been weatherized since September 30, 1994, we cannot come back in at this time. The state weatherizes the dwelling, not the tenant.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (800) 822-0359 Toll-Free
  • (800) 822-0359 Toll-Free
  • (570) 829-1665 Fax
  • (570) 288-8458 Main
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Contact our agency We will ask for some general information to assess whether you may qualify. All information is kept confidential.

Helpful Tips: In Wyoming County:
10 Public Avenue
P.O. Box 366
Montrose, PA 18801-0366
PHONE# (570) 278-5240
or 1-800-982-4045
FAX# (570) 278-0484
Fee Amounts: The weatherization measures are provided at no cost to the homeowner or tenant. If you are a renter, your landlord will be required to sign an agreement allowing you to participate in the weatherization program. If the heat and/or electric is provided by the landlord, the landlord may be required to contribute a percentage of the installed materials and labor costs.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: Program information and application available on line at:
  • Weatherization Programs
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