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East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation

ECKAN weatherization program assists the elderly, handicapped and low-income families in fourteen counties.

Bruce Peterson
Weatherization Director
P.O. Box 40
Ottawa, KS 66067
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ECKAN Weatherization Program assists a target population consisting of the elderly, handicapped and low-income families in fourteen counties. These counties include Anderson, Butler, Chase, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Greenwood, Harvey, Johnson, Lyon, Marion, Miami, Osage and Wyandotte. The Weatherization Program’s service area is more extensive than the overall agency’s service area of nine counties. The Weatherization Program has been recognized and acknowledged as one of the best in the State of Kansas. 

This help is provided at no cost to those who own their own home, as well as those who rent, who qualify under the program guidelines.  The program is paid for with federal Department of Energy (DOE) and Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) funds that are regulated by the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.

Energy saving measures may include:



Cleaning and tuning up of the furnace to assure efficiency and safety or replacement of furnace if necessary.


Sealing leaks in heating system.


Repairing broken glass in windows.


Sealing holes in outside walls and ceiling for insulation installation.


Insulating attic areas.


Insulating exterior walls.

To apply

Applications are available for printing at the link to the right and must be mailed or returned, with proof of income and proof of home ownership to:

ECKAN Weatherization
P.O. Box 40
Ottawa, KS  66067