Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
LIHEAP is designed to help low-income households pay for winter and summer energy services.
- LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households
- Energy Assistance may be available if your household is disconnected from an energy source
- Provide emergency services to eligible house households.
You may be eligible to receive assistance under LIHEAP is your household's combined income is at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Visit Illinois' LIHEAP website for current income levels.
The Energy Assistance Program is comprised of three program: Low Income Home Energy Assistance, the Reconnect Assistance Program, and the Emergency Furnace Program.
The Reconnect Assistance Program is a one-time service provided to people whose utilities have been disconnected because of non-payment.
Through the Emergency Furnace Program homeowners are able to receive furnace repairs or replacements.
The Energy Assistance Program begins in September and continues through May, or when funding is exhausted.
Please call Kendall-Grundy Community Action to schedule an appointment, (630) 553-9100.