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Funds Still Available for Energy Assistance

April 13, 2020

Kendall-Grundy Community Action Services, a division of Kendall County Health Department, has funds available for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The mission for energy assistance programs are to assist low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs by paying a portion of energy bills to prevent service interruptions, while providing education on home energy conservation and other opportunities to achieve and maintain energy security and financial self-stability.

Kendall-Grundy Community Action is still accepting appointments for households by phone only. To make an appointment in Kendall County, please call (630)553-9100. To make an appointment in Grundy County, please call (815)941-3262. The Weatherization program is closed at this time.

To qualify for this assistance on your gas and your electric bills, households must have an income equal to or less than 150 percent of the poverty level as defined in the 2020 poverty guidelines and provide required documentation during the scheduled appointment. Documentation can be received by email, fax, or mail. Please see requirements below.

2020 Poverty Guidelines:

Family Size Gross Monthly Income
1 $1,561
2 $2,114
3 $2,666
4 $3,219
5 $3,771
6 $4,324


Required documentation for appointment:

  1. Social Security numbers for every household member
  2. Proof of income for the last 30 days including the date of the application for anyone 18 years or older in the household or forward 30 days due to loss of income because of the COVID-19 Stay at Home Order or COVID-19 illness.
  3. Current gas and electric bill issued within the last 30 days (if they pay for the energy directly)

LIHEAP applications are taken based on a first-come, first-served basis until June 30, 2020 or until funding is exhausted.


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