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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

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The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides a one-time per year payment for heat (primary utility) and electric (secondary utility) to eligible applicants. LIHEAP is administered by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).

 

The LIHEAP program can also help with:

  • provide once-a-year reconnection assistance payments for applicants whose utility has been disconnected for non-payment

  • LIHEAP also is able to provide emergency furnace repair or replacement for a furnace that doesn’t work

 

Mid Central Community Action will begin taking applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program or LIHEAP on starting Tuesday, October 1, 2019, and conclude on Friday, May 29, 2020, or until funds are exhausted. Applications will be taken by appointment only.

 

October 1st eligibility includes:

  • Households that contain a member who is elderly (age 60 and above).

  • Households that contain a member receiving disability benefits.

 

November 1st eligibility includes:

  • Families with children UNDER the age of 6 years.

  • Households whose utility service(s) is(are) disconnected and/or under imminent threat of disconnection household.

  • LIHEAP furnace applications.

 

December 1st eligibility includes:

  • Open enrollment to all households that meet income guidelines.

 

HOUSEHOLD SIZE

30 DAY GROSS INCOME

1

$1,561.00

2

$2,114.00

3

$2,666.00

4

$3,219.00

5

$3,771.00

 

If you meet the eligibility requirements, there are several ways to make an appointment.

Online: www.mccaliheap.as.me

Email: liheap.mclean@mccainc.org (McLean County) liheap.livco@mccainc.org (Livingston County) 

Telephone: (309) 829-0691

 

If you meet the eligibility requirements, please make an appointment by calling 309-829-0691 for McLean County or 815-844-8812 for Livingston County.

Emergency Financial Aid Services McLean County, Illinois