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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)



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 Monday, July 27, 2020 until fund are exhausted or later date to be determined.


Due to COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no priority period guidelines to follow and all income eligible household may apply.


New PIPP Applications

Household Size Income At/Below 150% FPL
1 $1,595.00
2 $2,155.00
3 $2,715.00





PIPP Recertification Apps/ New LIHEAP Apps

Household Size Income At/Below 200% FPL
1 $2,127.00
2 $2,873.00


4 $4,367.00



Due to COVID-19 pandemic, no face-to-face appointments are being scheduled at this time.


To find out ways to apply, please visit our website and


Emergency Financial Aid Services McLean County, Illinois