IHEAP provides one-time payments directly to energy providers on behalf of recipients.
💡Help Illinois Families: Relief for Households Across The State Governor Pritzker was pleased to announce the opening of Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Families can now apply by visiting helpillinoisfamilies.com or by visiting their local agency. Families can also call 1-833-711-0374 for assistance in 30 languages. LIHEAP provides one-time payments directly to energy providers on behalf of recipients. All families who meet the qualifications and provide proper documentation will receive support until funding is exhausted. Families who earn up to two-times the federal poverty level are eligible to receive support through LIHEAP. Note that SSHC is not an agency to contact for LIHEAP Application. Below are agencies to contact for Cook County, Will County, and Kankakee County in Illinois: CEDA: Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, Inc (800) 571-2332 https://www.cedaorg.net/ Will County Center for Community Concerns Inc. (815) 722-0722 https://www.wcccc.net KCCSI - Kankakee County Community Services, Inc 815-933-7883 https://www.kccsi-cap.org