Community Action expands Utility Assistance enrollment
October 3, 2013, The Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois announced today that beginning October 1, 2013 the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is open to homes with children under the age of six (6). This is an expansion of the current priority enrollment period that includes seniors, residents with disabilities and households that are disconnected from their primary or secondary energy source.
To qualify for the 2014 LIHEAP program, individuals must have incomes of no more than 150% of the federal poverty level.
Community Action Partnership administers the LIHEAP program that provides a one-time benefit toward utilities to eligible households in DeWitt, Logan, Mason, Menard and Piatt Counties.
Interested participants can contact their local Community Action Agency Partnership of Central Illinois office to schedule an appointment.
Logan County 217-732-2159, ext. 226
Menard County 217-632-3137
Mason County 309-543-6988
DeWitt County 217-935-2455
Piatt County 217-762-2421
All other households that meet the 150% federal poverty guidelines will be eligible for the program beginning November 1, 2013 and will continue to May 31, 2014 or until all LIHEAP funds are depleted.
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois serves low-income, disabled and elderly households in six central Illinois counties including Fulton, Logan, Mason, Menard, Dewitt, and Piatt Counties. For more information visit capcil.org.