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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Program Coordinator: Pepper LaFontaine – 815-338-7752 X132

The current LIHEAP Program ended June 30, 2020.  However, the new program year will start again July 27, 2020.  Please check back for program eligibility information, as well as information on making an appointment for the program.  All applications will continue to be conducted via telephone. 



The Residential Special Hardship Fund can assist with up to $500 on a past due bill for households with specific hardship situations.   Assistance can only be obtained one time every two years.  Contact Raquel Lemus at 815/338-7752 OR to discuss eligibility and to arrange an appointment.   Please review the income limits and the hardship criteria in this document:  CLICK HERE