Madison County Community Development 130 Hillsboro Ave. Edwardsville, IL 62025 Phone: (618) 692-8940 Fax: (618) 692-7022
Energy Assistance Program
Persons who meet poverty income guidelines.
Click below to view the income guidelines and outreach sites:
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist eligible low-income households pay for winter energy services. LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used for energy bills. The amount of the payment is determined by income, household size, and fuel type. An overdue bill or cut-off notice is not required in order to receive assistance.
Reconnection Assistance may be available if your household is disconnected from an energy source needed for heating and/or a delivered-fuel have refused to deliver and the tank contains 10% or less.
Proof of gross income from all household members for the 30-day period prior to application date;
A copy of current heat and electric bills (if you pay for your home energy directly);
Proof of Social Security Numbers of all household members;
Proof of Medical Eligibility Card if a member of the household receives TANF assistance; and
Proof of rent if the household energy bills are included in the rent.
Federal and State funded.
For more information, please contact:
Madison County Energy Assistance
(618) 692-6200 extension 6485