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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Assists low-income households by offsetting the rising cost of home energy through direct financial assistance, energy counseling, outreach and education. An overdue bill or disconnect notice is not required to receive LIHEAP assistance. Emergency assistance is available to eligible households whose utility service is in danger of disconnection or has been disconnected and for homeowners whose furnace is non-operational or determined unsafe to operate.

Applications

Applications are taken by appointment at any of the Township General Assistance Offices or directly from DuPage County during the application times as noted below.  

Application Times

July 27, 2020 through June 30, 2021

    Income Eligibility

    The household's combined gross income for the 30 days prior to application must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty level as shown in the chart below and in the LIHEAP Income Guideline attachment.

    2020-2021 Guidelines
    Number of PersonsMonthly Household Income
    1 person$2,127
    2 persons$2,873
    3 persons$3,620
    4 persons$4,367
    5 persons$5,113
    6 persons$5,860
    7 persons$6,607
    8 persons$7,353

    To Apply

    Call DuPage County Community Services at 630-407-6500 or one of the following application sites below, to schedule an appointment. 

    • Addison - 630-530-8161
    • Bloomingdale - 630-529-9993
    • Bloomingdale Seniors - 630-529-7794
    • Downers Grove - 630-719-6610
    • Lisle - 630-968-2087
    • Loaves & Fishes - 630-355-3663
    • Milton - 630-668-1616 
    • Naperville - 630-355-2786 
    • Wayne - 630-231-7173
    • Winfield - 630-231-3591
    • York Township - 630-620-2400
    • York Seniors - 630-620-2424

    Information

    The DuPage County's Energy Assistance number is 630-407-6500, or 1-800-942-9412 or email liheap@dupageco.org.