Energy Information Fair

Press Release for Village Newsletter or Cable Station

December/Fall Edition

 

Energy Assistance is Available – Need Help Paying Heating Bills


Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy is hosting an Energy & Information Fair

Tuesday, December 15th – 9:30 a.m. to 3p.m. at the ELKS CLUB in Crestwood.  Located at

4428 Midlothian Turnpike.  Applications for LIHEAP (low income home energy assistance program) will be processed at the Energy Fair.

 

Federal funds are available to families that qualify. One time payments are made directly to Nicor and ComEd to provide financial support to households. The winter season is just around the corner and along with the cold comes higher energy bills.  The application is fast and easy.

 

When applying you MUST  bring: proof of gross income for the last 30 days. Original Social Security cards for all household members. Current Nicor and ComEd utility bills.

 

INCOME GUIDE LINES – Gross Income for 30 days prior to application Date

Family Size     for LIHEAP             Share the Warmth

1                              1,471               1,962

2                               1,991               2,655

3                               2,511               3,348

4                               3,031              4,042

5                               3,551              4,735

6                              4,071               5,248

 

Meet local representatives from The Link & Option Center, Nicor, and ComEd to discuss other payment options to avoid disconnection. Useful information will be provided from area Social Service Organizations. Come find out what programs are available to help meet the needs of your family.

 

Don’t miss Commissioner Murphy’s Energy Fair on Tuesday, December 15th from 9:30a.m. to 3p.m. The event will be held at the ELKS CLUB located at

4428 Midlothian Turnpike in Crestwood.

LIHEAP Questions and more available dates:

Call - The Link and Option Center at 708.331.4880

Event information call Commissioner Murphy’s Office at 708-389.2125.

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Patrice Capuzzi

Community Outreach Coordinator

Office of Cook County Commissioner

Joan Patricia Murphy

5405 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, Il    6045