2018 CEDA/LIHEAP Application Assistance

Contact:  Pamela Mahn
               Director, Oak Park Township
                Senior Services
               (708) 383-8060


October 22, 2018



Oak Park Township Senior Services has been approved to assist the community by processing CEDA/LIHEAP energy assistance applications again this year.  We have worked diligently to provide this service to low income residents in the community since 1977.  We are currently accepting appointments for adults 60 and over who meet the income guidelines listed at http://www.cedaorg.net.

For those under the age of 60, appointments will be available beginning November 1st.  Please call 708-383-8060 for an appointment. 

If residents wish to seek immediate assistance with their applications, they may visit the following local sites:

Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action
411 W. Madison St.
Maywood, IL  60153
(First 50 applicants accepted per day)

Solutions  for Care
7222 W. Cermak Rd.
North Riverside, IL  60546
(Appointments being accepted for February)

Documentation that is required when applying for LIHEAP includes:

  • Proof of gross income from all household members for the 30-day period beginning with the date of application.
  • A copy of current heat and electric bills issued within the last 30 days (if energy directly paid for).
  • A copy of rental agreement (if renting) showing that utilities are included, the monthly rental amount and landlord contact information.
  • Proof of Social Security numbers for all household members.
  • Proof that household received TANF or other benefits, such as Medical Eligibility or SNAP, if receiving assistance from the Illinois Department of Human Services.

The 2018 Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program Income Guidelines and list of documentation requirements are available at www.cedaorg.net or by calling CEDA at 800-571-2332.


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