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LIHEAP

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps pay the winter heating bills of low-income and elderly people. This assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel and type of housing.

Benefits are paid directly to utilities on behalf of eligible househoulds. The exception is households whose heating costs are included in rent.

If you are interested in learning if you qualify, please contact the appropriate agency for your county:

Jo Daviess County Carroll and Whiteside counties Henry County
NICAA
Freeport Office
815-232-3141
800-883-1111
Tri-County
Rock Falls Office
800-323-5434
Project Now
Kewannee
309-852-4565

Income guidelines

Family Size

150% 30 Day Income*

150% Annual Income

1

$1,508

$18,090

2

$2,030

$24,360

3

$2,553

$30,630

4

$3,075

$36,900

5

$3,598

$43,170

6

$4,120

$49440

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