CEDA's (Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County) Utility Assistance Programs are open to all Cook County residents needing help to offset the costs of rising utility bills.
Lihwap (low income household water assistance program)
LIHWAP provides up to $1,500 for reconnection assistance, disconnection prevention, past-due balances, disconnection fees and late fees. Applications are accepted year-round. To learn more about qualifications and to apply, call 1-800-571-2332 or visit www.cedaorg.net.
liheap (low income home energy assistance program)
LIHEAP programs offer heat and electricity assistance through the DVP and PIPP programs. To learn more about qualifications and to apply, call 1-800-571-2332 or visit www.cedaorg.net.
For more information about CEDA and all the programs it offers visit www.cedaorg.net.