Community Action Partnership of
Central Illinois Announces Extension of 2020 LIHEAP Program
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[August 03, 2020]
IL – Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois (CAPCIL) is
still accepting applications to assist households with energy
assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heating assistance and reconnection assistance
applications will be accepted through June 30, 2020 or until funding
has been exhausted. Any household that has not applied for
assistance yet could apply as soon as possible. If your household
has already received a LIHEAP benefit since October 1, 2019, you
still might be eligible for additional benefit through reconnection
assistance. Households interested in applying can do so by visiting
our agency website at www.capcil.info and clicking on the Energy
Services Department tab to submit an online application, by reaching
out to us through our Live Chat feature on our agency website or by
contacting us at 217-732-2159. All applications not submitted
through the online chat feature will be conducted by phone
CAPCIL requests that all phone applicants have the required
information easily accessible to expedite the application process.
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Required information includes social security
numbers for everyone residing in the household, proof of gross
income for all household members for the 30-day period beginning
with the date of the phone interview, and the most recent gas and/or
electric bill for the household.
The 30-day income guidelines still apply and are
Household of 1-$1,561,
(add $553 for each additional household member).
Director of Agency Development
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois (CAPCIL)]