Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois (CAPCIL) Hosts Blitz Week August 3rd through 6th
LIHEAP and rental/mortgage assistance offered at outdoor 'walk-up' event

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[August 05, 2020]   LINCOLN - CAPCIL’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Disaster Relief Unit (DRU) are coming together to provide an event that provides walk in appointments for energy and rental/mortgage assistance. Blitz Week will be hosted at the CAPCIL Corporate Office located at 1800 5th Street in Lincoln on August 3rd through August 6th from 9:00am-2:00pm each day.

This event is open to all six counties within CAPCIL’s service area including Dewitt, Fulton, Logan, Mason, Menard and Piatt Counties.

Qualifications include households in need of energy and or rental/mortgage assistance, disconnection or eviction notices, high past due balances, and those that have been financially affected by COVID-19. Applicants are required to bring in proper documentation to be able to apply for assistance.

Documents include all social security cards for everyone in the household, 30-day income for everyone in the household and their most recent bill or lease agreement.

Due to social distancing, this event will be held outdoors with sit down appointments available indoors. The event will also host additional programs and services to provide a variety of resources. CAPCIL does request that face masks are worn during the event to protect all persons in attendance.

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All applicants each day of Blitz Week will be treated on a first come first serve basis with wait times expected.

For additional information on their programs please visit CAPCIL’s website at, or by calling CAPCIL’s Corporate Office at 217-732-2159.

[Breann Titus
Director of Agency Development]


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