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COVID-19 Aid


LIHEAP and other bill payment assistance programs are available until funds are exhausted. Income eligibility applies to all programs. ComEd CARE Residential Special Hardship program provides up to $500 towards arrearage. Nicor Gas Energy Aide program provides a one-time grant of up to $300 to pay off account balances. North Shore Gas Share the Warmth program and an additional Payment Assistance Program are available during the pandemic.

ASSISTANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES can be applied for exclusively via telephone until further notice. Funding provided
by Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).

Please call our main telephone number (847) 249-4330 to apply for assistance then follow the prompts:

Select CSBG for financial assistance programs and the Food Pantry. Select LIHEAP for all home energy bill payment as Client Service Representatives will assist callers with completing program applications over the telephone. Applicants will be instructed where and options for returning all required documents. Documents can be submitted via email, text, or drop-box located at each CAP office location.

CURBSIDE FOOD PANTRY If you need food assistance, call Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30 pm to schedule a time and pick-up location.

Funding provided by Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).

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