About Kendall County Health Department
LIHEAP is designed to help low-income households pay for winter and summer energy services.
- LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households
- Energy Assistance may be available if your household is disconnected from an energy source
- Provide emergency services to eligible house households.
You may be eligible to receive assistance under LIHEAP is your household's combined income is at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Visit Illinois' LIHEAP website for current income levels.
The Energy Assistance Program is comprised of three program: Low Income Home Energy Assistance, the Reconnect Assistance Program, and the Emergency Furnace Program.
The Reconnect Assistance Program is a one-time service provided to people whose utilities have been disconnected because of non-payment.
Through the Emergency Furnace Program homeowners are able to receive furnace repairs or replacements.
The Energy Assistance Program begins in September and continues through May, or when funding is exhausted.
A Summer Cooling Program is available based on State funding. Households eligible for this assistance include: those with children under the age of five years, the elderly age 60 and older, or those with medical conditions that require cooling.