Government Documents

The Documents Department of the Poplar Creek Public Library is a federal and State of Illinois depository. We have been designated a Federal Depository Library for the Sixth Congressional District since 1980. The stacks in the Government Documents Department are open to the public, and users are welcome to browse and select materials. The Government Documents collection contains information published at government expense for public access as guaranteed by law, but remains the property of the U.S. Government. The collection also includes State of Illinois depository materials.

Contact information:
Government Documents Department
Poplar Creek Public Library
1405 S. Park Avenue
Streamwood, IL 60107
Telephone: (630) 837-6800 x4927
Fax: (630) 837-6823

 

 

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Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Program Description

The Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist eligible low income households pay for winter energy services. LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used for energy bills. The amount of payment is determined by income, household size, fuel type, and geographic location.LIHEAP is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the state of Illinois. The program is administered by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs (DCEO). Energy Assistance is provided by local community action agencies or not-for-profit agencies throughout the state. You may contact the agency provider in your area to apply for assistance.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Illinois and you must need financial assistance for home energy costs.A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or certain needs-tested Veterans benefits may be automatically eligible.

Application Process

Contact your local Community Action Agency to make an appointment to apply for LIHEAP:
http://www.ildceo.net/dceo/Bureaus/Energy+Assistance/Community+Action+Agencies/default.htm

Program Contact Information

For more information on Illinois LIHEAP, visit:http://www.ildceo.net/dceo/Bureaus/Energy+Assistance/Illinois+LIHEAP/

Public inquires can also be toll-free: 1-800-252-8643