Tazwood Community Services, Inc. is currently seeking Tazewell and Woodford County
applicants for the 2013 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) which
began Sept. 1, 2012.
In cooperation with the Illinois Department of Commerce and
Economic Opportunity, LIHEAP offers help with heating bills for qualifying low-income
Anyone who has not received assistance from Tazwood since Sept. 1, 2012, is eligible to
receive a one-time payment toward utility bills.
A household may qualify if its gross income for the 30 days preceding application does
not exceed $1,396 for a one person household; $1,891 for a two person household;
$2,386 for a three person household; or $2,881 for a four person household.
Residents should call the Tazwood office at (309) 266-9941 or (309) 694-4391, from
8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., to schedule an appointment.
It is not necessary for a household to have a past due account with their energy vendor
in order to apply. Reconnection Assistance is available to eligible households who are
disconnected from their energy supplier.
For further information, please call Tazwood Community Services.