Winter Energy Assistance Applications Are Being Taken

Steeleville – It may not feel like it just yet but colder weather is approaching and some southern Illinois families need a little assistance keeping warm. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a state and federally funded energy assistance program administered for the Illinois Department Commerce and Economic Opportunity through Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council. For more information or to fill out an energy assistance application, you can click here, call the Sparta office at 443-5231 or visit the WEOCC outreach office in your home county.