LIHEAP Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program


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Originally Posted Online: Jan. 25, 2013, 1:38 pm
Last Updated: Jan. 25, 2013, 1:53 pm
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Press release submitted by Project Now


ROCK ISLAND, MERCER, HENRY County- "Appointments still available!"

Appointments still available - LIHEAP assistance will continue to be available to all low-income households throughout Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties until May 31, 2013. Please call your local Project NOW office to make an appointment.

Assistance will be available through May 31, 2013 or until funding is exhausted.
Eligibility requirements apply, you must be at or below 150% of poverty.

 

Please bring with you:

  • Photo ID Card
  • Resident Alien card
  • 30 days proof of gross income for all household members
  • Valid Social Security card for everyone in the household
  • Medical Card/Link Card
  • Current Utility Bill

Income includes:

Wages (Full, part-time, and temporary employment); Social Security income; SSA/SSI (Letter or print out); Unemployment (30 days/check stubs or print out);

Child Support/Alimony; Pension; TANF/ AABD; township; VA Benefits; Workers compensation; Rental Income; Self employment income (Ledger, check stub, receipts needed);Income/Co-payments received for childcare


Project Now Office Locations:
Rock Island Office- 309-793-6391
Moline Office- 309-764-8092
Henry County- 309-852-4565
Mercer County- 309-582-2644


Project NOW Community Action Agency provides a wide range of social services in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer Counties. Programs include Head Start, Outreach, Housing, Utility Assistance, Homeless Services, Apartment and Commercial Property Rentals, Senior Services, Weatherization, Good Things NOW Clothing Stores, Business Start-Up Assistance and Revolving Loan Funds. Services are designed to help families with low income and senior citizens meet basic needs and achieve self sufficiency. Project NOW was incorporated on May 15, 1968 and has been working to help low-income individuals improve their lives ever since.



















 



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