LIHEAP – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Get help paying your home heating bills.
The LIHEAP program assists eligible households in paying their gas and/or electric bills. Eligible households are determined by household size, income, geographical location, and type of fuel used.
Appointments for help with the LIHEAP application are available October 1 through May 31 each year.
To schedule an appointment to assist with the LIHEAP application, please contact Kristin Jachymiak: kjachymiak
What is your savings IQ? Is your savings on track?
Periodically WSCP partners with Hope’s Front Door for a workshop session filled with practical ideas to establish your own savings plan and learn the steps that are necessary to get there.
- Establish a realistic budget
- Fix and repair credit
- Find ways to save & the options available
- Build your savings
Workshop presented by Hope’s Front Door
For more information, contact Kristin Jachymiak:
or watch for a sign up in the Intake area at the Pantry.
SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SNAP assists eligible people who need help buying food for themselves and their children. Benefits are delivered electronically through the Illinois Link card, and the dollar amount is based on the number of people in a household, income, and expenses. There is an income guideline to receive this benefit.
Assistance with SNAP applications is available at the Pantry:
- Tuesday, June 25 8:30 – 11:30 AM
- Tuesday, June 25 1:30 – 3:30 PM
- Thursday, June 27 8:30 – 11:30 AM
- Thursday, June 27 5:30 – 7:30 PM
- Saturday, June 29 8:30 – 11:30 AM
For more information, contact Kristin Jachymiak, 630-948-8136 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Medicaid Application Assistance
The Pantry periodically offers assistance with applying for Medicaid.
Please call Kristin Jachymiak for more information, 630-948-8136.
Income Tax Assistance
A representative from Prairie State Legal Services answers basic questions about income tax filing, the earned income tax credit and other tax issues.
Please call Kristin Jachymiak for an appointment, 630-948-8136.