The DuPage County Community Services Department, as administrator of the Energy Assistance Program in DuPage County, is pleased to announce that funds are available to assist income-eligible households with their natural gas, propane and/or electric bills and furnace assistance for inoperable heating systems.
The program will begin taking applications on October 2, 2023 for seniors, the disabled and families with children under the age of six years. On Wednesday, November 1st, households that are disconnected from their utilities, have a disconnection notice or have less than 25% in their propane tank can start applying for assistance. All other income eligible households can start applying December 1, 2023. The application end date is now changing to August 15th instead of May 31st. Applications will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis through August 15, 2024. Households that receive a one-time benefit may return during this period for a Reconnection Assistance or Furnace Assistance benefit(s).
Please see the link below on the DuPage County website for full details and restrictions:
DuPage County Energy Assistance