Home energy assistance program still available

Published: Saturday, April 20, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Area residents can still apply for the low income home energy assistance program, so long as they meet income and time requirements.

The annual benefit is available in Kane and DeKalb counties through Community Contacts Inc., a nonprofit organization, according to a news release. The program ends May 30.

Applicants should not have applied for the program since Sept. 1. The combined monthly household income for the past 30 days should not exceed $1,396 for one person, $1,891 for two people, $2,386 for three people, $2,881 for four people and $3,376 for five people.

Applications are taken by appointment. For information, call 815-758-3835 or 847-697-4400.

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