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Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
The draft of the Sangamon County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan is available for review, and comments are being accepted and are encouraged by members if the public.
To access the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan on the Sangamon County website, click here
Ameren – Fresh Start Program
Ameren Illinois offers $8 million in assistance to give customers “Fresh Start”.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Sangamon County Community Resources Office (SCCR) operates the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), for income-eligible households. The LIHEAP is designed to assist low-income households with winter energy services. A one-time benefit is provided to eligible households to be used for energy bills.
There are two ways to apply, either on-site at the SCCR office or mail the completed application, found on this website, to SCCR.
On-site: Beginning October 1, priority appointments for seniors and people with disabilities can be made over the phone (217/535-3120) Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In November, those groups as well as disconnected households and households with children under 6 years may call for appointments. Beginning in December, any income-eligible household may call for an appointment for services.
Mail-in: The below LIHEAP application can be printed and completed. The same timeframes mentioned above still apply. Complete all the necessary forms, attach copies of the required documents identified below, and mail to:
Sangamon County Community Resources
2833 S. Grand Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
If you choose to mail the application, do not call for an appointment.
A household is defined as everyone living in the same house or apartment whether related or not.
- Proof of household income from the last 30-days – copy of bank statement or pay stubs for the last 30-days, copy of annual Social Security letter
- Copy of gas and electric bills (last 30 days). Bill should be in applicants name.
- Copy of disconnect notices, if applicable
- Copy of Social Security cards for everyone in the household
- If a child in the home is receiving SSI, a copy of benefit information for the past 30-days