Low Income Energy Assistance Program
We will be accepting applications for low income families for the 2016- 2017 Winter Heating Program. The applications will be accepted by appointment only at Vernon Township beginning November 13, 2016. Appointment times vary. We will continue to take appointments as long as the grant money is available.
Please call 847-634-4600 to schedule an appointment
# of people living in household / Gross income for 30 days prior to application date.
1 / $1,485
2 / $2,003
3 / $2,520
4 / $3,038
5 / $3,555
6 / $4,073
7 / $4,591
Please bring ORIGINAL documents for the following (no copies).
Rental lease or Lake County Housing Agreement
Current Electric and Gas bill (if you pay gas). Utility bill must be in applicants name or head of household and within 30 days of appointment date.
Social Security card for each member of the household.
Proof of income for the last 30 days, i.e.: wages, Social Security, SSI, unemployment, child support or any other source of income. Acceptable income documentation:
• 2016-2017 Social Security Award Letter
• AABD letter if getting it
• Unemployment – Copy of Payment Detail Screen
• Current Bank Statement showing direct deposit
• Pay Check Stubs
Medicaid Cards for each person that receives Medicaid
Any household member 18 and over claiming zero income must provide documentation (such as school records, food stamp letter or medical disability application and fill out a zero income affidavit).