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Financial/Utility Bill Assistance

The agencies listed below can help you address any needs regarding emergency assistance to cover the costs of utility bills (LIHEAP) and/or rent. These are not for profit agencies and provide services free of charge. Contact the social work intern with any questions you might have regarding the application process.

Catholic Charities – West Cook Region

   1400 S. Austin Boulevard

   Cicero, IL 60804

   (708) 329-4022


   Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

   Eligibility: Residents of west suburban Cook County (including Berkeley). Services include emergency assistance with rent, utilities and transportation.

CEDA of Cook County

   567 W. Lake Street, Suite 1200

   Chicago, IL 60661

   (312) 782-2332


   Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

   Eligibility: Residents of Cook County who meet income guidelines. Services include assistance with utility bills (LIHEAP), home weatherization and housing services.

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