Must be eligible. Offers free monthly wireless services if individuals receive food stamps (SNAP) and Medicaid benefits or qualify based on income. If financially affected by Covid-19 and lost job use if Unemployment Benefit statement and be used as proof of income elgibility. Must go to website to verify eligibility. Website is also available in Spanish.
The Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) program is a benefit choice within the Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that is available to customers of Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Nicor Gas and North Shore Gas/Peoples Gas. The PIPP program will enroll you in a budget billing plan. Under this program, the State may pay a portion of your monthly budget bill and you will be required to pay the rest.
See brochures with more information in your desired language. English or Spanish
LIHEAP provides a one-time benefit to eligible households for use towards energy costs. The benefit amount is based on four criteria: income, household size, fuel type, and geographic location. For informational brochure click on desired language English or Spanish
Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get up to $9.25 toward their bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both. Go to website for eligibility requirements.