I am proud to serve as the State Senator from Illinois’ 15th District, representing parts of Cook and Will Counties, covering the 9th Ward of Chicago in the north in Cook and Blue Island in the north, Calumet City in the east, part of Oak Forrest and Homewood in the west, and Steger in the south in Will County. My district also includes the cities of Dolton, Riverdale, South Holland, Harvey, Midlothian, Glenwood, Markham, Crete and Monee.
I hope you’ll find this site a useful resource in keeping up-to-date with what’s happening in our district and in Springfield. Please contact any of my offices with questions or ways I can better serve you.
It is my honor to represent you in Springfield.
State Senator Napoleon B. Harris III15th Senate District
As we head into the fall and winter seasons, we should prepare for the colder days ahead. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will be accepting applications for winter assistance for seniors and people with disabilities beginning September 1.
LIHEAP is an energy assitance program for low-income families. Agencies will begin accepting appplications on a first-come, first-served basis. It's important to provide the proper resources for those most vulnerable in our communities.
Please see additional information below on how to begin the application process.
Sincerely,Senator Napoleon Harris, III15th District – Illinois
How to apply:
Clients must bring all required documentation when applying for assitance:
Proof of gross income from all household members for the 30-day income period beginning with the date of the application.
A copy of their current heat and electricity bills issued within the last 30 days (if they pay for their energy directly).
A copy of their rental agreement (if they are renting) showing that utilities are included, the monthly rental amount and landlord contact information.
Proof of Social Security numbers for all household members.
Proof that their household received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Aid to the Aged, Blind or Disabled (AABD); or other benefits, such as Medical Eligibilty or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), if receiving assistance from the Illinois Department of Human Services.
Also, on September 1, 2016, The Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) will be available for LIHEAP eligible households who are customers of the following utilities: ComEd, Nicor Gas, Ameren, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas utilities.
For more information about the energy assistance programs please visit www.liheapIllinois.com
M122 Capitol Building • Springfield, IL 62706
217-782-8066(Phone) • 217-782-2115(Fax)
The annual Rasul 'Rocky" Clarks DREAM BIG Back to School Supply Drive will take place this Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The event was created to ensure all students in the Robbins community start school with supplies needed to succeed.
Students ranging from pre-school through high school are eliglble to receive backpacks filled with supplies at the event.
For more information visit 21 Friends of Rocky.
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