Financial Resources

City Water, Light, Power (CWLP) Bill Assistance - If you are having difficulties with your CWLP bill, please visit their website on how they can assist you.

Community resources

Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) - A program that provides services to assist low-income people to acquire the skills, knowledge, and motivation necessary to become self-sufficient.

Helping Hands of Springfield - Offers services such as emergency shelter, day services, permanent supported housing program, and representative payee program. 

Illinois Housing Development Authority - Assists with mortgage assistance and foreclosure prevention.

Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - A program to help both low and middle income households pay for energy services and heating bills. Visit their website for details on how to apply.

Salvation Army - Offers services such as food pantries, emergency financial assistance, food & nutrition programs, and emergency shelter. They can be reached at 217-525-2196 or 1600 E. Clear Lake Ave., Springfield, IL 62703.

United Way 2-1-1 - A service that will help you find information regarding food programs, shelter and housing options, utility assistance, emergency and disaster relief, employment and education opportunities, services for veterans, health care information, support groups, and a safe, confidential path out of physical/emotional domestic abuse. Simply dial 2-1-1 on a phone or visit their website for assistance.