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East Central Illinois Community Action Agency

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Eligible income-qualified households may obtain utility bill assistance through their Local Administering Agencies.

Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG): Community Action Agencies across the State provide a variety of CSBG services, including but not limited to, assistance with Rental/Mortgage, Food, Water/Sewer Payment, Employment Training/Placement, Financial Management, and Temporary Shelter. Each agency delivers locally-designed programs and services based on the needs of its community. If a particular service is not directly provided by your local Community Action Agency, you will be referred to one of our partner entities for further assistance.

Contact Information:

56 North Vermilion Street
P.O. Box 1335
Danville, Illinois 61834-1335
Telephone: 217-554-9100*
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Web site:

101 W. Ottawa Road
Paxton, Illinois 60957
Telephone: 217-497-2979*
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

219 N. Central Street
Gilman, Illinois 60938
Telephone: 815-707-5001*
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

*During the COVID pandemic, customers must call for an appointment in order to be served. Customers may request a virtual or face-to-face appointment.