Serving individuals, families and children in Bond, Clinton, Marion and Washington counties since 1967.
BCMW administers the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP). This program helps low income residents and households conserve fuel and reduce energy costs by making their homes and apartments more energy efficient. IHWAP also provides many health and safety upgrades ensuring safe and healthy homes. Energy conservation and health and safety measures provided through home weatherization can ensure citizens have access to more affordable energy services. Weatherization services that can be funded through IHWAP include:
Eligibility depends on household income (income of everyone living in the unit). To be eligible to receive assistance, the household’s combined income must be at or below 150% of the federal poverty level using State funds, and 200% of the federal poverty level using DOE and HHS funding.
200% Annual Income
DOE & HHS Funds
60% of State Median Income
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2022 IHWAP INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
Poverty Income Levels
200% Annual Income
State, HHS & DOE Funds
Illinois Home Weatherization Association Program (IHWAP) is designed to help low-income residents save fuel and money, while increasing the comfort of their homes. The program is funded by the Department of Energy. The program is administered by the Illinois Department of Public Aid Office of Energy Assistance and BCMW Community Services is the local grantee for Bond, Clinton, Marion and Washington counties.
Who is eligible?
What can a home occupants expect from the program?
Weatherization services includes having an experienced heating contractor examine your heating system. If work is needed on your furnace, it may include one or more of the following: