Western Egyptian is a not for profit service organization which was chartered in 1965, with an eighteen member board of directors, serving Jackson, Monroe, Perry, and Randolph Counties. The board consists of public officials, low- income representatives and members of major organizations and groups of the community. Western Egyptian provides a range of services and activities which utilize all available resources to deal with problems of the low income and disadvantaged residents.
To stimulate a better focusing of all available Local, State, Private, and Federal Resources upon the goal of enabling low-income families, and low income individuals of all ages to attain the skills, knowledge, motivations, and to secure the opportunities needed for them to become self-sufficient
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is here to help individuals with their utility bill.
The Weatherization Program helps lower your homes energy costs through energy savings measures.
Head Start gives your children and family the advantage of early childhood learning.
We have several programs: Home Buyer’s Assistance, Home Rehab Assistance Program.
BELOW ARE AUTHORIZED AMEREN PAY OPTIONS:
- Jackson County – Schnucks – 915 W. Main, Carbondale – Phone: 618.351.0463
- Randolph County – Arthur Insurance – 107 N. Market, Sparta – Phone: 618.443.2352
- Randolph County – Rozier’s Country Mart – 800 Chester Center, Chester – Phone: 618.826.4564
- Or The Best Way – Call Ameren Direct and make payment by phone with a debit/credit card- 1.800.755.5000
ATTENTION PIPP CUSTOMERS
If You Live In These Counties: Randolph, Jackson or Monroe - Re-Certification Appointment Letters Will Go Out April 16th. You Can Call After May 1st to make an appointment. Appointments will begin May 15th! For More Information -Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call Your County Outreach Office
ATTENTION COOLING ASSISTANCE PARTICIPANTS
This short program will begin July 7th funds have been obligated. A benefit of $150.00 will be paid directly to the household’s electric provider. Percentage of Income Payment Program participants who receives electric from Ameren will not be eligible to apply for the Summer Assistance Program. All applications will be by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling the Western Egyptian Outreach Office in the county they live in on or after July 3rd four counties, Jackson, 618-684-3341; Monroe, 618-939-8715; Perry, 618-542-4656; Randolph, 618-443-5231. Additional information may be obtained by calling the Energy Admin Office in Sparta at 618-443-5231