Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.

Energy Assistance

For many Illinois households, energy costs place a severe and continuing stress on the family’s budget. In some instances, the household is forced to make painful decisions regarding which bills to pay and which necessities to survive without. Western Egyptian partners with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and Ameren to provide a variety of energy assistance programs. To learn more, please select a specific service.

Energy Savings

You have the power to save money and energy in your own home. Saving energy reduces our nation’s demand for the resources needed to make energy, and improving your energy efficiency is like adding another clean energy source to our electric power grid. The result is reduced utility bills and money in your pocket. Improving your energy efficiency can also improve the comfort of your home and your quality of life

Randolph County

Energy Admin Office
1820 North Market, Bldg. A
Sparta, IL 62286
Phone: 618-443-5231
Fax: 618-443-5279
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m

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Jackson County

342 A North Street, Suite B
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Phone: 618-684-3341
Fax: 618-443-5279
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Perry County

317 South Washington
Du Quoin, IL 62832
Phone: 618-542-4656
Fax: 618-433-5279
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m

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Monroe County

207 West Fourth
Waterloo, IL 62298
Phone: 618-939-8715 or
Phone: 618-443-5231
Fax: 618-443-5279
Mondays only 9:00 a.m - 3:30 p.m or by appointment

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The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) starts today September 1, 2022. Please note offices are open for appointments only. No walk-ins will be accepted. Customers from Jackson, Perry, Randolph & Monroe Counties may call #618-443-5231 to schedule a call back or if the customer is disconnected or due to disconnect in 7 days, an in-person or telephone appointment may be scheduled. Please note we are experiencing very high call volume and call backs may take several weeks. Customers must provide copies of their gas and/or electric bills as well as copies of all household members' Social Security cards and 30-day proof of income. Please utilize local resources such as libraries, grocery stores and/or banks to have copies made when dropping off documentation. Applications may be printed from this website or picked up from the outside pickup box at each county outreach office.


In response to Governor Pritzker’s directives and guidance from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Western Egyptian is not currently accepting face-to-face interactions with customers. Applications are still being accepted and may be submitted via fax, email, mail or at one of our three drop boxes. Our staff will continue to be in the office Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm to answer phones, process applications and provide services.

Furnace Assistance

The Furnace Assistance program is now available to restore heat in LIHEAP eligible homes. For more information, please call #618-443-5231.

Western Egyptian E.O.C.
1 Industrial Park
P.O. Box 7
Steeleville, IL 62288

p. 618.965.3458
f. 618.965.9421

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