Project NOW LIHEAP Season


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Press release submitted by Project NOW, Inc. Community Action Agency

LIHEAP- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

ROCK ISLAND, MERCER, HENRY County- "Do you need help with your utility bills?"

Beginning November 2, 2009- LIHEAP assistance programs will be available to all low-income households throughout Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer counties. Please call your local Project NOW office on or after November 2, 2009 to make an appointment. Assistance will continue through May 31, 2010 or may end sooner if funding is no longer available. Eligibility requirements apply, you must be at or below 150% of poverty.

Satellite Appointments Available: (Call 309-793-6391 for an appointment)

November 5, 2009 Moline Legion, 1623 15th Street, Moline, IL

November 12, 2009 Martin Luther King Center, Rock Island, IL

November 17, 2009 UAW East Moline, 630 19th Street, East Moline, IL

November 19, 2009 Colona Township, 510 Colona RD, Colona, IL *

*(Call 309-792-8770 for an appointment, this location only)

December 3, 2009 Martin Luther King Center, Rock Island, IL

December 9, 2009 Martin Luther King Center, Rock Island, IL

December 16, 2009 Moline Legion, 1623 15th Street, Moline, IL

Project Now Office Locations:

Rock Island Office- 309-793-6391

Moline Office- 309-764-8092

Henry County- 309-852-4565

Mercer County- 309-582-2644

*In addition to appointments listed Above Project NOW staff will be visiting housing complexes and high rises throughout the community. Please see your apartment manager for dates and times.

Project NOW Community Action Agency provides a wide range of social services in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer Counties. Programs include Head Start, Outreach, Housing, Utility Assistance, Homeless Services, Apartment and Commercial Property Rentals, Senior Services, Weatherization, Good Things NOW Clothing Stores, Business Start-Up Assistance and Revolving Loan Funds. Services are designed to help families with low income and senior citizens meet basic needs and achieve self sufficiency. Project NOW was incorporated on May 15, 1968 and has been working to help low-income individuals improve their lives ever since.




















 



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