Share the Warmth

The Community and Economic Development Association (CEDA) is now open and taking Share the Warmth applications via phone. Please call the intake site phone number nearest you for assistance. If customers are having difficulty paying their bill, we will work with them to arrange a payment plan.

Administered for Peoples Gas by the Community and Economic Development Association (CEDA), Share the Warmth provides heating grants to limited and fixed-income households. Eligible customers can receive grants of up to $200 on their bills.

How can I apply for a Share the Warmth grant?

Call the Community and Economic Development Association (CEDA) at 800-571-2332 or use the CEDA Energy Service Site Locator to find the application site nearest you. Applicants are required to submit:

  • Proof of household income or any financial assistance for the past 30 days for all members of the household over age 18; and
  • Your current residential heating bill.

Who is eligible?

Peoples Gas customers who are having trouble paying their bills and meet the following household income guidelines may be eligible for a grant.

Family Size 30-Day Income Annual Income
1 $2,127.00 $25,520.00
2 $2,873.00 $34,480.00
3 $3,620.00 $43,440.00
4 $4,367.00 $52,400.00
5 $5,113.00 $61,360.00
6 $5,860.00 $70,320.00
7 $6,607.00 $79,820.00
8 $7,353.00 $88,240.00
  • Additional $736 per person in monthly income above 8 people, or $8,840 annual

The State of Illinois has created a new website to allow residents to pre-apply. Customers can fill out information on the website and it will be forwarded to the appropriate agency. Visit Helpillinoisfamilies.com.

If you have questions about Share the Warmth, please contact us.