Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies provides services to 35 Community Action Agencies as they strive to provide energy assistance to low-income people in Illinois. The principal resources available to the CAA network are the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP). (See LIHEAP & IHWAP links for program description below). LIHEAP and IHWAP are funded through a combination of federal and Illinois programs. Both the federal and state programs are administered by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). LIHEAP and IHWAP services are provided by IACAA's membership network throughout the state of Illinois.
IACAAs activities in the area of energy assistance include: