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At the first of the month families who have young children and need help heating their homes this winter can start asking for help with the bills. 
 
Illinois’ Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program or LIHEAP is now open and accepting applications. Gail Hedges says the program generally results in the state paying the utility directly and as the program opens she urges people to sign up quickly.
 
 
You can visit Liheap Illinois.com for more info or contact a local social service agency and they will generally be able to provide you the information.

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