Share the Warmth

The Community Action Partnership of Lake County is taking Share the Warmth applications via phone at 847-249-4330. If customers are having difficulty paying their bill, we will work with them to arrange a payment plan.

Administered for North Shore Gas by the Community Action Partnership of Lake County, 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 Action Partnership of Lake County at 847-249-4330 to make an appointment to apply. 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 18; and
  • Your current residential heating bill

Who is eligible?

North Shore 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.