Share the Warmth

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 $2,147.00 $25,760.00
2 $2,903.00 $34,840.00
3 $3,660.00 $43,920.00
4 $4,417.00 $53,000.00
5 $5,173.00 $62,080.00
6 $5,930.00 $71,160.00
7 $8,786.00 $105,441.00
8 $8,982.00 $107,784.00
9 $9,177.00 $110,128.00
10 $9,372.00 $112,470.00
11 $9,568.00 $114,814.00
12 $10,470.00 $125,760.00
13 $11,226.00 $134,720.00
14 $11,984.00 $143,800.00
15 $12,740.00 $152,880.00
16 $13,497.00 $161,960.00
17 $14,253.00 $171,040.00
18 $15,010.00 $180,120.00
  • Additional $757 per person in monthly income above 18 people, or $9,080 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.