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Community Action

Community Action

The WIRC-Community Action Agency utilizes a Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) to provide for unmet needs in the region. Income eligible persons receive aid from various program based-services sponsored by this funding source. From emergency services to housing needs to educational opportunities, the WIRC-CAA provides diverse and abundant opportunities to help individuals and families help themselves.

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Illinois Home Weatherization Program

The Illinois Home Weatherization Program is an energy conservation program that assists eligible low-income households in making their homes energy efficient by eliminating air infiltration and heat waste. Depending on the circumstances and condition of the housing, some of the following weatherization work may be done: sealing cracks with weatherstrip and caulk, insulating attics and walls, repairing windows and doors, replacing windows, and repair and replacement of heating systems.

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