Guide to Asset Development Assessment and Tracking Form



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If a customer indicates that he/she needs assistance with any question on the Asset Development Assessment and Tracking Form please use the table below to identify referral sources;



Assessment

Question

Agency Name/contact information


Description


Referral information

Are you interested in self-employment?


Small Business Development Center – University SBDC at Bradley University

141 Jobst Hall

1501 West Bradley Ave

Peoria, IL 61625-0001

http://www.bradley.edu/turnercenter



Program offers

Free business counseling and coaching, business plan assistance.


Free How to Start a Business Workshops monthly
Information and referral

To schedule a counseling appointment, the interested customer must either call for an appointment or e-mail.

309-677-2992

sbdc@bradley.edu


Are you interested in self-employment – (blind/low vision)

DHS-DRS - Bureau of Blind Services

809 Commercial Ave

Springfield, IL 62704
Attn: John Reed – Manager
312-718-7599
www.dhs.state.il.us


Business Enterprise Program for the Blind. Program to help establish a person who is blind into becoming a business owner and linking the person with opportunities including but not limited to vending, food services, cafeterias, and retail stores. (Randolph-Shepherd Act) Gives priority to giving business contracts and ownership to people who are blind in government buildings.

Must be blind. Must register for DHS-DRS services, attend orientation and be accepted. Training program to learn about owning business must be completed. One would need to start at local office.
Local DHS – DRS Office

2301 NE Adams St

Peoria, IL 61603

309-261-7918


Orientations – Intake is on Tues at 10am

Arrive early and call first




Do you need assistance with Day Care?



SAL Child Care Connection

3425 N. Dries Lane

Peoria, IL 61604
309-686-3750
www.salchildcareconnection.org


Part of statewide network of child care resources. Primary focus is assisting parents locate child care which meets the parent’s needs, determines if family qualifies for any kind of assistance in paying for care.

Serves Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Fulton, Stark, Marshall and other counties.
For Referral Inquiries call 309-686-3750

or

e-mail referrals@salccc.org



Do you need assistance with Day Care (emergency)

Crittenton Centers

442 West John Gwynn Jr. Ave

Peoria, IL 61605
309-674-4125
www.crittentoncenters.org
24/7, 365 days year


A crisis nursery providing emergency day care for low income families with children. Includes childcare for parents looking for a job and have no one to watch the child(ren). Finally, they can watch children if parents need break due to stress or crisis situations. Free 24/7 nursery services for up to 72 hours. Can distribute diapers and formula.

For inquiries:


Call 309-674-4125

or


e-mail info@crittentoncenters.org
Donna Ashley – Crisis Nursery Coordinator

Are you able to pay monthly rent or mortgage payments?

Department of Treasury – Illinois Housing Development Authority

401 N. Michigan Avenue

Chicago IL
855-873-7405
www.illinoishardesthit.org


Illinois Hardest Hit Program - temporary mortgage payment assistance to households that are struggling with income loss due to unemployment or underemployment, but are working to regain sufficient income to keep their home. Two types - Reinstatement assistance - where mortgage arrearages, fees, and penalties are paid in full up to cap amount. Monthly mortgage payment assistance -100% of payment made to loan servicer for up to 18 months while the homeowner makes contribution payments to the IHDA. Maximum benefit is $25K - which is technically a 10 year forgivable loan.

Must be experiencing income loss or experienced one in past that caused them to get behind on their mortgage payments, must have a mortgage you are behind on. Must be single family home, or 1 unit condo, or mobile home attached to ground owned by applicant(s), Can't have any mortgage related felonies, homeowner must agree to fixed or ARM, must be primary residence in IL.
Go to https://www.illinoishardesthit.org/ and follow the steps to apply

Are you able to pay monthly rent or mortgage payments?

Sylvia Fites Family Services Center

414 NE Jefferson

Peoria, IL 61603

309-655-7272

www.usc.salvationarmy.org


Limited Rental Assistance and other services available.

Call or stop by M-F 8:30-4:30pm


Are you able to pay monthly rent or mortgage payments?
(Long Term)

Peoria Housing Authority (HUD)

100 S Richard Pryor Place

Peoria, IL


309-676-8736
www.pha.peoria.il.us

Section 8 Voucher program & Low Rent program - Sect 8 program is a federal HUD program that will pay a certain amount towards rent in order to allow people to live in a home instead of public housing/apartments.

Peoria Housing Authority determines eligibility - process of getting Sec 8 is complex and there is frequently a waiting list.



Are you able to pay monthly rent or mortgage payments?

SEE BELOW ON EVICTION RESOURCES

(PCCEO & Peoria Friendship House)









If you do not have a checking and/or savings account are you interested in opening one?


Ally Bank

Online banking


www.ally.org

Provides online banking services (savings and checking accounts) including banking services for individuals who may not be able to open an account at a traditional bank

Go to www.ally.org for more information
www.allywallet.com for credit management program

“Second chance” bank – they do not use ChexSystems.



If you do not have a checking and/or savings account are you interested in opening one?


METEC

Housing Counseling Resource Center

2605 W Krause

Peoria, IL 61605


309-676-3832
www.metecresourcecenter.org

Fresh Start Management Program offers financial management training to assist anyone who has been denied a checking account for bad credit, bankruptcy, or past problems / ChexSystems. Upon class completion – PNC Bank will open a checking account.

Contact METEC about class/counseling times.
PNC Bank

Have you ever applied for monthly cash assistance?

Department of Human Services – Family Community Resource Center

2301 NE Adams St, STE D



Peoria IL,
309-686-8700
www.dhs.state.il.us

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) - provides temporary financial assistance for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children. TANF provides financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical. Once you get TANF - you get cash for basic needs, transitional services to help you become independent, screened for substance abuse, domestic abuse, mental health - referrals made, medical assistance card - MediPlan, SNAP (food stamps), and possibly other services.

Pregnant or have at least 1 child under 19 who lives with them, live in IL, US citizen or be here legally, and develop plan to become self-sufficient and follow it. 60 months maximum person can be on TANF, must work 30 hr plus a week – additional rules apply.

Are you familiar with individual development accounts?

http://cfed.org/programs/idas/

Individual Development accounts are matched savings accounts that assist individuals of modest means to earn towards the purchase of a life-long asset such as a home. For every dollar saved the individual receives a match which serves as a match and incentive to keep saving. Participants can save towards the purchase of a home, invest in a small business or save for post-secondary education

At this time there is no IDA provider in the Peoria area. To find participating providers and for more information on IDA’s go to http://cfed.org/programs/idas/ for more details.

Would you be interested in finding out your credit score?


www.annualcreditreport.com
Credit Reports - only

Website created by the three consumer credit reporting agencies where an individual can request a free credit report once every 12 months

Visit website to request report.
Equifax, Experian, & TransUnion

Would you be interested in finding out your credit score?


www.creditkarma.com
Modified Credit Score

Credit Karma generates an estimated credit score based on TransUnion credit report. Site also conveniently displays all active loans to give snap shot of finances.

Visit website to request report

Do you need help with setting up a budget?



METEC

Housing Counseling Resource Center

2605 W Krause

Peoria, IL 61605


309-676-3832
www.metecresourcecenter.org

They provide free budget and debt counseling to those who need help with budgeting, money management skills and credit repair.

Contact METEC about Counseling Appointments

Do you need help with setting up a budget?


NOVADebt

416 Main St, STE 800 (Commerce Bank Building)

Peoria, IL
309-676-2941
www.novadebt.org


They also have a Personal Financial Program. In this they have a financial education course called Money in Motion and a home buying course called Make Your Move. The use other materials and review credit report and do monthly reviews. They have a Debt Management Plan - where they work with creditors to lower interest, payments, etc.

No fee, except for debt management and a fee is arranged based on sliding scale and amount of creditors.

Do you need food assistance?


Department of Human Services – Family Community Resource Center

2301 NE Adams St, STE D

Peoria IL,
309-686-8700
www.dhs.state.il.us


Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income people and families buy the food. Benefits provided on LINK Card.

Rules and requirements are complex. See online for SNAP Eligibility Calculator

Do you need food assistance?

(WIC)


Department of Human Services – Family Community Resource Center

2301 NE Adams St, STE D

Peoria IL,
309-686-8700
www.dhs.state.il.us


Food assistance for Women, Infant, & Children (WIC) – helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well.

Must be pregnant, breast feeding or just had a baby.

Infants & children under 5 yrs old – eligible.

Families with low to medium incomes can qualify – see guidelines on internet.


Do you need food assistance?

(Food Banks)

Health & Services of Peoria
http://www.hspeoria.com
Click on red assistance programs banner and drop down to food pantries.

There are a multitude of food bank resources in the area. H & S maintains an updated list.

Food Pantries often have different guidelines and some have no actual guidelines other than the person/family must declare they have a need.


Do you need assistance with clothing?

(Women)

Peoria Friendship House of Christian Services

800 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61603
309-671-5200
www.peoriafriendshiphouse.org


Each woman receives attire and preparation for an interview. Upon hiring, each woman will receive 1 weeks’ worth of business clothes.

For women – at or below poverty level. Focus on women that are unemployed and looking for work.

Do you need assistance with clothing?


South Side Mission

Benevolence Center

2919 W Garden Street

Peoria, IL 61605


309-673-1041
www.southsidemission.org

Some clothing/clothing assistance available for those in need. Many services exist through the benevolence ministry – Food Baskets, Furniture, Appliances & Household Goods.

See Benevolence Center for guidelines.

Do you need assistance with clothing?


The Hope Store

714 Hamilton Blvd

Peoria, IL 61603

309-676-7986

www.dreamcenterpeoria.org


Free clothing and household item store open to the public.

Store open the first Thurs and third Saturday of each month from 9am-1pm.

Do you need help paying your utility bill?

Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity.

711 W. McBean St.

Peoria, IL 61605
309-671-3900

www.pcceo.org

They also administer Ameren Energy Assistance grants


Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to help low-income households pay for winter and summer services. The energy program comprises of 1)LIHEAP - cooling and heating assisitance,2)Reconnect Assistance program - a one-time service to reconnect utilities that have been disconnected due to non-payment, & 3)Emergency Furnace Program - provides emergency repairs or replacements.

People with disabilities can receive assistance from September - May. Income guidelines must be met - household of 1 is $16,245 a year.

Do you need help paying your utility bill?


Peoria Friendship House of Christian Services

800 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61603
309-671-5200
www.peoriafriendshiphouse.org


Utility Assistance

The Friendship House offers emergency service programs which help individuals with utility payments to help deter homelessness




Most programs - client just must be in need. Funds are limited to $1,500 per family to deter homelessness on rent/utility assistance

Do you need help paying your utility bill?


Sylvia Fites Family Services Center

414 NE Jefferson

Peoria, IL 61603

309-655-7272

www.usc.salvationarmy.org


Limited Utility Assistance and other services available.

Call or stop by M-F 8:30-4:30pm

Do you need help paying for medication?
(LONG TERM)


www.needymeds.org

or

www.pparx.org


Remember – Wal-Mart, Kroger, Target, & Wal-Greens also have generic medication programs with low rates.

An online information resource of programs that provide assistance to people who are unable to afford their medications or health care costs.

Provides an all in one place for individuals to go to find patients assistance program



Go to www.needymeds.org and go to the first time user section to learn how the website works and how to search for patient assistance programs
Go to www.pparx.org and click on Prescription Assistance Programs, then click on GET HELP NOW and follow directions.

Do you need help paying for medication?
(SHORT TERM)


Peoria Friendship House of Christian Services

800 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61603
309-671-5200
www.peoriafriendshiphouse.org



Emergency Medication Refills

Contact Dustin Swigart – Director of Emergency Services.
Simply be in need.

Do you need help paying for medication?
(SHORT TERM)


Town of the City of Peoria

(Township Relief Office)

205 S.W. Adams St

Peoria, IL 61602


309-674-8237
www.ci.peoria.il.us/township-supervisor


Prescription Drugs & authorized refills

Voucher once every 12 months, applicants must live in Peoria Township. Must fill out application at office.

Household net earnings cannot exceed $2,500 and usually cannot be receiving public aid.

Proof in income, etc. required prior to assistance.
Sheila Spalding - Caseworker


Do you need help paying for medication?
(SHORT TERM)


Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity.

711 W. McBean St.

Peoria, IL 61605
309-671-3900

www.pcceo.org



Prescription Drug Assistance

Voucher once every 12 months to purchase prescription meds. Participants must be income eligible.

Would you be interested in going back to school?

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Federal student aid for individuals returning to school

Apply online at the provided website

Would you be interested in going back to school?

(Disability or Low Income)


IL Central College

1 College Dr., RL220C

East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
www.icc.edu


TRIO Support Services (Fed Program) Person can get free tutoring, assistance in applying for financial aid and scholarships, academic advisement, workshops to improve skills, assistance and scholarships on transferring to 4 year schools, cultural trips and equipment loan programs.



For More Info Contact:
TRIO Program Director

Kharmen Feurtado


kfeurtado@icc.edu
309-694-8940


Would you be interested in going back to school?

(Disability)

IL Central College

1 College Dr., RL209C

East Peoria, IL
www.icc.edu


They have 4 scholarships just for students with disabilities - of course, a student with disability can apply for any scholarship.

Andrew White Scholarship, Bruce Spurgen, James Staff, Jr., and Thompson Scholarships



For More Info Contact:
IL Central College Foundation Executive Dir.

Robin Ballard


rballard@icc.edu
309-694-8511


Do you need help with transportation?


Disability Employment initiative

(WIA Enrollees only)



For individuals with disabilities going into WIA there are flexible spending dollars available to assist with transportation costs

Speak with the dRC

Do you need help with transportation

(disability)



Central IL Agency on Aging, Inc.

700 Hamilton Boulevard

Peoria, IL 61603-3617
309-674-2071
www.ciaoa.com


Circuit Breaker - Ride Free Transit Card for people with disabilities. Allows people to ride fixed route systems for free in IL. Once qualified for Circuit Breaker program the person will get a postcard in the mail. This will need to be taken to the local transit provider.



To qualify for the Ride Free Transit Card you must fill out IL-1363 application and make less than 27,610 for house of one. Must provide proof of disability.


Do you need help with transportation

(disability)


CityLink

Transit Center

407 SW Adams St

Peoria, IL 61602


309-679-8183 (Para-transit Info)

309-678-8183 (Request Application)


www.ridecitylink.org


CityLink Para-transit service is a “safety net” for only those who do not have a functional capability to use the fixed-route system.
Cost - $2 each trip ($4 round trip)


Any individual who has a disability or multiple disabilities that result in the following may be eligible for CityLift Para-transit service

  1. Inability to get on a fixed-route bus

  2. Inability to disembark from a fixed-route bus

  3. Inability to get to or wait at a fixed-route bus stop.

Must obtain and complete an application and then an evaluation is scheduled.



Do you have any questions about how much you can earn and still keep your benefits

Maximus

1-866-968-7842 (Voice)

1-866-833-2967 (TTY)
www.yourtickettowork.com


By calling Maximus individuals receiving SSI or SSDI can receive information on how going to work will affect their benefits

Call the toll free number for general information

Do you have any questions about how much you can earn and still keep your benefits

SSA Work Incentive Liaison

Valarie Renner – Operations Supervisor

815 W. Pioneer Parkway

Peoria, IL 61615


877-322-5897 ext 21911
www.ssa.gov



The Work Incentive Liaison (WIL) provides advice and information about our work incentive provisions and employment support programs to individuals with disabilities and outside organizations that serve those with disabilities.

It is best to contact the office in advance and attempt to set up an appointment. On a practical note – please keep in mind this person will have another full time job in the office in addition to this and be very busy.


Do you have any debt recovery or credit repair?


METEC

Housing Counseling Resource Center

2605 W Krause

Peoria, IL 61605


309-676-3832
www.metecresourcecenter.org

They provide free budget and debt counseling to those who need help with budgeting, money management skills and credit repair.

Contact METEC about Counseling Appointments

Do you have any debt recovery or credit repair?


NOVADebt

416 Main St, STE 800 (Commerce Bank Building)

Peoria, IL

309-676-2941


www.novadebt.org


They also have a Personal Financial Program. In this they have a financial education course called Money in Motion and a home buying course called Make Your Move. The use other materials and review credit report and do monthly reviews. They have a Debt Management Plan - where they work with creditors to lower interest, payments, etc.

No fee, except for debt management and a fee is arranged based on sliding scale and amount of creditors.

Would you like any resources on evictions?


Prairie State Legal Services

331 Fulton St #600

Peoria, IL 61602
309-674-9831
www.pslegal.org


HIGH PRIORITY CASES

Housing Law: Evictions and lock-outs; foreclosure defense; loss or denial of subsidized housing benefits; loss or denial of essential public utilities; substandard housing conditions cases that cannot be addressed by other agencies.


Other HIGH PRIORITY CASES - Some Family Law, Healthcare Law, & Needs Based Gov’t Services/Benefits


CIVIL LAW ONLY
Income guidelines- 125% of fed poverty level, must live within service area, US citizen or here legally
Monday through Friday from 9:05 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. You will be able to speak with an attorney by phone about your legal problem and may possibly obtain free legal representation, if qualified.


Would you like any resources on evictions?


Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity.

711 W. McBean St.

Peoria, IL 61605
309-671-3900
www.pcceo.org


PCCEO provides Emergency Services to eligible clients.

Rental Assistance is provided to persons who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.

Emergency Lodging can be given up to 14 days


Emergency Services coordinates with local landlords and public housing agencies to avoid eviction.
Contact: Martha Hunter

Would you like any resources on evictions?


Peoria Friendship House of Christian Services

800 NE Madison Ave

Peoria, IL 61603
309-671-5200
www.peoriafriendshiphouse.org


Rent/Utility Assistance

The Friendship House offers emergency service programs which help individuals with rent and utility payments to help deter homelessness




Most programs - client just must be in need. Funds are limited to 1,500 per family to deter homelessness on rent/utility assistance

Would you like any resources on bankruptcy?

Prairie State Legal Services

331 Fulton St #600

Peoria, IL 61602
309-674-9831
www.pslegal.org


LOWER PRIORITY CASES

Consumer Law: Bankruptcy or other debt relief; consumer fraud; protection of exempt income and assets; unfair debt collection practices; repossession; contract defenses.

Other LOWER PRIORITY CASES

Some Family Law, Housing Healthcare Law, Education, Income & Expenses.




CIVIL LAW ONLY
Income guidelines- 125% of fed poverty level, must live within service area, US citizen or here legally
Monday through Friday from 9:05 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. You will be able to speak with an attorney by phone about your legal problem and may possibly obtain free legal representation, if qualified.


Would you like any resources on bankruptcy?


NOVADebt

416 Main St, STE 800 (Commerce Bank Building)

Peoria, IL

309-676-2941


www.novadebt.org


Changes to the bankruptcy law, as a result of the Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, became effective on October 17, 2005.

Most individuals who file for bankruptcy after October 17, 2005 must undergo 2 mandatory requirements:

1. Pre-Bankruptcy Counseling
2. Debtor Education Course


As an approved credit-counseling agency, Novadebt will provide pre-filing credit counseling to consumers in need of fulfilling the requirements under the new act. A thorough assessment of your financial situation including establishing a budget analysis and the options available to help you will be provided. A certificate will be provided upon completion of the counseling session, which will enable you to proceed with the bankruptcy process

Would you like any resources on bankruptcy?


Money Management International

416 Main St, STE 920 (Commerce Bank Building)

Peoria, IL 61602
309-676-7308
www.moneymanagement.org

They provide budget and debt counseling, debt management, foreclosure prevention, reverse mortgage counseling.



Changes to the bankruptcy law, as a result of the Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, became effective on October 17, 2005.

Most individuals who file for bankruptcy after October 17, 2005 must undergo 2 mandatory requirements

MMI offers Bankruptcy Counseling & Bankruptcy Education – much of it can be done via telephone and internet 24/7.


No fee, except for a debt management plan - then there would be a one-time fee and an ongoing monthly fee to contribute toward the cost of administering the plan (0-40 a month). Reverse mortgage - if over 62. Bankruptcy is $50 fee.

Would you like help in getting a PC?

Retro-Tech

625 West Main St

Peoria, IL 61606
309-682-0675
www.retro-tech.org


They provide computers to students, people with disabilities, and single parents who cannot afford a computer - statewide program. They also sell computer parts and fix computers at very affordable rates.

$60 application fee. Need doctor’s statement or proof of another program - ie. SSI or SSDI.

Do you need any help with getting assistive technology?

Illinois Assistive Technology program – I-Loan

Eric Guidish

1 West Old Capitol Plaza

STE 100


Springfield IL 62701
217-522-7985

800-852-5110


www.iltech.org

Cash Loan Program called an I-Loan - up to $25K, home modification loans - maximum of $5K. Maximum of each loan is up to 95% of purchase price of item. Hearing aid applicants must have audiologist evaluation. Loans are not made for non-modified vehicles unless proof another agency will modify vehicle. Loans can are for purchasing assistive technology, home modifications, anything that can help reduce or eliminate barrier to employment, purchase office equipment or other items for employment, including self-employment, home based business or telework.


IL resident, with a disability who needs AT or who needs equipment and / or AT for self-employment of telework. Reasonable expectation of loan repayment, loan cannot be used to help purchase loan or consolidate loans/bills.
Contact Eric Guidish for assistance at eguidish@iltech.org

or go to http://www.iltech.org/deviceloan.html for more information.



Do you need any help with getting assistive technology?
(TTY/CapTel/Amplified Phone)

Advocates for Access

4450 N Prospect Rd, STE C8

Peoria Heights, IL
309-682-3500
www.advocatesforaccess.com

(also have an equipment loan program)



Amplified Phone Program-Illinois Telecommunication Access Corporation (ITAC) administers a program to ensure equal access to communication for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. Through the use of a voucher program, anyone who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing can obtain a free TTY, CapTel or amplified phone. Advocates for Access serves as a selection site for these phones.


You must be a legal resident of the State of Illinois
You must have working land line telephone service at the address you show on your application form.
You must be certified as Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Speech-Disabled or Deaf-Blind by: ◦Licensed Physician,
◦Speech-Language Pathologist,
◦Audiologist,
◦or designated DHS/DRS Counselor


Do you need any help with getting home modifications?

Illinois Department of Treasury – Illinoisans with disabilities program

Michelle Chavez

100 W. Randolph Street Suite 15-600

Chicago IL


312-814-1244
www.treasurer.il.gov

Program makes loans more affordable by negotiating with lenders to reduce interest rate to less than 3%. The money can be used for assistive technology or construction projects to make housing more accessible.



IL resident with a disability, household total gross income less than 100K, doctor letter verifying disability, fill out application, must have IL institution approve the loan.



Do you need any help with getting home modifications?

USDA - Rural Repair and Rehabilitation Loans and Grants

233 S. Soangetaha Rd

Galesburg, IL 61401
309-342-5138
www.rurdev.usda.gov/il


The Very Low-Income Housing Repair program provides loans and grants to very low-income homeowners to repair, improve, or modernize their dwellings or to remove health and safety hazards.

Loans of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $7,500 are available. Loans are for up to 20 years at 1 percent interest. Grant funds may be used only to pay for repairs and improvements resulting in the removal of health and safety hazards.



Applicant needs to live in area that is considered rural (City over 20,000 is not rural).

To obtain a loan, homeowner-occupants must be unable to obtain affordable credit elsewhere and must have very low incomes, defined as below 50 percent of the area median income. They must need to make repairs and improvements to make the dwelling more safe and sanitary or to remove health and safety hazards. Grants are only available to homeowners who are 62 years old or older and cannot repay a Section 504 loan. For Income and Property Eligibility please see our Eligibility Site



Do you need any help with getting home modifications?
(RAMPS)

City of Peoria - Adopt a Grant Program

Planning and Growth Management

456 Fulton St, STE 402

Peoria, IL


309-494-8656
www.ci.peoria.il.us/



The City of Peoria in partnership with Advocates for Access is offering exterior wheelchair accessible ramps to disabled homeowners at no cost


Applicants must reside in an owner-occupied house within the City of Peoria, meet income eligibility guidelines established by Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and have a physical disability.


Do you need any help with getting home modifications?


His Helping Hands

2527 W. Rohmann Ave

West Peoria, IL 61604
(no listed phone)
hhh@mtco.com
www.hishelpinghandsinc.org


Services include repairing or doing construction for people with disabilities to make a home safe or accessible. They also perform simple tasks like cleaning out gutters and raking leaves.


Must be a person with disabiltiy with no able body immediate family member who can do the work. The person must fill out application for service and have referral from an area non-for-profit. They must also meet income guidelines. Donation by individual is requested but not required.

Do you need any help with getting home modifications?


Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity.

711 W. McBean St.

Peoria, IL 61605
309-671-3900
www.pcceo.org


Home Rehabilitation - help bring homes up to code and contracts repairs for roofing, siding, electrical, plumbing, walls, porches, and lead paint abatement - money comes from Single Family Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Program

Must have copy of property deed, paid tax receipt, current insurance, and meet income guidelines - Family of 1 is 38,750 - only for Limestone Township residents at this time.


Do you need any help with getting home modifications?
(Minor home repair)

Advocates for Access

4450 N Prospect Rd, STE C8

Peoria Heights, IL
309-682-3500
www.advocatesforaccess.com
Also have Ramp Program with City – see above


Minor Home Repair

Program for persons with disabilities who are low to moderate income and cannot complete repairs themselves or renters who need assistance with modifications.



Limited Funds

Applicant must own/live in home

If renting – landlord must agree in writing.

Applicant must prove disability

Applicant is required to provide person funds towards cost of project

Applicant must be in good standing with property tax and mortgage

Applicant must meet income guidelines.


Do you need any help with getting home modifications?
(Weatherization)

Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity.

711 W. McBean St.



Peoria, IL 61605
309-671-3900
www.pcceo.org

Weatherization program - save people money by increasing energy efficiency. Seal cracks, weather stripping, insulate attics/walls, repair windows and doors, check furnaces for cleaning/servicing, furnace replacement, etc.

Must be income eligible and fill out application - family of 1 is 21,660.


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