December 14, 2022
|Dear TRRCOPO,The Christmas season is upon us and the new year is right around the corner. We want to take this time to wish you Happy Holidays.Sincerely,
We have had a few new staff join our team recently. Ema Roberts is our new Office Support Specialist and will often be the first face you see if you come into our location at 706 Maine in Quincy. Claudia Beebe and Ashely Knight just started as our two new Career & Employment Specialists and they are ready to assist you with any employment needs.
Our agency will be closed to the public on December 22nd, 2022 for a staff meeting and Christmas party.Community DevelopmentThe Two Rivers Land Bank Authority has started the process of selling acquired properties in Adams and Morgan Counties. You can view those properties at www.trlba.org.Community ServicesThe Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) started September 1, 2022, for all income-eligible households. Applications will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis through May 31, 2023. Households must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty level to receive a benefit from this program. The 30-day income guidelines for LIHEAP are based on Federal Poverty Guidelines, State Median Income and the number of persons living in the household. The income guidelines are as follows: 1-$2,265, 2-$3,052, 3-$3,838, 4-4,625. Check out the LIHEAP link for more information.
LIHEAP provides one-time benefits to income eligible homeowners and renters to help with energy bills and for reconnection of energy service. Call (217) 224-8171 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.WeatherizationWe are currently taking Weatherization applications in Adams, Brown, Pike, and Schuyler Counties for homeowners and renters. If you are interested in having your home updated to make it more energy efficient, please contact us at (217) 224-8171 and select the option for Weatherization.Workforce DevelopmentIf you or anyone you know is in need of further vocational training, has a desire to complete the GED, or just needs assistance with a resume or job search then please contact our agency at email@example.com.
The Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund Home Repair Program (HAFHR) allows eligible homeowners the ability to address home maintenance needs that were delayed and exacerbated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible repairs will maintain the habitability of a home and prevent homeowner displacement.