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CEDA offers a variety of services to families and individuals in need. If you or someone you love are in need of support, please see our programs below.

Utility Bill Assistance

Our programs help you pay for utility bills. We offer support through the following programs:

Home Weatherization

Long-term home repair solutions to reduce energy costs and make homes more energy efficient.

Family Support and Community Engagement

Through case management and a range of services, our program helps stabilize and support Suburban Cook County families and individuals on a path to self-sufficiency.

Women, Infants & Children

Food, education and support for pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants, and children under age five.

Housing Services

Comprehensive housing counseling services providing information, education and advice to homebuyers, homeowners, renters and the homeless.

Our Blog

Cook County and CEDA Announce Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

(COOK COUNTY, IL) - Today, the Office of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA) announced a new program to assist low-income residents with water utility bills. Funded with dollars provided by the American Rescue Plan Act, the Low-income Household...

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May is Community Action Month

May is National Community Action Month (NCAM)! Community Acton Agencies has been a central pivotal force in eradicating poverty for low-income families and individuals for over 50 years. Community Action embraces the obligation to ensure that the barriers of structural racism, gender inequalities, and other inequities are addressed. Especially during...

Special Edition: Spring 2021 Update

Our CEDA Family is laser-focused on ending poverty in Chicagoland and building thriving communities together. CEDA has provided basic needs for our neighbors for over 50 years – needs such as keeping their electric, gas, and water utilities on, supporting moms and babies, maintaining or finding homes, and working hand-in-hand to...