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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

CEDA Programs: A Lifeline When They Needed It

For over half a century, CEDA has been making a difference in the lives of countless Chicagoland residents. So far, we’ve served 334,122 individuals and 172,751 households. But while these numbers might tell you the size of our impact, what really matters is the people. Today we’d like to take...

Restoring Homes & Communities with Weatherization

View from the Field: Restoring Homes & Communities with Weatherization

Today is National Weatherization Day! “Weatherization” is a term you may have heard in the news lately – the process aims to keep individuals and families safe and comfortable while lowering their gas and electric bills. When a building is weatherized, the structure and heating systems are either repaired or...

Investing in Our Communities

Jobs play a central role in the lives of most adults, allowing individuals not just to afford basic needs, but also to build a secure life and be positive forces in their neighborhoods. Unfortunately, not everyone is offered a seat at the table. The last economic recovery saw an increase...