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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

You Are Not Alone: Helping Children with Mental Health Challenges

Please call NAMI’s helpline for 24/7 confidential support if you need a listening ear.   Do you suspect your child is struggling and you aren’t sure what to do?  You Are Not Alone  According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 5 low-income children have a mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder,...

Recap: The Game of Life Youth Symposium

In the Game of Life, players don't start on equal footing. But they can learn strategies to get ahead and come out on top! Our Life Skills Class aims to give Chicagoland youth the tools and knowledge to build a bright future. Recently, we hosted The Game of Life Youth...

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...