Mark says many customers, particularly those in lower-income areas, are seeking relief to pay their energy bills.
The grant to DMCOC is part of 1 million in energy assistance that Ameren Illinois is awarding to 26 agencies to help income-qualified customers with their energy bills. In 2015, Ameren Illinois donated $1 million to military families, seniors, low-income customers and social service organizations to help them offset their energy costs.
Other Ameren Illinois programs that help customers with bill payment and financial support include: Warm Neighbors Cool Friends, Energy Efficiency incentives and Budget Billing.
More information about the Ameren Illinois grant is available by calling DMCOC at 217-428-2191.