December 31st, 2016

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Please be aware that Northwest Compass will no longer be processing LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program), ComEd Hardship and Weatherization Applications or providing Income Tax Preparation assistance.

For Income Tax Preparation Assistance:

IRS Resources
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. To find a preparer near you, please visit the IRS website. For additional information, click here.

Ladder Up Tax Preparation Sites
Aurora – Cowherd Middle School, 441 N. Farnsworth Avenue
Downers Grove – DeVry Education Group, 3005 Highland Parkway
Melrose Park – Casa Esperanza, 1116 N. 22nd Avenue

For complete list, please call +1 312 409 4719, or learn more on the Ladder Up website.

Additional Resources for Tax Preparation

AARP Site Locator +1 888 227 7669
Loyola University Chicago School of Law +1 312 915 7176
Center for Economic Progress Tax Clinic +1 312 252 0280
Elgin – Administer Justice +1 847 844 1100

Below is a list of Townships you may contact for LIHEAP:

Wheeling Township
1616 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
+1 847 259 7730

Elk Grove Township
2400 S. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
+1 847 437 0300

Maine Township
1700 Ballard Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068
+1 847 297 2510

Palatine Township
721 S. Quentin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
+1 847 358 6700

Schaumburg Township
1 Illinois Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
+1 847 884 0030

Hanover Park
250 S. Route 59
Bartlett, IL 60103
+1 630 837 0301

Leyden Family Services
10001 W. Grand Avenue
Franklin Park, IL 60131
+1 847 451 0330

Northfield Township
2550 Waukegan Road, Suite 100 (West Entrance)
Glenview, IL 60025
+1 847 724 8300


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