1300 W. Northwest Highway
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Phone: 847-392-2344 & 847-392-2332
The Mission of CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. is to enhance our community by providing emergency services, education and empowerment which foster personal responsibility for those who are vulnerable or in crisis.
Upcoming Events & Programs Important News & Updates
By 2016, CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. will be the most effective provider in the northwest suburbs through the delivery of comprehensive services that help people when they need it the most. The Vision will be achieved through a consortium of integrated community partnerships.
"CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. is like emergency road-side assistance. We provide reliable services and protection to families in our northwest suburban community when they need it the most."
-Ron Jordan, Director
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What does CEDA stand for?
Community Economic Development Association, Inc.
Home Energy Bill Payment Assistance is starting up! Enrollment dates are as follow:
Seniors and Disabled households- September 3
Emergency Furnace, Re-connection Assistance and Households with Children Under 5 Years old- October 1
General Enrollment- November 1
Income Guidelines are as Follows:
Family Size-- *Gross Income for 30 days Prior to Application Date
LIHEAP ComEd Hardship
1 $1,436 $2,393
2 $1,939 $3,231
3 $2,441 $4,068
4 $2,944 $4,906
5 $3,446 $5,743
6 $3,949 $6,581
*For each additional person, add $503 $837
Programs you may be eligible for include: Comed Residential Hardship, LIHEAP Direct Vendor Payment, LIHEAP Percent of Income Payment Program and Share the Warmth.
Please contact 847-392-2332 to schedule an appointment with our office, to be screened for eligibility, and to find out required documentation to apply!
CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. would like to thank the Lofthouse & Stewart Families and The Night Ministry for joining together to fill our Food Pantry for their 6th Annual Do-Gooder's Party!
CEDA Northwest would love to give a BIG THANKS to Sam's Club in Wheeling, Club 8198, for donating 20 Food Baskets to families in need for the Holiday's! Our families were beyond grateful! Thanks Sam's Club for giving back to the community!
CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. would like to thank a group of volunteers who helped out at our December 11 Mobile Food Connection at Rolling Meadows High School! CEDA Northwest with the help of these volunteers was able to distribute over 800 pounds of food to those in need! BIG THANKS TO Erin Blaha, Claire Blaha, Brandon Gaskew, Josh LeRoy, Kristen Mrockowski, & Ryan Mrockowski! Thank you for making a difference in your community, we could not have done it without you!
Also, THANK YOU to Rolling Meadows High School for allowing us the location to serve your community!
CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. would like to say a BIG THANKS to all of our donors who made it possible for 352 children to have holiday presents this year! The donors include: Prospect High School, PepsiCo Sales, St. Raymond's de Penafort Mom's Plus Group, Old Navy-Killdeer, Continental Automotive, Chicago NW Sub. Alumnae, American Society of Dermatological Surgeons, Julie Koerner, Hersey High School, Dunton House, Arlington Trotters, AMCOL International, Aeromotive, Marnie Kapuscinski, Beth Berg, Girl Scout Group, St. Andrew Kim Sunday School & Assurance! CEDA Northwest also owes a HUGE THANKS to the Christian Church of Arlington Heights for allowing us the location to distribute the gifts to the families! Last but not least, THANK YOU to our volunteers who came out: Megan McGrath, Lindsay Perkins, Maddie O'Mara, Agie Mathew, Maggie Petri, Kelsey Panfil, Stephanie Manon, Lisseth Bustamante, Stephanie Barrios, Kimberly Roman, & Ivett Delgado! Because of wonderful donors, the Church and volunteers, they made it possible for families in need in the Northwest Suburbs of Cook County to enjoy the Holiday's with their families!
Thank you so much to Mariano's in Hoffman Estates and the volunteers: Bethany Chuchla, Karissa Jones, Amanda Chudik, & Katya Miller that came out to CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc.'s Bag-A-Thon! All proceeds will go directly to our participants in our Food Connection Program!
CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. would like to say a BIG THANKS to Palatine High School for allowing us to conduct our Mobile Food Connection on January 23! CEDA Northwest was able to serve the residents of Palatine with over 5,000 lbs worth of nutritional food! Lastly, a big thanks to Jan, Patricia and Arthur who came out to volunteer as well as Iron Mountain who donated the boxes we used and made it all possible!
CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. would like to give a BIG thanks to POPULAR BANK volunteers for assisting us in our Mobile Food Connection at the CEDA Ray Walker Head Start on February 13! We were able to provide over 50 families with pre-packaged boxes of food and a way contact us for the following month they are need of food in the future! :)
CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. would love to give a BIG THANKS to our skilled-based volunteer Candace Marquez for presenting on Healthy Lifestyles last night to our community! It was a great success!
CEDA Northwest Self-Help Center, Inc. would love to give a big thanks to the Chavez family! Their children didn't just want an ordinary birthday party, they wanted those that attended to donate food items to the CEDA Northwest Food Connection Program. CEDA Northwest is beyond grateful that such young children are already making a difference in their community! On behalf of the families we serve, CEDA Northwest thanks you!