If you or a loved one are facing challenges like job loss, loss of health insurance, foreclosure or other problems, Lifeline may be able to help. They are Lake County’s designated Community Action Agency and their mission is to connect those in our community who need help with the appropriate providers.
Lifeline assists qualifying Lake County residents obtain counseling, healthcare, housing, education and training, energy assistance and much more.
Their healthcare programs help residents who are uninsured or underinsured and increase access to healthcare services including prescription medications and diabetic testing supplies. Lifeline helps residents secure safe and affordable housing, as well as the homeless in our County transition back into stable housing. Their education and training programs include financial literacy training, asset building assistance, employment training, nutrition education, and tax clinics. And, for those struggling with the most basic of needs, Lifeline offers several utility related emergency services through the federal Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).
Visit lclifeline.org to access their interactive database or dial 211 to speak with a representative about available programs. Representatives can be reached 24/7. This service is free and confidential.
If you or a loved one can use some help, you owe to yourself to learn more about programs which already exist in our community.