Currently, our lobby is open for clients to drop off documents or make inquiries 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Clients entering our facilities are required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. All programs are operating, but mostly through phone appointments.

Services are available by appointment only. Clients are encouraged to call us at 428-0155 for an appointment.

DMCOC update to COVID-19

Beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2020, we will be taking applications for LIHEAP by phone on a 1st come, 1st served basis. You can call 217-428-0155 and our receptionist will take your name, phone number, and basic information and schedule a time for one of our Energy Services Specialist to call you back to complete your application.

Once your application is submitted you will need to bring in all required documentation (copies not originals), and sign a Universal Signature Page which will be available in our front entrance. We will provide you with envelopes that you can utilize to put your copies in and slide under our lobby door. You can also take photos of your documentation and send them to our email If after 4:30 p.m. you can drop off copies to our mail slot. If you have any questions please call us at 217-428-0155.

Items clients must have on the day of their appointments:
  • Social Security Cards for the entire household
  • Current Power Bill
  • Income for the household for the past 30 days (all SSI, SSA, Wages, TANF, Pensions, etc)
  • Medical Cards/Medicare Cards (if applicable)
  • Link Card (if applicable)
  • Current rent receipt or proof of homeownership

Serving Decatur and Macon County for over 55 years

Since 1964 DMCOC has been providing stability to Decatur and Macon County. DMCOC has accomplished this through a wide variety of programs designed to support the community. DMCOC is growing and we are looking for new programs and partnerships to maintain the stability for our clients and to better support the community.

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LIHEAP will be taking calls for appointments on Monday, June 1,2020 starting at 9:00am. One appointment per phone call please. Continue to call until someone answers and do not leave a voicemail. Appointments are on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Please call 217-428-2193. ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm Decatur Macon County Senior Center
Love Lunch
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