About Rockford Township Emergency Assistance
Last-Modified: 2023-08-09 13:40:01
Emergency financial assistance that can include rental assistance and water bill disconnect.
- A short-term safety net when between jobs or during illness.
- A financial aid program for those who are not qualified for categorical assistance (state or federally funded aid).
- Applicants must meet financial and non-financial factors for eligibility as contained in the Townships General Assistance Handbook.
Eligibility for aid is generally based on financial income and resources available.
In addition to being a resident of Rockford Township, information regarding you and your family, financial status, and registration with the Department of Employment Security will need to be provided.
Apply for Assistance:
Bring your current Illinois Drivers License or Identification Card and Social Security Card to pick up an application.
Applications for General Assistance Clients may be picked up during regular business hours, daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Completed Applications must be returned in person at 8:00 am Monday thru Thursday. Interviews begin at 8:00 am.
Emergency Assistance clients should call the office at 815-962-8855 for instructions.
In addition to being a resident of Rockford Township, information regarding you and your family, financial status, and registration with the Department of Employment Security will be required.