Rockford Township Emergency Assistance

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Rockford Township Emergency Assistance

119 N. Church St
Rockford, IL - 61101

  • (815) 962-8855

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.

General Assistance:

  • 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.

Eligibility Requirements:

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.

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Do they offer emergency cash to pay rent?

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Rent and deposit
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What documents are required to apply for cash payment help?

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Do you know if a person collecting unemployment can qualify to get rent assistance at this location?

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What is the maximum income for a single person to be disqualified for general assistance

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Do i need to be on the lease to get township assistance

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Do I have to pay back

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12 Reviews of Rockford Township Emergency Assistance

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Nov 1, 2019

I need help with mortgage and water bill

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Jan 7, 2020

I need help with my water bill

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Feb 6, 2020

I just got fired from my job and I have most my rent but my car in the shop and I need to get it out to get to work I'm short five hundred had to get transmission. Is there a program that can help me?

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Feb 20, 2020

I am looking for help on a one time deposit for an apartment

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Apr 20, 2020

Hi this Minly. I would like want to know how I apply. To payments, gas , water, electricity bills.

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May 3, 2020

I need help with my rent, my landlord said he would do section 8 for me! Is this where I go too?

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May 16, 2020

I need help with rent and my electric bill. My mother in law is blind and on a oxygen tank 24/7. I can not work because she needs 24 hr care.

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May 22, 2020

My house got condemned today and to my understanding it got condemned because the landlord didn't take proper care of the current black mold issues and the rental company has now left us homeless. I have a family of 4 with pets and i need emergency housing so my family doesn't get split up me and my kid's are staying with a relative my fiance is with his and our animals are forced to be left alone after 5pm till our belongings are out i need dire emergency assistance as soon as possible

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Aug 8, 2020

Im disabled and am looking to find out where I can get help with my rent. My landlord had mentioned that he would accept section 8 for me. Where can I sign up for that?

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Aug 29, 2020

Need help with my rent and water bill

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Apr 5, 2021

What about landlord who need assistance? Tenant who don't want to communicate with landlord owes 8 months rent, and doesn't offer u any payment. And won't move out.

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May 20, 2021

How do i go about getting a cash payment or money order to my landlord. So i dont get a five day notice. I have kids who come on the weekends i need a place for them to come.

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Office Hours of operation

  • Day Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed