Whiteside County assistance programs.

Assistance programs that help with bills and provide information

One of the non-profit agencies in the area to contact is the The Salvation Army of Whiteside County. This non-profit charity organization provides family assistance, information on local and federal government assistance programs, and from time to time may be able to direct people to grants and ways to get help for paying expenses such as rent, utility and heating bills, and other expenses. Other services available include.

  • Basic needs such as free food and clothing.
  • Seasonal programs, including Christmas gifts, Thanksgiving meals, and school supplies for children.
  • Case management and self-sufficiency, including information on job and employment resources in Whiteside County Illinois.

Call the Morrison based agency at (815) 625-1622. Or read more on Whiteside County Salvation Army.

Low cost, high quality, and affordable child care is provided by the Morrison Day Care Center. Call the agency at (815) 772-3707. The center provides high quality, affordable child care for low income and other qualified residents of Morrison and Whiteside County Illinois.

The local community action agency, which is Tri-County Opportunities Council, provides low income, the elderly, and families and individuals access to numerous financial assistance programs at the same time as providing long term self-sufficiency programs and aid. The services offered are.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - The federal funded government program was designed to help eligible low to moderate income families and households pay for the rising cost of winter energy services and home heating bills.

Furnace or heating unit replacement - Provides for the repair or replacement of a furnace.

 

 

 

Emergency heating and cooling bill assistance - Emergency cash grants and financial assistance can be provided to low income, working poor, and unemployed households that are involuntarily disconnected from their heating or cooling utilities service.

Electric bill assistance - Direct cash payments (which are funds sent directly to your utility service provider) to help your electric bill. Payment levels made will vary from year to year.

Information and Family Development Programs - Families that participate in this program are provided with education and counseling on a variety of subjects and topics including financial assistance, job search, career development, education, careers, money management, housing, debt management, child care, parenting, grant programs,  and other topics as needed.

Emergency assistance - The Emergency Assistance Program supplies food boxes and groceries to families on a periodic basis. Also limited financial assistance in voucher form is provided to qualifying households for prescription medication, clothing, etc.

General Outreach Services - Work with a counselor to locates and identify programs that can help low-income families with bills, debts, and mortgage issues. Referrals and recommendations are made to area and agency resources, including charities and non-profits. Assistance is also provided in applying for agency programs and other social service programs (including Illinois and federal government programs) is also provided.

Rent programs and homeless services - Find how to get rent help to prevent an eviction, or pay rent arrearage to your landlord.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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