Sterling Township

Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance is a needs based program for Township residents.

The Sterling Township provides Emergency Assistance (EA), however, such assistance may only be provided for two purposes: 1. To alleviate life threatening circumstances; and 2. To assist a person in attaining self-sufficiency To be eligible for Emergency Assistance a person: 1. Must submit a written application to the Sterling Township 2. Must be a resident of Sterling Township and 3. Cannot be receiving General Assistance or financial assistance from the Illinois Department of Human Services: however, Emergency Assistance may be provided to applicants for categorical assistance who have not yet received their initial check. 4. Must be 18 years of age or older. An applicant that has been approved WILL NOT RECEIVE CASH . If approved for Emergency Assistance, the GENERAL ASSISTANCE office will issue “disbursing orders” totaling the approved grant amount to vendors to supply goods and services. Those who received Emergency Assistance are able to qualify one time during any consecutive twelve month period. The Sterling Township may refer you to other agencies, programs or other services to assist you in alleviating a life-threatening circumstance or aid you in attaining self-sufficiency.
© Sterling Township 2015
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Emergency

Assistance

Emergency Assistance is a needs based program for

Township residents.

The Sterling Township provides Emergency Assistance (EA), however, such assistance may only be provided for two purposes: 1. To alleviate life threatening circumstances; and 2. To assist a person in attaining self-sufficiency To be eligible for Emergency Assistance a person: 1. Must submit a written application to the Sterling Township 2. Must be a resident of Sterling Township and 3. Cannot be receiving General Assistance or financial assistance from the Illinois Department of Human Services: however, Emergency Assistance may be provided to applicants for categorical assistance who have not yet received their initial check. 4. Must be 18 years of age or older. An applicant that has been approved WILL NOT RECEIVE CASH . If approved for Emergency Assistance, the GENERAL ASSISTANCE office will issue “disbursing orders” totaling the approved grant amount to vendors to supply goods and services. Those who received Emergency Assistance are able to qualify one time during any consecutive twelve month period. The Sterling Township may refer you to other agencies, programs or other services to assist you in alleviating a life-threatening circumstance or aid you in attaining self-sufficiency.
© Sterling Township 2015
Sterling Township