Sterling Township

General Assistance and Emergency Assistance

General Assistance in Sterling Township is a locally administered welfare program which provides monthly financial assistance to persons who are not eligible for any other State or Federal assistance programs, and who do not have adequate income or resources to provide for their own basic needs. Sterling Township and all townships in Illinois are statutorily mandated by the legislature to levy taxes and administer general assistance for destitute township residents. Emergency Assistance is a needs based program for Township residents. Emergency Assistance is available to alleviate life threatening circumstances and assist a person in attaining self-sufficiency.

Asset Awareness

The 40 Developmental Assets are building blocks of healthy development that help young people grow up healthy, caring and responsible. Assets identify a set of skills, experiences, relationships, and behaviors that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. The Assets Coordinator at Sterling Township delivers asset rich activities to Giving Power to Adolescents (GPA) youth, and the Sterling/Rock Falls community.
© Sterling Township 2015
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General Assistance and Emergency

Assistance

General Assistance in Sterling Township is a locally administered welfare program which provides monthly financial assistance to persons who are not eligible for any other State or Federal assistance programs, and who do not have adequate income or resources to provide for their own basic needs. Sterling Township and all townships in Illinois are statutorily mandated by the legislature to levy taxes and administer general assistance for destitute township residents. Emergency Assistance is a needs based program for Township residents. Emergency Assistance is available to alleviate life threatening circumstances and assist a person in attaining self-sufficiency.

Asset Awareness

The 40 Developmental Assets are building blocks of healthy development that help young people grow up healthy, caring and responsible. Assets identify a set of skills, experiences, relationships, and behaviors that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. The Assets Coordinator at Sterling Township delivers asset rich activities to Giving Power to Adolescents (GPA) youth, and the Sterling/Rock Falls community.
© Sterling Township 2015
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