General Assistance is a monthly grant program that provides short-term financial aid for those applicants that meet certain eligibility requirements. In order to qualify for assistance the applicant must be a Township resident, their current available non-exempt income must fall within the income guidelines. The applicant must also be a single adult without children and actively seeking employment. The applicant must have applied and been found ineligible for all other State or Federal benefits, and they must be willing to work and/or willing to participate in a job search or job fair.
Emergency Assistance is a needs based program based on income and family size. Qualified applicants may receive assistance with rent, utilities, non-narcotic prescription medications, and food vouchers. Emergency Assistance may only be granted once in a twelve month period.
The FEMA Funds provide assistance for rent and electric to any qualifying resident of Ogle County. Funds are available April through November.
The Community Development Assistance Program (CDAP) provides grants to local governments to help in financing economic development projects, public facilities and housing rehabilitation. The program is targeted to assist low-to-moderate income people by creating job opportunities and improving the quality of their living environment.
The Township currently helps support supplemental programs related to Senior and Youth Services already provided in our community.
The Township helps financially support The Flagg Center Cemetery as well as assiting in its caretaking.