General assistance is provided to single men and women and married couples without children. Program provides monthly financial assistance for basic maintenance needs including shelter, utilities, food, household supplies, and clothing; maximum monthly benefit is $312, with $200 for rent.
Emergency assistance offers up to $400, one time only, for rent, mortgage, or utility payments (MidAmerican or City of Rock Island) if funds for that purpose were used to respond to an emergency situation. No late fees or deposits are eligible; grant funds are not always available, call for information.
Rock Island Township
Main Phone: (309) 788-3417
Alternate Number: (309) 788-3418
Fax: (309) 788-0503
2827 7th Avenue
Agency: Rock Island Township
Languages Available: English
Intake: Fill out application and complete an interview with a caseworker
Eligibility: See program details for eligibility requirements
Documents Required: ID
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm
- Rock Island, Rock Island County