CSBG

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COVID-19 Transportation

Provides eligible individuals with financial assistance for transportation needs for those affected by COVID-19.

  • Car Repairs – up to $1,000, must have been laid-off, loss hours, or were quarantined by a doctor; must show proof of secured employment, proof of car registration, proof of insurance, and a valid driver’s license.
  • Bus Passes – provide to up 3 months of passes.
  • License Plate Renewals – must have been laid-off, loss hours, or were quarantined by a doctor: must show proof of secured employment, proof of car insurance and a valid driver’s license.
  • Car Insurance – provide up to 3 months of payments; must have been laid-off, loss hours, or were quarantined by a doctor; must show proof of car registration and a valid driver’s license.
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COVID-19 Health Assistance

Provides eligible individuals with financial assistance to maintain a healthy and mental state for those affected by the COVID-19.

  • Provides up to 3 months of prescription payments in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Provides up to $300 for those seeking mental health support to cover sessions with a mental health provider for COVID-19 related concerns.
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COVID-19 Food Assistance

Provides eligible households with financial assistance to purchase nutritious groceries for individuals/families that DO NOT receive SNAP benefits and have been affected by COVID-19.

  • Provides a voucher to qualified households to purchase food items only from local grocery stores.
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COVID-19 Relief Housing / Utility

Provides eligible individuals with rent, mortgage, and/or utility assistance in order to remain stably housed and sustain proficient utilities for those affected by COVID-19.

  • Provides up to two months of rent or mortgage payment, up to $1600, for those affected by the pandemic: laid-off, loss of hours, or have been quarantined by a doctor.
  • Provides up to $350 in utility support towards an electric, gas, or propane payment for those who do not qualify for LIHEAP assistance. 
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Senior Meal

Provides financial assistance and education to eligible seniors, over the age of 55, with a grocery food voucher or Meals on Wheels service in order to meet meal gaps.…

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Youth Enrichment

Provides opportunities for youth to participate in community, school, and family wellness activities. …

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School Supply

Provides assistance to purchase school supplies for children to attend school; kindergarten through 12th grade.…

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Project Employment

Provides customers the opportunity to obtain certification and/or training in order to achieve employment with a living wage or higher.…

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Scholarship

Provides 12 CSBG eligible customers with a scholarship for a post-secondary education at an accredited Illinois institution.…