Provides food on an emergency basis to families residing in Bureau County.
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
The Community Services Block Grant provides funding to Community Action Agencies, like Tri-County Opportunities Council to reduce poverty, revitalize income-eligible communities and to empower income-eligible families to become self-sufficient.
Program guidelines limit CSBG eligibility to families having incomes at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Provides assistance to customers seeking dental assistance to meet their dental needs.
Provides direct emergency assistance to customers affected by a disaster beyond their control in order to meet basic needs.
Provides direct utility assistance towards a water/sewer bill to eligible customers who have had an economic hardship to meet basic needs.
Provides customers with assistance to obtain necessary employment supplies to either begin employment and/or increase career advancement.
Provides long-term case management services to help customers stabilize and achieve a higher level of self-sufficiency.
Provides assistance to customers seeking health assistance to meet their medical needs.
Provides assistance to homeowners who are in need of home repairs to maintain a safe home.
Provides assistance to customers seeking necessary identification documents in order to improve a level of self-sufficiency.
Provides financial assistance to eligible families to offset the costs of hygiene assistance to children under the age of 5.
Provides financial assistance to eligible families to assist with the costs of personal care items to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Provides customers the opportunity to obtain certification and/or training in order to achieve employment with a living wage or higher.
Provides 12 CSBG eligible customers with a scholarship for a post-secondary education at an accredited Illinois institution.
Provides assistance to purchase school supplies for children to attend school; kindergarten through 12th grade.
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.
Provides financial assistance to maintain employment, attend college, or to meet basic transportation needs.
Provides opportunities for youth to participate in community, school, and family wellness activities.
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 eligible individuals with financial assistance to maintain a healthy and mental state for those affected by the COVID-19.
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 eligible individuals with financial assistance for transportation needs for those affected by COVID-19.
2021 Income Eligibility Guidelines
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