Emergency Assistance

Waukegan Township Emergency Assistance Program

This program is designed to alleviate life-threatening circumstances and to assist a person in attaining/ maintaining self-sufficiency.

Some of the areas we provide assistance in are:
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Funeral & Burial
Housing/Rental
Utility
Transportation
Employment Expense

Eligibility:

Must reside in the Waukegan Township Territory for at least 6 months.
Must exhibit and document financial hardship.
Must be able to show ongoing ability to pay after assistance is granted.
For certain assistance, must not be receiving any subsidized housing benefits.

  1. General Assistance

    Phone: 847-244-4900

  2. Township Office

    Physical Address
    149 S GENESEE ST
    WAUKEGAN, IL 60085