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Disaster Shelter, Past-due Rent Assistance,

Security Deposit/1st Month's Rent Assistance,

Scholarship & Training, Information & Referral

New Beds for the

 Community Service Director: Sue Rose (815) 338-7752 X137


These programs provide a variety of services to low income households. Although they are state and federally funded, all programs have been locally designed to meet the needs of the people in our community.

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides funding for programs for those who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. These grants may provide assistance toward security deposit, first month's rent or past-due rent. The CSBG also funds a program that may provide short term emergency shelter to McHenryCountyresidents who are homeless.

Please note that there are eligibility and documentation requirements for all programs, and you can find this information by following the links on the right side of this page.