Emergency & General Assistance

    Both general and emergency financial assistance are administered according to guidelines adopted by Northfield Township and the State of Illinois. For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, $182,589 was distributed in aid with $81,453 spent on administrative costs. If you are in need of assistance, please call our case manager, Hilda Morales, at 847-724-8300 to see if you qualify.

    List of Services

    Energy Assistance

    LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) is a federally funded program that provides support to needy low-income households for utility bill payments.  LIHEAP Direct Vendor Payment, is a one-time benefit payment to the utility companies. This winter heating season, LIHEAP-eligible applicants will be able to apply at Northfield Township for energy assistance.

    More information will be posted when the enrollment dates become available.

    Access to Care

    Access to Care is a medical assistance program in Cook County that provides health care services to low income, uninsured individuals who are not eligible for Medicare or Public Aid. Income levels cannot exceed $37,470 per year. For more information about Access to Care visit www.accesstocare.org or call Hilda Morales at 847-724-8300.

    Social Service Agencies

    Please click here for information on Township funded social services agencies serving our community.