Emergency & General Assistance

General and Emergency 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, 2020, $140,419 was distributed in aid with $92,578  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.

Northfield Township residents can apply for LIHEAP remotely by appointment. Please call  847 724-8300 for further details and requirements.

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.