Community Action Programs

Programs can change depending on community need, available funds and may be seasonal.

Emergency Assistance Programs

The Direct Client Assistance Program assists low-income persons with financial assistance for a variety of issues related to self-sufficiency or emergency needs.


The annual Scholarship Program awards funds to qualified students to be applied to a State of Illinois post-secondary accredited school or training program.

Job Training Assistance

If you are income qualified and have a high school diploma or GED, you may be eligible to receive tuition assistance for cold forming or computer numerical control (CNC) training – or for a training of your choice that meets our criteria.