Community Action Programs

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.  Examples would be a working person who needs a car repair or an individual who cannot afford life saving prescriptions.

Neighborhood Network

Community Action provides funding to Neighborhood Network to support their work in low income neighborhoods in Boone and Winnebago Counties. For more information, go to:



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