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Vernon Township

Daniel C. Didech, Supervisor

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EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

Emergency Assistance provides help for residents in life-threatening situations or to maintain self sufficiency.  They must meet certain guidelines and are limited to one payment every 18 months.


Click here for the Emergency Assistance Application


GENERAL ASSISTANCE

General Assistance (GA) is a public assistance program mandated by state law for qualified individuals with financial needs. If qualified and approved, an individual could receive a monthly grant to help with basic needs. An applicant must be a Vernon Township resident, over 18, a United States citizen or qualified immigrant.  An applicant must meet all financial and non-financial eligibility requirements.


Interested individuals can apply by appointment at Vernon Township by calling Nancy at 847-634-4600. You may download the necessary papers and fill out before your appointment. Please click here to download the application.


FOOD PANTRY


SALVATION ARMY REPRESENTATIVE

As a Salvation Army Representative, Vernon Township dispenses financial help to residents who meet The Salvation Army guidelines.


ADDITIONAL HUMAN SERVICES

We provide residents with referrals for Job Counseling. Also information and referrals to appropriate agencies for further assistance.

 

L.I.H.E.A.P.

You may apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program at Vernon Township. Please call Nancy at 847/634-4600 to make an appointment.


ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Vernon Township has several programs throughout the year to help less fortunate families:


Sponsor - A - Family for:

Thanksgiving Dinners (November)

Holiday Gifts (December)

School Supplies (July)


If your family is in need of these programs or you wish to be a sponsor, please call Nancy (847) 634-4600.