General & Emergency Assistance

The Emergency/General Assistance department serves families in times of need. Limited assistance is available to those who qualify. Assistance may include: gas, electric, water, and limited medical. In addition, the department serves as an extension of the Salvation Army and is able to provide limited emergency funds.

Emergency Assistance
This is intended to help families through a crisis by providing financial assistance for necessary utilities. Qualified residents may only utilize this program once during an 18-month period.

General Assistance
This is limited to those who do not qualify for other types of state or federally funded assistance. The program provides financial aid to meet basic needs.

Food Pantry
This assists families experiencing a food crisis. Residents are able to obtain groceries from the panty twice a month. The location of the Food Pantry is 719 Parkwood Avenue, Romeoville.

Resource Referral
The Township maintains a list of current resources available to residents of the Township as well as others living in Will County.

Who is Eligible for Assistance?
Individuals & families living in DuPage Township who meet the eligibility requirements can receive assistance.

Application for General Assistance

Food Pantry

Contact Information:
Vicente Fernandez, General Assistance Administrator
(630) 759-1317, ext.203