Chouteau Township

906 Thorngate Road, , Granite City, Illinois 62040
6189310360 | | 6189311110

Community Assistance

ATTENTION: If you are in need 

We have Wheel Chairs, Walkers, etc. to be used for a short time

Call (618) 931-0360 Chouteau Township Office to make arrangements


**FOOD SOURCES**

Department of Human Services of Madison County - Madison/Granite City

Family Community Resource Center

1925 Madison Avenue
Granite City, IL 62040

Phone: (618) 877-9200 
TTY: (866) 326-0967 
Fax: (618) 877-9203

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (except state holidays)

Receive applications for Cash, SNAP, and Medical Assistance by fax, mail or in person

 

 FOOD PANTRY

New Creation Fellowship Church

100 Greenway & E Chain of Rocks Rd (down street from Mitchell School)

Granite City, IL  62040

(618) 797-9908

Serving: Granite City, Mitchell, Pontoon Beach, Madison, Venice

Mondays 9 am to 12 pm


**LEGAL ASSISTANCE**

Land of Lincoln

310 Easton Street, Suite 330

Alton, IL  62002

(618) 462-0029; (800) 642-5570

Serving: Madison County

 

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*LIHEAP (Energy Assistance) PROGRAM*

Program Start date: September 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023

(IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO COME IN YOU MAY THROUGH MADISON COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LIHEAP WEBSITE https://co.madison.il.us/departments/community_development/energy_assistance_program_(liheap).php

TO PRINT OFF AN APPLICATION & RETURN DIRECTLY TO MADISON COUNTY OR GO TO THE LINK BELOW TO PRINT OFF... Follow instructions with the link (ALL PAPERS STILL GO DIRECTLY TO MADISON COUNTY)

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD LIHEAP-LIHWAP APPLICATION

IF YOU DECIDE TO DO AN APPLICATION THROUGH THIS OFFICE THEN....

MUST CALL INTO THIS OFFICE (NO WALK-INS will be taken) ...

INFORMATION WILL BE TAKEN AND THEN INFORMED OF WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE NEEDED TO START AN APPLICATION

The following are the Cities that we ONLY take applications for:

Granite City (62040 Zip code)

South Roxana

Roxana

Hartford

Wood River


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MADISON COUNTY RENTAL & UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ERAP)

WE GIVE OUT APPLICATIONS AND SUBMIT THEM!!

 THIS PROGRAM IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF FUNDS....CHECK BACK


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*Emergency Assistance* (Chouteau Township Residents ONLY) Guidelines:

1. Must have a permanent resident in the township (this excluded motels and campground areas)

2. Must be living a consecutive current 6 months in the township (must have legitimate proof)

3. Cannot be receiving Social Security, Social Security Supplemental Income, Social Security Disability (SSA, SSAD, SSID, SSI)

4. Cannot be a Veteran (need to contact Veteran Affairs (618) 296-4554)

5. Must be living at said address

6. Income must be within poverty levels set by Federal Government

7. Could not have received Emergency/General Assistance in the past 13 months from date of application appointment

IF YOU QUALIFY FROM THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS...

CALL OUR OFFICE (618) 931-0323 OR PICK UP AN APPLICATION DURING BUSINESS HOURS

 

*General Assistance* (Chouteau Township Residents ONLY):

MUST CALL OFFICE FOR INFORMATION


*Chouteau Township Senior Hall is a Heating & Cooling Station*

Hours: 8 am - 4 pm / Monday-Friday

If you are needing some relief from the weather stop in...