Hampton Township

209 19th Street, , East Moline, Illinois 61244
(309) 755-2944 Assistance, Clinic & Cemetery | Assessor's Office (309) 755-8141 | 309-755-9048

Township Services

Supervisor' s Office

(located on the upper floor of the township building)

 

General Assistance

  • Food, shelter and emergency relief for the needy until they are able to support themselves.

Monthly Assistance:

Provided in the form of basic needs allowance for rent, food, utilities, clothing, personal and household supplies.  All grants are paid directly to the vendor.  Any resident needing help must meet state mandated guidelines and participate in the Township Community Work Program and Job Search Program.

Emergency Assistance

Financial aid for families with children to alleviate a life threatening circumstance or to assist in attaining self-sufficiency.  Residents must have a late, eviction or disconnect (utility) notice in their name to be eligible for this program. 

Residents are eligible once in a 15 month period.

 

To apply for assistance, you must be a resident of Hampton township.

Please pick up an application at our office located at 209 19th Street East Moline.


The General Assistance office hours are:

Monday - Thursday      9 am to 3 pm

Friday                 9 am to Noon

For more information call 309-755-2944.


Community Clothing Center  (Recycle / Thrift Items)

Hampton Township has a space set aside for items that are clean, usable and in good condition for residents to donate or take from.  Items such as clothing, Kitchen Items, Shoes, etc.  Many different items are available.  If donating clothes, kindly wash and fold them.   


This area is located in Lower Level.              Monday - Friday 9am to Noon and 1pm to 3pm.

 

****** Attention:  The community clothing Center will be closed for re-organization 

       Monday December 17th, 2018 through January 2nd, 2019     *******************


United Way Illinois / Iowa 2-1-1 resources and Assistance:

Dial 2-1-1 from a telephone for the best resources in the Quad Cities for help.  All calls are confidential. Trained representatives will assist you.  They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   You must live in Rock Island or Scott Counties.


Types of help available include but are not limited to:

Childcare, rent assistance, utiltiy assistance, unemployment, health and human services needs.


2-1-1 resources can also be accessed by emailing:  211@unitedwayqc.org or calling United Way of the Quad Cities  563-355-9900.


Transportation Services:

Disabled & Senior Bus Tickets

Disabled Bus tickets are no longer available through your township, however, you can now go through MetroLink’s Illinios Benefit Access program.  For more information please contact Metro-link at 309-788-3360.  You can also apply on line at:         http://www.illinois.gov/aging/BenefitsAccess      

(If you need assistance, please stop by the Township Assessor's office located in building during regular business hours; Please note, if you are filing before April 15th you will need your 1 year ago tax information, if you are filing after April 15th you will need your current tax information:   Example:  Today is  January 26, 2017 and you are filing before April 15th, then you will need your tax information from the year 2015)


Unemployment Bus Tickets (Yearly)

A resident of Hampton Township can receive up to 20 free bus ride tickets in a 12 month period.  An ID and current piece of mail dated with in the last 30 days as proof of address is required.

Metro Link                  or     Centre Station
2929 5th Avenue                1200 River Drive
Rock Island, IL 61201         Moline IL 61265
Telephone: 788-3360          Telephone: 764-4257


Licence Plate Discounts

Please visit the State of Illinois website for Benefit Access: www.illinois.gov/aging/BenefitsAccess 

(If you need assistance, please stop by the Township Assessor's office located in building during regular business hours; Please note, if you are filing before April 15th you will need your 1 year ago tax information, if you are filing after April 15th you will need your current tax information:   Example:  Today is  January 26, 2017 and you are filing before April 15th, then you will need your tax information from the year 2015)


Voter Registration (This service is available in both offices, General Assistance or the Assessor's Office)

To quality to register to vote, a person must:

Be a US Citizen.
Be 18 years old on or before Election Day.
Be a resident of Illinois for at least 30 days prior to the election.
Two forms of identification are required. One must include the applicants name and permanent residence address (no P.O. Boxes). The other just needs to include the applicants name.

Forms of identification must be shown for each person registering to vote, no exceptions.

For more information on registering to vote, visit the Rock Island County Clerk' s Website (www.ricountyclerk.org).


Notary Services (This service is available in both offices, General Assistance or the Assessor's Office)

Hampton Township provides Notary Services free of charge.  

You must bring in at least one form of acceptable identification.  

This can be such items as:  State Issued Driver's License, State Issued Identification Card, U.S. Military Identification card, Resident Alien Identification Card (Green Card) or a U.S. Passport

Unaccepted forms of identification examples (not a complete listing): Birth Certificates, Social Security Cards, School Identification Cards, Credit or Debit Cards.


Box Tops for Education

The township is a drop off site for Box Tops for Education labels.   Labels for education and can tabs are also collected.   They are split between the 5 schools in our township.  There is a listing of the products included in this program at the township office.


Winter Blankets

Each year blankets are donated to all townships in Rock Island County.  These blankets are distributed as needed to help keep residents warm.


Cell Phones for Winnie’s Place

Old cell phones are sent to a recycling center.  The proceeds benefit domestic abuse woman’s shelters.  These shelters are set up for women and children who are homeless due to domestic violence.  This is set up by Winnie’s Place and through Churches United of the Quad Cities.


United States Flag Disposal

If you have a worn out flag, you may bring it to the township office.  From there it will be taken to the American Legion for proper disposal.


Eye Glassess and Hearing Aid Recycling

Old glasses and hearing aids can be brought to the township office.  From there, these will be taken to the Lion’s Club for the Recycle of Sight program.


Community Bulletin Board

Residential bulletin board is available at the township office.   Need to post something such as items to sell, buy, community awareness, etc.  just stop by during business hours.   Postings will need to be community appropriate and ramain for 1 month.  Hampton Township is not responsible for any postings.


Community Work Program / Assistance for Non-Profit Organizations

Any Rock Island Non-Profit Organizations are encouraged to contact the township with any minor jobs they need assistance with that can be preformed at the township office.  (Stuffing envelopes, etc)  We will assist you with your projects by assigning General Assistance Clients to your project as part of their Community Work Program.  This is at no charge to you.  Work program participants vary, so please call with enough lead time so we can find the right fit for your project.


Toiletries

 The township is now accepting travel or full size toiletries to hand out to anyone needing something to get them by. Residents can donate toiletries to help residents in need.