Community Services Division

The Human Services Department serves as the Community Action Agency for Winnebago and Boone Counties, one of the nearly 1,000 Community Action Agencies throughout the country working to create opportunities for people facing the challenges related to the effects of poverty. As the Community Services Division, we work to improve the conditions in which people live, support self-sufficiency, and help to form strong and healthy individuals, families, neighborhoods and communities.

Community Action Programs

Various programs that help low-income individuals. These programs include assistance with life safety issues, various programs that assist clients ensure self-sufficiency, and programs that promote community engagement.

Energy Programs

Programs that assist with energy related expenses. This includes direct bill assistance and programs that promote energy efficiency

Housing Programs

Assistance for those who qualify and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.