2424 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 249-4330

Service Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


CSBG; Community Services Block Grant


Offers one-time financial assistance for rent or mortgage to income-eligible individuals and families. Clients receive up to two months of rental assistance, once per year.


- Must be a Lake County resident
- Must meet income requirement: 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines



Program Fees:

No fee

Intake Process:

Call for an intake interview

Documents required (varies, on a case-by-case basis):
- Photo ID for all adults in the household
- Social Security Cards for all household members, including children
- Proof of income for all household members for the last 30-days prior to application date
- Proof of lease agreement
- Eviction or late notice, if applicable

Handicap Accessible?




Volunteer Opportunities:

- Youth & Family Services Volunteer: Food Pantry - Annual Holiday Basket Give-Away during the month of December. Volunteers are needed to sort groceries and pack holiday baskets for Lake County families in need. Youth volunteers welcome.

- Annual Anti-Poverty Walk: The 1st Saturday in May, volunteers load and unload tables and chairs, set-up & breakdown tents and check-in walkers at registration. Other volunteers are needed along the 5K route to man water stops and finish-line concession stands.

Contact Person for Volunteer Opportunities: Lisa Hayes at

Legal Status:


Date of Official Change:

June 3, 2024

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