Assistance Programs



LOW INCOME HOME WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:  The Village of Winnebago has an agreement with the City of Rockford to coordinate assistance those who qualify to help pay their water or wastewater bill.  The maximum benefit is $1,500 for water and wastewater combined.  Those in disconnect, in imminent risk of disconnection, or with a bill over $250.00 can apply.  Homeowners with a bill in their name, or tenants who either have a bill in their name and are responsible for paying the bill.  For more information on other assistance opportunities available contact:

City of Rockford Human Services Department, Community Action Agency

612 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

Phone# 844-710-6919

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)-Utility Assistance

Mediacom Assistance

Pecatonica Food Pantry

Rent Assistance

Salvation Army 

General Health and Wellness Information