Will County Center for Community Concerns
Providing Hope Through Self-Sufficiency
The mission of the Will County Center for Community Concerns is to assist and enable low and moderate income individuals to obtain the opportunities needed to prepare themselves for self-sufficiency. We are a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to addressing the needs in the community by providing the following programs and services:
Will County Center for Community Concerns is one of 36 Community Action Agencies which together serve the entire state of Illinois, and a member of the national organization, Community Action Partnership. The promise of community action is “Helping People / Changing Lives”, and carries out its mission through a variety of means including:
Will County Center for Community Concerns, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. It was established in 1987 to serve as the Community Action Agency for Will County at a site located in Joliet. Our agency has had several homes in Will County since our inception in 1987 before settling at our current location on the west side of Joliet.
We design and conduct both short and long term programs for the benefit of Will County’s low-income citizens. In addition to our ongoing programs (Community Services Block Grant, LIHEAP and Weatherization, we have also offered the following special projects to best serve our customers:
Our Commitment…To Serve
Our agency has made every effort to make it as simple as possible to access our services and programs. Customers can come down to the agency and be seen for multiple services in one visit. Although each program has slightly different eligibility requirements, our customer service representatives are trained to assess each customer’s needs and eligibility. We encourage our customers to take full advantage of every program for which they are eligible as they make their way towards self-sufficiency.
In addition to offering direct services to our income-eligible customers, our HUD-certified Housing Counselors can provide housing counseling to anyone in need of such services.