811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560
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Kendall - Grundy Community Action


CA_capCommunity Action provides services that encourage self-sufficiency, while recognizing the need for personalized, direct services for residents faced with poverty or crisis.

Services available to residents include:

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP)

Information and Referral Homeless Prevention Scholarships





Information and Referral

Provides access to needed resources through a comprehensive information network. Provides information and referrals to programs, which relieve many of the problems faced by the economically disadvantaged.

Homeless Prevention

The Homeless Prevention Program provides rental/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, approved case management, and approved supportive services directly related to the prevention of homelessness to eligible individuals and families located in Kendall County who are in danger of eviction, foreclosure, or homelessness or are currently homeless.

Eligible individuals in Grundy County can contact We Care of Grundy County at (815) 942-6389.


Scholarships are available to assist low-income individuals continue their education. Scholarships may be used for tuition and fees, textbooks, supplies, or room and board. Scholarship awards are made directly to the college or university's financial aid office for use by the student as needed.

Successful scholarship recipients must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Resident of Kendall or Grundy County
  • Member of an income-eligible household
  • Possess a high school diploma, GED or must graduate by July 1 from an accredited high school/ GED Administering institution
  • Must be accepted into an Illinois college or university, or occupational training program on at least a half-time basis
  • Demonstrate a commitment to civic and public affairs
  • Demonstrate goals and purpose
  • Mandatory brief 10-minute interview with the Scholarship Committee

Check here for more scholarship information.

We work with Cars of Hope, based in Naperville, to donate vehicles to those in need of reliable transportation.  Cars of Hope is always looking for donated vehicles.  All vehicles are accepted--running or not.  Vehicles that are not appropriate for donation are sold; proceeds from those sales pay to repair other vehicles. If you have a vehicle to donate, please consider Cars of Hope.  For more information about Cars of Hope or to submit a vehicle donation, please call them at 630 454 9007 or visit their website-- https://carsofhope.org/ .

For more information regarding programs offered by Community Action, please call 630-553-8051


Serving the Residents of Kendall County Since 1966
811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560   •   630-553-9100