General Assistance 

eneral Assistance (GA) is a state mandated assistance program for eligible adults with limited income and assets.  

An applicant must be a resident of New Trier Township and meet all financial and non-financial eligibility requirements as mandated by the state, Qualifications for assistance are regulated by Illinois statute.  

You may be eligible for General Assistance if you are unemployed and actively seeking employment, or you are currently awaiting a decision on a social security disability claim.  All General Assistance applications are strictly confidential.

Interested individuals should contact Jeanne Winsted Rosser, General Assistance Director:  (847) 446-8201 and/or .


 DHS Fillable Form