Learn more: COVID-19 Relief Fund

Vermilion County, IL, Fountain and Warren County, IN residents who have lost wages or employment due to the global pandemic could receive a one-time payment of $700 for housing assistance and a monthly allowance for food.     All applicants are required to show proof of unemployment due to the COVID-19.

 Vermilion County Residents can call to apply at:

    • City of Danville – (217) 431-2280
    • Love INC – (217) 442-5683
    • United Way of Danville Area, Inc. – (217) 442-3512

Fountain and Warren County, IN Residents can call to apply at:

  • Community Action Program of Western Indiana – (765) 793-4881 or www.capwi.org

 For all individuals who have applied for unemployment, whether accepted or rejected:

      • $75 for each verifiable household member for Food Assistance
  • A One-Time Payment of $700 toward a verifiable rental/mortgage payment
        • Grant funding guidelines for housing assistance:
          • Lives in Vermilion County, IL, Fountain or Warren County, IN
          • No renters who have subsidized housing vouchers
          • Renters/Homeowners with earned income prior to Stay at Home order
          • Renters/Homeowners who do not qualify for unemployment insurance
          • Income up to 250% federal poverty level guidelines

Applications for assistance will all be done remotely.  Applicants will have to send, via email or text, a picture of their valid ID and unemployment acceptance/rejection letter. 

Remember we are all in this together.  No one is immune to this pandemic.  We can take what was meant to harm us and make our community a better, stronger and more hopeful community by working together. UNTIED WE WIN!  

Give.   Advocate.   Volunteer. 

  • Mary Surprenant – Interim President of United Way of Danville Area, Inc., 425 N Gilbert, Danville, IL  61832.  Phone 442-3512 - Email: happytohelp1129@gmail.com