Ross Township Programs
Emergency financial assistance is available for necessities based on family size and income. Assistance includes rental/mortgage payments, utilities, medical bills, burial expenses and food. Workfare programs are required for
able-bodied assistance recipients. Must provide current ID and utility bill to read the township guidelines.
Special Non-Tax Supported Programs
Qualified Township residents are referred to the Ross Township Food Pantry located at the St. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral staffed by volunteers and funded entirely through generous donations.
Ross Township coordinates food programs for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter for eligible Ross Township residents. Donations from local business, churches, schools, service clubs, organizations, labor unions and generous local private citizens help us with providing holiday dinners for residents of Ross Township.
Ross Township is the only Township office in Lake County to directly process applications for Federal Energy Assistance program for qualifying individuals.
Ross Township subsidizes bus transportation through South Lake County Community Services for the disabled and senior citizens of Ross Township. This subsidy allows riders to pay a discounted fee. Call 219-663-3869 to schedule a ride.
Ross Township acts as a support agency by referring people to the proper local social service agencies as needed. Reference brochures are available.