Richmond Township Supervisor  Paul Hain

Among the many responsibilities at the township, the Township Supervisor oversees all township finances along with the townships  General Assistance Fund.

The Supervisor also has a vote on all matters.The supervisor may make or second motions, participate in discussions on all matters and should exercise his voting power on all issues.

The Supervisor also presents our request to apply for McHenry County Transportation Grant for Richmond Township's Senior Transportation Program.
The Grant helps out with some of the cost of the program. 
Canned Food

Supporting the Richmond Food Pantry

The Richmond Township Office is a designated drop off location for non-perishable food and cash donations for the Richmond Food Pantry. Please stop in during regular business hours at the Township, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please do not leave donations outside of the building.
Fresh Groceries

General Assistance

What types of Assistance does Richmond Township provide?

Richmond Township administers General Assistance and Emergency Assistance, as well as Salvation Army Assistance through the Supervisor's Office. Anyone can request and apply, but one of the guidelines limit assistance to the geographical area (residing within Richmond Township).

What is the difference?
All applicants are required to first complete a General Assistance app. (similar to the DHS form). Forms are available Monday through Friday 7:30am to 2:30pm, or by appointment. Generally it takes 20 to 40 minutes to complete the application along with the necessary verification and disclosure forms. An interview / appointment is scheduled with the supervisor after the completed application is turned-in.
From there, Emergency Assistance and Salvation Army applications can be completed. Often, one or more referrals are made to other agencies, such as the some of the ones listed.