City of Decatur and Dove partnership to assist residents with COVID Relief

The City of Decatur in partnership with Dove Financial Assistance will assist City of Decatur residents with rental/mortgage and utility assistance from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday through the month of December at the Decatur Civic Center, first floor classroom by appointment only.

Residents who have experienced income loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic may schedule an appointment by calling 217-619-9108 to pick up and/or drop off your completed application with Dove Financial Assistance.  Residents may apply for one time assistance in the form of a grant.  Payments will be made directly to the vendor (landlord, mortgage company, utility—gas and electric).

Residents must present documentation of need, be income eligible, proof that they have been effected financially by the coronavirus pandemic and live in the City of Decatur.

Applications Are Available Online

For information about the program contact Pastor Shane Hartman, Dove Financial Assistance Director at 217-619-9108.

For more information contact Richelle D. Irons, Neighborhood Services Manager,