Effective 7/22/2022, Madison County Community Development will be pausing the acceptance of ERAP Rental and ERAP Utility applications.

Applications currently being processed may not be completed and paid out until further funds have been recieved by the US Treasury.

Please note that additional funds have been requested by the US Treasury and it is anticipated that they will be issued. We will let you know if and when Madison County Community Development can resume taking ERAP applications.

June Lunch & Learn

Feel free to join us for this month’s Lunch & Learn event. Here are the details:

What: 3 speakers will discuss what resources and strategies are available to help with homelessness in our community
Where: Main Street Community Center 1003 North Main Street, Edwardsville IL 62025
When: Friday June 24, 2022

Please go here to signup for the event

Edwardsville Township Facebook Posts

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Free Masks To Township Residents

Edwardsville Township is distributing free KN95 masks to Township residents while supplies last to help slow the spread of COVID 19 & the Omicron variant. These masks were kindly donated to us and we are happy to now be able to redistribute them to the community.
The Township partnered with the Edwardsville & Glen Carbon Libraries for distribution, so you can pick them up at the following locations while supplies last:
Edwardsville Township Office – 300 W. Park St. Edwardsville;  Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Edwardsville Public Library – 112 S. Kansas St. Edwardsville; Hours: Mon-Thu: 9 am – 8 pm, Fri: 9 am – 6 pm, Sat: 9 am – 5 pm, Sun: 1 pm – 5 pm
Glen Carbon Library – 198 S. Main St, Glen Carbon; Hours: Mon – Thur: 9am – 8pm, Fri – Sat: 9am – 5pm, Sun: 1pm – 5pm
Masks were also donated to Main Street Community Center and Glen-Ed Pantry.
Updated 01/13/2022

Tornado Recovery Efforts

Edwardsville Township would like to ask you to sincerely consider donating to the those affected by the recent toronado in our community. The main way we would suggest donating is to the Edwardsville Community Foundation.

They can be found at:


We thank you once again for considering donating, and we would like to offer condolences to all those who have been impacted by this event.

Rental Assistance

Currently, we are assisting Edwardsville Township tenants and landlords with applying for Rental Assistance. For those living outside Edwardsville Township, sites throughout Madison County serving your area are listed below.


Mortgage Assistance

For those who have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic and need assistance with mortgage payments, please call Madison County Community Development (listed below) for more information. The program has not yet opened, but you can be placed on a waiting list.


Income Guidelines for the Rental Assistance and Mortgage Assistance programs are below.


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Income limits are current as of July 1, 2020.

*Proof of COVID-19 hardship may be required.

You may check your COVID-19 vaccine eligibility status at the following link:



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Edwardsville Township is one of the oldest townships in the State of Illinois, having been established in 1808, and is located within Madison County in southwestern Illinois. The Township is comprised of the City of Edwardsville, Village of Glen Carbon and unincorporated areas just outside these two municipalities. Currently there are three offices within the township that serves residents: Township Supervisor, Township Assessor and Township Highway Commissioner.

GIS Map of Edwardsville Township with the township shaded in a transparent blue color to mark boundaries. A zoomed in image.