Community Development through Regional Cooperation

Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials Mission

To grow stronger and more positive communities through relationships. As a connected community of individuals, families, businesses and government; we focus on supporting the basic needs of our community, fostering resiliency, and developing economic opportunity for all.

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About Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials

Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials (TRRC) is a non-profit intergovernmental agency developed to offer community and planning services to west central Illinois counties of Adams, Pike, Brown, & Schuyler. TRRC provides numerous services to low income members of these communities while offering community development and planning assistance to units of local government. As a provider for the Illinois Workforce Investment, TRRC provides employment and training programs and services to all of the four service counties.

Latest News

ILHAF doubles assistance available for homeowners

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced the Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund (ILHAF) is now open to support qualified homeowners who need help with past-due mortgage payments and related expenses…

2nd application period open for Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund Program

The American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress in March of 2021 provided Illinois with funds to help homeowners at risk of default, foreclosure, and displacement as a result of…

TRRC Newsletter 11/01/2022

Dear TRRCOPO,Fall is upon and the weather is getting cooler and beautiful fall colors are all around. At our agency, we know that this brings about busier schedules with our energy…

TRRC by the Numbers

Homes Weatherized in Current Program Year
Clients Currently Engaged in Workforce Development
Businesses Assisted with Back to Business Grant Applications
Clients Assisted by Community Service Last Year

Utility Assistance

Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials provides staff to develop and administer programs and policies which further the efforts of local governments and aid the economically disadvantaged throughout the region. Community Action includes programs like: The Home Buyer Program, Food Pantry and Reachout Centers, Energy Assistance, and Workforce Investment.

Economic Development

The Community Development Department provides assistance to county, city, village and special districts for planning including land use, housing, recreation, economic development, environment, solid waste management and other areas. Two Rivers Community Development offers programs including: Workforce Development, Grant Management, and Planning

Grant Administration

Two Rivers assists local governments to find, gain access to and benefit from various programs on State and Federal levels as well as non-governmental sources. This includes project planning, grant application preparation and administration. These include federal sources including EDA grants, rural development grants with the USDA, and the US Department of Labor; State of Illinois sources including Illinois Community Development Assistance Program, and Illinois Department of Transportation; local sources including Community Foundation and Tracy Family Foundation.