Stephenson County seeks flood relief volunteers

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STEPHENSON COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- Stephenson County is looking for volunteers to help out with flood relief.

The need comes after flooding led to a disaster declaration​. on Monday. While water is receding, several streets remain closed and nearly 200 people in the county evacuated their homes last week.

Stephenson County is looking for volunteers to support these flood relief roles:

-Working phones at the Call Center or EOC
-Monitoring radio communications
-Assisting with feeding operations
-Cleaning out for those who cannot do their own
-Donation center support

To learn more about specific opportunities and register, click here​.

If you are in need of flood assistance in Stephenson County, you are encouraged to reach CONTACT of Northern Illinois at 815-233-4757. The organization will refer all requests for flood assistance to the appropriate agencies.