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The following links are designed to put McHenry Township Seniors in touch with helpful and informative services on the World Wide Web.
To visit their websites, just click on the underlined names below.
Click on the link below to view or print the directory.
McHenry County Task Force On Aging Resource Directory
McHenry County Crisis Line
For Benefits CheckUp click here
State of Illinois listing of senior health care services and programs
- Get Covered Illinois click here
- Senior Help-Line 800-252-8966 (TTY: 888-206-1327) and to visit this website click here
- Benefit Access Program (formerly Circuit Breaker) more information
Social Security is a program administered by the Federal Government and provides the following benefits for 1) Retirement Benefits, 2) Disability Benefits, 3) Widow and Survivor Benefits, 4) Additional Benefits known as Supplemental Security Benefits for those whose income is low and 5) Medicare.
800-772-1213 (TTY number: 800-325-0778)
- Medicare click here
- Extra Help Program click here
Northeastern Illinois Area Agency On Aging for funding, planning, coordinating and evaluating service programs for seniors.
Help Line 1-800-252-8966
- For Service Locator click here
- Click here for Elder Abuse information
Senior Services Associates, Inc.. is a non-profit agency dedicated to sustaining and improving the quality of life for mature adults by providing access to the social services they need.
Senior Care Volunteer Network of McHenry County (formally Faith In Action) provides volunteer services to seniors such as transportation, household help and yard work. FIA also has a Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet provides equipment such as wheelchairs at no cost.
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. Senior Citizens Legal Services Project provides free of charge for seniors to assist with civil and non criminal cases such as evictions, social security payments, etc.
Family Alliance is a geriatric social service agency that provides adult day care, dementia services and support programs for seniors 55 and older.
McHenry County Department of Health, Senior Home Care Program provides physician ordered health care and in-home treatment services.
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) for health Insurance& Medicare counseling at no charge.
Assistance Programs Resource List for more community services and programs on the McHenry Township General Assistance page.
Community Health resouces.
AARP is a membership non-profit organization of persons 50 and older dedicated to addressing needs and interests that are important their membership.
- For Tax-Aide information click here.
- For IRS Tax Counseling for the Elderly click here.
- Click here for information about a Consumer Action Handbook
- Additional Consumer Action Resources
- Filing A Consumer Fraud Complaint State of Illinois
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