- Age Options
- CEDA Energy Hotline
- Circuit Breakers
- Cook County Treasurer
- FLU HOTLINE
- Kenneth Young Center
- Illinois Department of Aging
- Illinois Department of Human Services
- Illinois Housing Development Authority
- Secretary of State
- Senior Health Insurance Program
(SHIP) (800) 548-9034
- Social Security Administration
- State of Illinois Veterans Care
Free Prostate Cancer Screenings on September 18th
In conjunction with AMITA Health Cancer Institute at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, the Township of Schaumburg is hosting free prostate screenings, via blood draw, on September 18th from 10 – 4 pm. To qualify, residents must be 50 – 75 years old. If younger than 50, participants must be high-risk for prostate cancer. The following qualify as high risk:
- Ages 45-50:
- Have a first-degree relative (father, brother or son) diagnosed with prostate cancer at an early age (younger than 65).
- Ages 45 and younger:
- Have more than one first-degree relative who had prostate cancer at an early age (younger than 65).
Appointments will be about 20 minutes long and will be held at the Township building. To register, please call (844) 952-HOPE (4673). Participants will be screened for eligibility, but will not be screened for insurance or income. Please call Senior Services for additional details.
The mission of Senior Services is to provide quality services and programs to the older adults of Schaumburg Township while maintaining independence and dignity. Senior Services serves residents who are 60 years of age and older.
Senior Services assists residents with a variety of services and acts as a referral and information resource center for many programs. Transportation services are also available. For more information on transportation services, please click here.
Senior Citizens Services Committee (SCSC)
The SCSC is a nine-member volunteer group that serves as an advisory council to Senior Services and the Township Board of Trustees. There are currently no vacancies on the Committee. For more information, please click here.
Information, Referrals, and Benefit Counseling
Senior Services assists residents of Schaumburg Township with a variety of services and programs. Please click here for more information. Staff are trained by the Illinois Department on Aging Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) to provide free, unbiased counseling on Medicare and insurance benefits. Staff can also meet with residents to screen for available benefits and assist with completing benefit applications. Staff members also maintain extensive resources and can provide information and referrals on variety of issues.
The Township works with Veterans Affairs to provide a Veterans Service Officer twice per week. Residents are invited to meet with the VSO on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 AM – 4 PM. Please note that walk-ins will only be accommodated in the morning. Please click here for more information on the Veterans Services. If you are a veteran and served during a period of conflict, we invite you to complete and application to be recognized for your service. Click here for more information.
Employment Services are also available to Township residents on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 AM – 1 PM. Residents are welcome to call 847-285-4553 or email email@example.com for more information. Job seekers can receive help with resume writing, interview skills, networking, and more! Click here for more information.
Recreation Programming, Cultural Trips, and More!
Senior Services hosts a variety of activities for Schaumburg Township residents. There are drop-in classes and activities. We also host day trips, overnight trips, and educational workshops. Check our newsletter for the most up-to-date information.
We welcome suggestions and ideas for our programming. If you have an idea, please submit here or call (847)884-0030.
The Township hosts several support groups on a monthly basis. For more details and up-to-date information on the groups, please click here.
- Bridges to Memory (for people with dementia and their caregivers)
- Caregiver Support Group
- Deaf Social/Support Group
- Diabetes Support Group
- Fibromyalgia Support Group
We are always looking for volunteers to support Senior Services. If you have a unique talent or skill and would like to lead a class or workshop, please contact us. We utilize volunteers in the following ways
- Clerical Support
- Class Instructor or Program Leader
- Thursday Lunch Volunteer (help with preparation and food service to about 100 people)
- Senior Citizens Services Committee
If you would like more information on our volunteer opportunities, please contact Kim Kettel at (847)884-0030.
Senior Services publishes a bimonthly newsletter called the Senior Newsletter. The newsletter is intended for older adults aged sixty and older. The newsletter contains information about programs, resources, and upcoming events. To be added to the Senior Newsletter mailing list, you must complete a registration page found here. Complete the registration form and mail or drop off at our office.
- Upcoming Events
Friday Afternoon at the Movies