Local Resources
Illinois Resources
Federal Resources
Food Services
Home Repair / Renovation Services
Housing
Park District Programs
Senior Clubs
Transportation
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Local Resources

Aging Care Connections (serving suburban Cook County)
Information for senior services, legal sources, Medicare/Medicaid transportation, and meals.

ASK Ministry: Christ Church of Oak Brook
Advocacy, Support & Knowledge: confidential help for seniors, caregivers, and those with special needs.

Darien Senior Services
Find information on Dial-a-Ride, Meals on Wheels, the Home Maintenance Program, and more.

DuPage County Senior Citizens Resource Directory
A “must see” for any senior in DuPage County! A comprehensive, downloadable directory that includes information about available services and assistance, hotlines and helplines, volunteer and recreation opportunities, and more. Call the DuPage County Senior Citizen Services at 630/407-6500 for more information.

DuPage Senior Citizens Council
The county agency providing a Home Maintenance Program and a Home Delivered Meals Program for local, eligible senior residents. Get publications and connect to great links. For more information call 630/620-0804.

Hinsdale Community Service
Emergency services, food pantry, homeless/transient program, and counseling.

Metropolitan Family Services
Supports seniors through individual, family, and group counseling; case management; and psychiatric services. They also provide in-home respite and overnight guest house accommodations.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program / Downers Grove Township
Helps eligible households pay for winter energy services, gas, heating, and/or electric bill(s). You can apply each year. Call DuPage County Human Services at 630/407-6500 or Downers Grove Township at 630/968-0451 for more information.

Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging
Contact the nearest Department of Aging field office that covers DuPage County at 630/293-7488.

Tax Relief for DuPage County Seniors / SeniorServe
If eligible, get property tax assistance through the Senior Homestead Exemption and Freeze.

Illinois Resources

Amplified Phones
If an Illinois resident has standard phone service in residence and is unable to use the standard phone system, the Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation may be able to provide a free amplified phone through the state. Please visit the ITAC website or call them at 800/841-6167 (V/TTY) for details about the program.

Consumer Protection Hotline, Illinois Attorney General
(800) 243-5377

Elder Abuse Hotline
(866) 800-1409 or
(800) 544-5305 (TDD)

Illinois Circuit Breaker
Find out how you can apply for a Circuit Breaker Tax grant.

Illinois Department on Aging Senior Hotline
(800) 252-8966 (Voice & TDD)

Illinois Department of Human Services
(800) 843-6154 (Information)
(800) 252-8903 (Fraud Hotline)

Illinois Secretary of State, Services for Seniors
(800) 252-2904

Illinois Senior Olympics
Take part in the games, volunteer, or attend their socials.

Prairie State Legal Services
Offers free legal services for low income persons and those over age 60 for civil legal problems.

Federal Resources

Medicare Automated HelpLine
(800) 633-4227

Social Security Administration
(630) 852-3723
7440 Providence Drive, Woodridge

Taxpayer Assistance, Internal Revenue Service
(630) 493-5291
2001 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove

USA.gov - Senior Citizens' Resources
Official information and services from the U.S. government.

Food Services

Home Delivered Meals, Aging Care Connections
(708) 354-1323 (for Cook County)

Du Page County Senior Services, Home Delivered Meals
(630) 407-6500 or (800) 942-9412

Pea Pod
Online grocery shopping and delivery.
(800) 573-2763

Home Repair / Renovation Services

Du Page County Human Services
(630) 407-7500 or (800) 942-9412
421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton
Assistance program for major repairs; information on deferred or low-interest loans.

Du Page Senior Citizens Council
(630) 620-0804
Home Maintenance Program
2200 S. Main Street, Lombard
Minor home repairs for 60+ seniors at reduced fees.

Park District Programs / Senior Centers

Call for affordable classes and recreational activities:

  • Burr Ridge Park District - 630/920-1969
  • Clarendon Hills Park District - 630/323-2626
  • Darien Park District - 630/655-3336
  • Downers Grove Senior Center - 630/963-1314
  • Hinsdale Community House - 630/323-7500
  • Westmont Senior Center - 630/963-5150
  • Oakbrook Terrace Park District/Senior Club - 630/627-6100

Housing

Chateau Village
7050 S Madison St.
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 323-6380

Emeritus Senior Living
6801 High Grove Blvd.
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 920-290

King-Bruwaert House
6101 S. County Line Road
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Phone: (630) 230-9521

Sunrise Of Willowbrook
6300 Clarendon Hills Rd
Willowbrook, IL 60514
(630) 734-9954

Clubs

  • Darien Seniors Club
    Meets at the Darien Sportsplex - 630/910-0854
  • Active Senior Club
    Meets at the Darien Sportsplex - 630/985-5538
  • Younger Than Ever Seniors
    Our Lady of Peace Church - meets at the Darien Sportsplex - 630/964-0363
  • Young at Heart Seniors
    Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church - 630/852-3303
  • The Eagles (55+)
    Christ Church of Oak Brook - 630/654-1882
  • A+ Active Adults
    Community House of Hinsdale - 630/323-7500

Transportation

Downers Grove Township Dial-A-Ride
(630) 968-6408

Lyons Township Senior Transportation
(708) 354-9292

Subsidized Senior Taxi Program, Village of Burr Ridge
(630) 654-8181, Ext. 1