22385 W. Illinois Route 60
Mundelein, IL 60060
AARP Driver Safety Class – This class is designed for drivers age 55 and over. Topics include: How to drive defensively, deal with agressive drivers, and how to adjust to vision and hearing loss.
Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program – Donors provide groceries or grocery store gift cards to make a Holiday meal, or purchase gifts for less fortunate township residents. The township will give the donor gift ideas and sizes to make shopping easier. Gift cards are always welcome. Please call if you would like to donate or if you would like to be a recipient.
Alcoholics Anonymous Referral – Serenity House, 1103 W Park Avenue * Libertyville, IL 60048 847-367-9709 Click here for more information.
American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Transportation Referral – Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars so that patients can receive the life-saving treatments they need. If you or your loved one needs a ride to treatment, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 to be matched with a volunteer, or search online for programs in your area. Click here for more information.
Behm Homestead Park – This park is located on Peterson Road ½ mile east of Route 60. Amenities include: baseball, football, soccer, and lacross fields as well as three pickleball courts. The park also has a walking trail with fitness stations and a playground.
Benefit Access (formerly Circuit Breaker) – Benefit Access is a program available through the Illinois Department of Aging for seniors and disabled. This program may help with a license plate discount. If you qualify for this program, you are eligible for a RTA / METRA Free Ride Pass. You have to apply online for this program. Our staff will assist with filling out the application by appointment only. For more information, please visit the program’s webpage.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Referral- Lake County Health Department For an eligibility screening, please call IBCCP Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 847-377-8430. The program is located at the Health Department/Community Health Center’s main facility at 3010 Grand Avenue in Waukegan. Free breast and cervical cancer screenings are offered to eligible Lake County women through the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP), located at the Health Department and Community Health Center. Through IBCCP, women can receive, at no charge to them, the following services: A complete medical exam, a clinical breast exam and pap test, referral for a free mammogram at a local hospital, ongoing yearly exams and medical follow-up are also provided. Uninsured or Under-Insured Lake County women who are 40 years of age or older, who are uninsured or underinsured, and whose family income does not exceed 250% of federal poverty guidelines, are eligible. Women 35 years of age or older are eligible for cervical screening services only.
Community Room – The Township’s Administration Center has a community room which can be used for scouting groups, clubs, homeowner’s association meetings, and community events at no charge.
Crisis Referral– 24-Hour Hotline for People in Crisis Through the Health Department’s Crisis Care Program, counselors are available 24 hours a day to speak with you by phone. The number is: 847-377-8088. You do not have to give your name when you call. They can help guide you through difficult times, manage stress, anxiety and depression, and cope with longer-term difficulties. A respite service is also offered where people stay for one to two weeks while recovering from their crisis. For more information, visit the program’s web page.
Dental Hygiene Referral – CLC Dental Hygiene Clinic 111 N. Genesee St. Waukegan, IL 60085 For appointments, call (847) 543-2172. Walk-in screenings will be accepted when student availability exists. Screening Appointments are FREE! All patients start with a screening appointment, where dental health needs are assessed and further dental services are scheduled. Receive these Dental Hygiene Services for just $15: Teeth cleaningsX-rays, fluoride application, pit and fissure sealants, examination for other dental needs. They also offer teeth whitening for $125. Click here for more information
Diaper Bank – Fremont Township is a member of the Diaper Bank Partnership of Lake County. This service can provide 30 diapers / month (adult and child) to residents in need.
Elder Abuse Reporting Referral- Catholic Charities is the reporting agency. They can be reached at 847 546-5733 More Information
Email Newsletter – Fremont Township sends an email newsletter with local information, programs and emergencies. To sign up Click here
Emergency Assistance – Emergency Assistance is an annual assistance program that helps residents alleviate a life-threatening circumstance or to assist in self-sufficiency. Some circumstances may include eviction or past due rent or mortgage, utility disconnection, or prescription assistance. Applicant must be a township resident and meet the guidelines set forth by the Township Supervisor.
Food Pantry – We operate a food pantry which assists township residents who are experiencing financial difficulty or on a fixed income with non-perishable food products. You must be a township resident to receive items. The food pantry is open during normal business hours but recipient should call to schedule a pickup time. We accept donations of non-perishable food items, paper products, cleaning supplies, toiletries, grocery store gift cards, and cash.
Foreclosure Education and Counseling Referral- The Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County provides in depth assessment of your situation and , where appropriate, intervenes with the lender to help you apply for a loan workout. Grants may be available to help you catch up with mortgage payments. Mediation is facilitated by a neutral court-appointed mediator, mediation brings lenders and homeowners together to negotiate a resolution acceptable for all parties. All legal proceedings will be on hold while you participate in mediation. 847 263-7478 www.ahclc.org
Foreclosure Mediation Referral – If you’ve been served with a foreclosure notice on your home, are unable to communicate with your lender and are concerned about fighting for your home in court, the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit’s mortgage foreclosure mediation program may help. Watch this video as Judge Mitchell L. Hoffman of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit as he explains this free program to help homeowners learn options available to them as well as get assistance to fill out necessary paperwork.
General Assistance – General Assistance is a monthly assistance program that assists with living expenses and may include medical assistance. Applicant must be a township resident and meet the guidelines set forth by The Township Officials of Illinois.
Giving Garden – We accept donations of fresh produce to distribute to our less fortunate residents. Donations can be dropped off at the township office during normal business hours.
Handicapped Parking Placard Applications – Applications to receive a permanent or temporary handicapped parking placard are available at the township office. You can bring your completed application to our office and we will fax it to the Secretary of State’s office. To find out more, go to http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/services/persons_with_disabilities/disabilities.html.
Homeless Referral to Pads-PADS Day Resource Center is the point of entry for persons experiencing homelessness. Upon falling into homelessness, individuals and families visit PADS to be assessed and receive the assistance they need. Click here for more information.
Homeownership Opportunities referral to Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County. The Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County is a HUD-certified nonprofit organization that provides education, counseling and financial assistance to help homebuyers in Lake County.
•Classes- Learn how to navigate the complex process of buying and maintaining your home
•Down Payment Assistance- Forgivable grants of up to 5% of the purchase price
•Homes Available- Affordable, newly rehabbed homes are available in move-in condition
•Financial Counseling- Personalized guidance and individual action plans to help you overcome barriers to homeownership 847 263-7478 www.ahclc.org
Housing and financial Assistance for Lake County Residents Referral– The Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County provides financial counseling, down payment assistance of forgivable grants of up to 5% of the purchase price (maximum assistance $10,300) to purchase a home anywhere in Lake County. They also have forgivable grants of up to $40,000 to make necessary repairs and improvements to systems and structures, from the roof to the foundation and everything in between. They have an accessibility grant of up to $17,000 in forgivable grants to make homes accessible for seniors and persons with disabilities. Additionally they have an amortized loan of up to $10,000 in loans (3%interest) to make any other kind of improvements. 847 263-7478.
Illinois Department of Human Services Programs – There is a new application to apply for Medicaid, SNAP (food stamps) and Cash Assistance. Find it online at www.abe.illinois.gov. We have paper applications available in English and Spanish at our office and will fax it for you.
Ivanhoe Community Club Park – This park is located on Route 83 ½ mile past the intersection where Routes 83 & 60 split in Mundelein. This park has a ballfield with lights for night games. Currently, it is being used by the Mundelein Baseball & Softball Association. The Ivanhoe Community Club donated this park.
Lake County Prescription Discount Card – This prescription card is for individuals without any prescription coverage or for medicine that your current plan will not cover. It is available to any Lake County resident and free of charge. For more information, please visit the http://easydrugcard.com/lake-county-rx-card/
Lending Closet – Fremont Township partners with the Regent Center in Mundelein. Please call 847 566-4790 for wheelchairs, walkers , hi rise toilet seats etc. They are located at 1200 Regent Drive in Mundelein.
LIHEAP – Low Income Heating Assistance Program is an annual assistance program that helps with the high cost of winter heating. You must meet the income guidelines.
Mortgage Assistance Referral–Illinois Hardest Hit Fund® Program: Provides mortgage assistance to homeowners who have experienced at least a 15% income reduction due to a qualifying hardship event and who meet the eligibility criteria. For homeowners proceeding to mediation, it is imperative that you adhere to the program timeframes. Click here for more information.
Mosquito Control & Abatement – The township has contracted with Clarke Mosquito Control to provide mosquito control and abatement.
Mothers Trust Referral – Supports social service providers by offering assistance that cannot be obtained elsewhere to children in need in Lake County, Illinois. 400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045 You must be referred by Fremont Township.
NICOR Sharing Program – This program provides energy assistance for NICOR customers only. You must meet the income guidelines and did not receive a LIHEAP grant in the same fiscal year. Please call Nancy Lech @ 847.223.2847 for additional information and to schedule an appointment or visit Nicor Gas Sharing Program.
Notary Public – We will notarize your documents free of charge.
Curb-t0-curb Pace bus service travels East in Lake County – any destinations located in Fremont, Libertyville, Shields Townships, Village of Mundelein, Village of Libertyville, Vernon Hills Shopping Center, Metra Station (Lake Forest), Lake County Health Dept., Walmart Fountain Square, Grayslake Medical Offices, Doctors on Winchester Road, College of Lake County, Greenleaf Medical Offices. Call Pace at 1-800-201-6446 to register and schedule your rides.
This curb-to-curb Pace bus service travels West & North in Lake County – any destinations located in Fremont, Wauconda, Grant, Avon, Lake Villa, Antioch Townships, Gurnee Mills, Greenleaf Medical Offices, Condell Hospital Campus, Lake County Center for Independent Living, Fresenius Medical Care. Call Pace at 1-800-201-6446 to register and schedule your rides.
Parks & Recreations Mundelein Baseball & Softball Association – All township residents may register for the Mundelein Baseball & Softball Association program without paying out-of-district fees. This is due to a Community Partnership between the Little League and the township. For more information, call Kevin McKay at 847.949.0510.
Pregnancy Resource Center Referral – 300 N Seymour Ave, #C (847) 949-4443 Provides pregnancy tests, formula, diapers, clothing and baby items.
Prescription Drug Card – Download the prescription drug card for savings.
Recycling Programs – Shoes, eyeglasses, blankets and sheets can be recycled at our office. Outside our main door is a bin for shoes and a bin for blankets and sheets (for animal shelters). The bin for eyeglasses in located in our lobby. We also have a textile bin for clothing, purses and belts.
RTA/METRA Reduced Fare Pass – Applications are available to receive a Senior / Disabled Reduced Fare RTA/METRA Pass. You must be 65 years of age or disabled and bring in an Illinois State I.D. or Drivers License. If disabled, there is a section on the application for the physician to fill out or if you are receiving Social Security Disability, you need to bring in your Notice of Award letter. We will take your picture free of charge. It normally takes 3 weeks to receive your pass. The Free Ride Pass is for Benefit Access recipients only. Schedules are available at the township. For more information, please visit the RTA Reduced Fare Program webpage.
Safe Families for Children Referral – While retaining custody of their children, parents facing a temporary crisis can arrange for their children to stay with a trustworthy family while they address the issues that led to their situation. (855) 240-6604.
A Safe Place Referral – Providing shelter, court advocacy, referrals, and comprehensive counseling programs for victims of domestic violence – women and children who have been physically, verbally, or emotionally abused. Location undisclosed (northeastern Illinois) 24-hour help line: 847-249-4450 or 1-800-600-SAFE | Office: 847-731-7165 | TTY: 847-249-6557
School Supplies – Fremont Township receives donations of school supplies in the Summer/Fall to provide low income students with the supplies needed for school.
Senior/Disabled Half-fare Taxi coupons – Fremont Township has contracted with American Taxi to provide ½ fare taxi coupons for Seniors and Disabled Residents. The goal of this program is to provide transportation to areas that our Dial-A Ride buses do not service.Coupon books are purchased at the Township Office for $15.00 and are worth $30.00. Please visit the program’s webpage for important details.
Share-the-Harvest Program – Donors provide groceries or grocery store gift cards to make a Thanksgiving meal for less fortunate township residents. We have seniors and families to provide for. Please call if you would like to donate or if you would like to be a recipient.
Share-the-Warmth Heating Assistance – SHARE-THE-WARMTH is an annual assistance program from North Shore Gas that helps with the high cost of winter heating. This program is for North Shore Gas and People’s Energy Customers who have an arrearage of at least $200.00. Please call 847.223.2847 for income guidelines and additional information.
Social Service Agency Referrals – If you have a problem that we cannot assist with, we can refer you to the appropriate agency.
Substance Abuse Referral – Individuals who struggle with substance abuse are able to get directed quickly to treatment through a pilot program launched by the Lake County Opioid Initiative called “A Way Out. The program is be offered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at participating police departments across Lake County. Individuals who possess narcotics or paraphernalia, enter a participating police department and tell an officer they are requesting help will avoid criminal charges as long as the participant seeks assistance. “A Way Out” is a Lake County, Illinois Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion pilot program, designed to fast-track users to substance abuse programs and services. This program is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at participating police departments. Click here to view the video explaining this program.
Text a Tip Referral – Text-A-Tip is a 24/7 anonymous text-communication system for youth needing immediate mental health assistance for themselves or a friend. Members of the community can send a text message to a dedicated number and receive an immediate response from a licensed clinician while remaining completely anonymous. The anonymity makes it a comfortable place for students to share information and provides a safe outlet for voicing concerns about themselves and others. Click here for more information.
Unemployment Insurance – Unemployment insurance is a state-operated insurance program designed to partially replace lost wages when you are out of work. To file online or to get more information, please visit the State of Illinois -Unemployment Insurance web page.
Voter Registration – Please visit our Voter Registration web page.
Water Testing Kits Available
Winter Outerwear Drive – Donations of new and used winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, snow pants, and boots are accepted at our office.
Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center Referral –Providing 24-hour crisis intervention, counseling services, and advocacy support for victims (and their loved ones) of sexual assault, abuse, and rape.4275 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL 60031 24-Hour Hotline: 847-872-7799 | TTY: 847-244-1367 | Fax: 847-244-6380 | Office: 847-244-1187