Disabled – Assessor office
22385 W. Illinois Route 60
Mundelein, IL 60060
Disabled – Supervisor office
22385 W. Illinois Route 60
Mundelein, IL 60060
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Thanksgiving Dinner – 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.