DO YOU LIVE IN BENTON TOWNSHIP? You live in Benton Township if you live in the Village of Beach Park, the Village of Winthrop Harbor or have an address starting at 38000 going North to the State Line or going West to Bayonne with an address ending at 12999 with the Southern boundary being Edgewood Road. North Point Marina, Thunderhawk Golf Course, Illinois Beach State Park, and Waukegan National Airport are all
located in Benton Township.
- New Electronics Recycling Drop off location 1700 McAree Rd., Waukegan.
- Hrs: Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm excluding holidays.
- Program thru SWALCO of Lake County.
- FREE Rules of the Road & IL highway maps available at Township Office.
- Drop off non perishable food; health/beauty products to support local food pantries.
- Drop off used eye glasses
- Nuisance Violations in Unincorporated Lake County such as grass, noise, weeds, animals.
Call Hot Line: 847-377-4444
- Vets every Thursday 5 PM – 7 PM enjoy conversation at It’s All Good” 2780 Sheridan Rd. Zion
funded thru Lake County Veterans & Family Services Foundation.
- Need a job? Contact the Job Center of Lake County 847-377-3450.
Many helpful sessions and resources are available.
BENTON TOWNSHIP PROVIDES:
- General Assistance
- Voter Services
- Seniors Assistance with fueling your car Nov. 1st thru March 31st.
- Meals on wheels Call 847-546-5733
- Pace Dial-A-Ride Expanded bus service general public
- Vehicle Stickers for unincorporated Benton Township residents available at no cost.
- Handicap parking placard applications available at the office
- Half fare up to $5.00 Taxi Tickets for Seniors & Disabled
- Notary services no charge
Top Box Foods Express
Open To Everyone! Savings up to 40% off grocery store prices.
Pick up location: Shiloh Center, 2600 Emmaus Ave. Zion.
Dates: May 18th & June 15th from 12:30 PM till 2:00 PM.
Accept Cash, credit, debit, & SNAP/LINK cards
Senior Resource Day – Wednesday, April 27, 2016
14th Annual Senior Resource Day for those 55 years of age and older is Wednesday, April 27th, 8:30 am till 1 pm at the Zion Park District Sports Arena, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive, Zion. Continental breakfast, resource booths, lunch, and Bingo! No cost, however call 847-746-2100 or 847-872-2811 to sign up.
AARP Driving School – June 13th and 14th, 2016
AARP Driving School June 13th and June 14th, 10 am till 2 pm at the Zion Benton Public Library. To sign up call Benton Township 847-746-2100 as space is limited. AARP members cost $15.00; non members $20.00.