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.
- 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
- Vehicle stickers for those living in unincorporated Benton Township
- Pace Dial-A-Ride Expanded bus service general public
- Handicap parking placard applications available at the office
- Half fare up to $5.00 Taxi Tickets for Seniors & Disabled
- Notary services no charge
Senior Resource Day
Wednesday, April 22nd at Zion Park District Sports Arena, 8:30 am till noon. Continental breakfast, resource booths, lunch & prizes (must be present to win). No cost for event, call to sign up at Township office.
Winthrop Harbor shuttle service available for Winthrop Harbor seniors. Please call the Township office for details.
12th Annual Senior Prom
12th Annual Senior Prom for those 55 years of age or older. Dinner/Dance Friday, May 15th 5:30 pm till 9 pm (doors open 4:30 pm) at Zion Benton High School Cafeteria. Picnic Saturday, May 16th 11:00 am till 3:00 pm at Hermon Park Shelter located on 29th St. in Zion. Purchase tickets at Zion Park District 847-746-5500.
AARP Driving School
June 15th & 16th, 10 am till 2 pm at the Zion Benton Public Library. To sign up call the Township as space is limited. AARP members Cost $15.00; non members $20.00.