Social Service Resources
Seniors Matter Rideshare Program
The Village of Lincolnwood has launched a senior citizen pilot transportation program with support from the SafeLIGHT Foundation and AARP. The program offers free Lyft rides to registered residents who are at least 65 years old. Scheduled rides are provided to grocery stores, pharmacies and medical appointments within Lincolnwood and nearby villages/cities. The program will be active until the limited funds are exhausted.
Other Limitations Apply
Participants can download the form here and can either mail or drop off the form in person.
Local Domestic Violence Resources
Life Span https://life-span.org/
Sexual Violence Resources
Northwest CASA https://www.nwcasa.org/
Mental Health Resources
Turning Point https://www.tpoint.org/
Josselyn Center https://www.josselyn.org/
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Cook County North Suburban https://namiccns.org/
Rogers Behavioral Health https://rogersbh.org/locations/skokie-il
Behavioral Services Center https://integrative-health.us/locations/skokie/
State-wide program for Autism Resources https://tap-illinois.org/safety/
CJE Senior Life https://www.cje.net/
North Shore Senior Center https://www.nssc.org/
Illinois Department on Aging https://ilaging.illinois.gov/
Disabilities & Advocacy
Equip for Equality https://www.equipforequality.org/
DHS- Rehabilitation Services https://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29736
Family Focus-Evanston https://www.family-focus.org/center/evanston/
Community Alternatives Unlimited: Better Birth Outcomes & Family Case Management Program http://www.cau.org/maternal-and-child-health-services.php
Beyond the Baby Blues- https://www.beyondthebabyblues.org/
Fussy Baby Network- https://www.erikson.edu/fussy-baby-network/
24 hour Hotlines:
Make a report for child abuse or neglect
IL DCFS: 800-252-2873
Make a report for elder abuse
IL APS: 866-800-1409
Free gun locks are available at the front desk.
Fentanyl Testing Strips:
Those with autism, developmental disabilities, or seniors with dementia may wander from their homes at some point.
The Cook County Sheriff Office’s WATR program (Wandering Aversion, Training, and Response) has scent kits that can help canines track scents in emergency situations. The LPD Social Worker has a limited amount. Please call ahead or go to the Sheriff’s website (click here) for more information.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has a tip sheet for caregivers who have a child with autism about wandering and encourages a proactive approach. Click here for more information.
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