Serving the youth and senior citizens. Human Services provides a variety of services which focus on helping people develop the skills and resources they need to live responsibly and independently and avoid more serious problems which require intensive intervention. Please see our specific program descriptions for more details on what we do and whom we serve. If you have any questions please email humanservices@dgtownship.com or call (630) 719-6670.

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  • Did You Know? – Learning how to frame goals… August 14, 2017 Learning how to frame goals as SMART goals and being willing to adjust them to get SMARTer is an important skill that would help every student get off to a better start and have a better school year, this year and into the future. https://www.edutopia.org/blog/smart-goal-setting-with-students-maurice-elias Life Skills teachers teach middle school students how to set ...
  • Peer Jury Program Update August 10, 2017 RE: Peer Jury Program Effective July 25, 2017, the Peer Jury program administered by the Human Services Department of Downers Grove Township has been suspended. DG Township Supervisor Mark Thoman released the following update: We are pleased and encouraged to see residents following up on the consensus reached as a direct result of frank discussions at our August ...
  • Let’s Talk Teens – In 2011 alone, about 188,000 people under age 21 visited an emergency room for injuries related to drinking alcohol. August 7, 2017 Drinking alcohol can cause young people to have accidents and get hurt. In 2011 alone, about 188,000 people under age 21 visited an emergency room for injuries related to drinking alcohol. (https://teens.drugabuse.gov) 98% of Burr Ridge Middle School 8th graders say it would be wrong or very wrong for them to have one or two ...
  • Let’s Talk Parents – More teens tried marijuana for the first time in June and July than any other months of the year. July 31, 2017 Teen marijuana use spikes during the summer months! More teens tried marijuana for the first time in June and July than any other months of the year. 40% of teens who first tried marijuana did so during May-August.  Each day, in June and July, approximately 5800 teens try marijuana for the first time (https://nsduhweb.rti.org/) 97% ...
  • Did You Know? – Downers Grove Township provides a… July 31, 2017 Downers Grove Township provides a Prescription Drug Savings Program with a Coast2CoastRX Card. For more information contact our Supervisor’s Office at (630) 719-6610 or visit the following link: http://www.dgtownship.com/?s=Coast+to+Coast
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