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 or call (630) 719-6670.

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Recent News

  • Hiring – Part Time Seasonal Life Skills Teacher Grades 4-8 July 10, 2018 TOWNSHIP OF DOWNERS GROVE – DIVISION OF HUMAN SERVICES 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL. 60515 Phone: (630) 719-6610 Fax: (630) 719-6608 GENERAL DESCRIPTION & BACKGROUND: This is a part time position that coincides with the school calendar (late August – late May).  The life skills teachers focus on the supplemental education of several social-emotional topics that include; anti-bullying, ...
  • You Don’t Want To Miss This! June 26, 2018 Senior Scams and Fraud! Watch this important interview online now! The Vintage Times television program on DGTV Channel 6, hosts topics of interest for older adults and residents. This month you can watch Part I of our 2-part series on Senior Scams and Fraud. Local businessman, Robert Petranek, is our first guest. Robert has created an ...
  • Tom Anderson, Senior Advisory Committee Chairman, Retires June 12, 2018 Tom Anderson of Downers Grove announced his resignation from the Senior Advisory Committee Chairmanship, and from the SALT Council. Tom is moving to Florida, where he plans to build his retirement dream home. Tom was appointed by both committees to Chair both the SAC and SALT committees when former Chair Mark Thoman became Township Supervisor ...
  • Human Service’s Joan Nichols Retires June 12, 2018 With 29 years of service to residents of Downers Grove Township, Joan Nichols announced her retirement effective June 1, 2018. Joan worked in Human Services wearing many hats; including Dial-a-Ride coordinator, Passport services, RTA passes, and general office administrative work, as well as compiling information and reports for the Senior Advisory Committee and the SALT ...
  • Township of Downers Grove promotes Community Coalition Efforts June 5, 2018 The Township of Downers Grove is proud to be a part of the Youth in Crisis Coalition. The Mission of the Coalition is to engage youth, parents, and organizations to reduce suicide attempts and completions and disrupt the journey to suicide. The Youth in Crisis Coalition will achieve this by providing tools, skills, and resources ...
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