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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Recent News

  • “I Learned Something New!” October 20, 2017 Hot, Hot, Hot was the 90-degree weather on Saturday, September 23rd. It may have slowed down Township seniors, but did not keep them away from the Annual Car Care Clinic at the Westmont Fire Department. Over 40 cars were brought to the event for a safety inspection! Grateful seniors took advantage of this unique opportunity to ...
  • Let’s Talk Teens – Smoking weed can cause a multitude of problems for youth! October 16, 2017 Smoking weed can cause a drop in grades, dropping out or sports/activities, frequent suspension, skipping classes, mood swings, decreased family involvement, increased fighting with siblings, sleeping in class, depression, temper outbursts and more! Does this describe you or someone you care about? (http://www.rosecrance.org/) 81% of Burr Ridge Middle School 8th graders report they get mostly ...
  • Let’s Talk Parents – Have you set clear rules and talked to your kids about marijuana? October 9, 2017 Two-thirds of kids say that upsetting their parents or losing the respect of family and friends is one of the main reasons they don’t smoke marijuana or use other drugs. Have you set clear rules and talked to your kids about marijuana? (http://www.drugfree.org/) 83% of Burr Ridge Middle School 8th graders say their parents set ...
  • Did You Know? – Downers Grove Township employs… September 25, 2017 Downers Grove Township employs Human Services staff and a Case Worker who can provide information, resources, assistance (if qualified), connections, collaborations and education for youth and help for seniors. For more information on our programs, visit our website at www.dgtownship.com or call us at (630) 719.6610.
  • Let’s Talk Teens – One study shows that teens who use marijuana are more likely to use other drugs. September 18, 2017 One study shows that teens who use  marijuana are more likely to use other drugs, especially prescription drugs. Heroin use is linked to the use of prescription drugs. (https://www.samhsa.gov/) 97% of Burr Ridge Middle School 8th graders say they have not used marijuana in the past 30 days. (Illinois Youth Survey 2016)
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