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Youth In Crisis Coalition

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Downers Grove Township is proud to be a founding member of this coalition. Our Life Skills Instructors reach into over two dozen elementary and middle schools in our Township to teach grade appropriate material on how to deal with the effects of teasing, bullying, anxiety, depression that can lead to serious emotional issues as students […]

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Mark your calendars! Tuesday, August 27th, 2019, from 10am until 2pm here at Downers Grove Township, 4340 Prince, Downers Grove IL 60515, State Senator John Curran will host a Mobile Driver Services Facility where residents can get many things done locally and conveniently, including:

Renewal/correction of driver’s license Obtain a state ID card Purchase license […]

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FFDGTS is a tax deductible 501(c)3 that supports Downers Grove Township Senior Services.

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It’s time to register for the 4th segment in our popular series! Thursday, June 13 from 11-1PM. The Township meeting room- 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove. A FREE lunch will be provided.  This is the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing. Come listen to our very special guest speaker, NASA volunteer ambassador Jim […]

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Calling all Seniors and Older Adults! This is your chance to learn about the many services that are available to you in your local area. Westmont Park District Community Center is hosting this interactive event on Friday, May 3rd from 8:30am until noon. In addition to gathering information on local resources, there will be […]

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File of Life Saves Lives

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A File of Life kit contains a standardized medical information card in a magnetic pouch which is designed to be placed on the front of a refrigerator. There is also a smaller card and pouch to be carried in a purse or wallet. These cards will help police and emergency response teams have instant […]

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Moving to the Future

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In 2018 DG Township Supervisor Mark Thoman worked with the Village of Downers Grove to align Township properties in Downers Grove with the Village Zoning Ordinance. Supervisor Thoman petitioned for all parcels to be consolidated and rezoned to a single INP-1 — small institutional — parcel. Downers Grove Township does not have the built-out space […]

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Supervisor Thoman reports in: “I was very pleased Jaci and I were invited to attend Family Shelter Service’s Open House Monday night, where they announced a new partnership with Metropolitan Family Services. These two charitable groups that focus on helping survivors of domestic violence have exceptional synergy, and the two joining forces will be more […]

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Downers Grove Township Senior Advisory Committee (SAC)  and Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) are sponsoring the next installment in our popular Senior Survival “Lunch & Learn” Series. The first seminar was well attended providing timely and important information about Senior Scams and Fraud, as well as, Medicare for 2019. Questions were welcome, and […]

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People’s Resource Center (PRC) has just launched a series of 8 Job Assistance Workshops at Downers Grove Public Library. The workshop will help residents of any age understand resume writing in our “tech” age, phone interviewing, salary negotiation, multi-generational communication and job searching. Additionally, the Westmont location has a variety of computer classes for all […]

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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 […]

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By Denise Freese Dec. 18, 2017

This article appeared in the Suburban Life News SD Edition of December 13-19, 2017

The Downers Grove Township is a local government group that does a terrific job promoting important educational opportunities for students through partnerships and social activities.  Recognizing the valuable impact of these opportunities, St. Mary of […]

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In Recognition of…

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One of the greatest pleasures of working within the Township community has been the incredible opportunity to teach and engage youth with important life skills information at an early age, watch them grow and begin to utilize these skills more fully. Additionally, role playing and guiding our students through drug refusal skills, in this day […]

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If you’re looking for a way to get a conversation started with your teen about the messages they receive daily from social media, there’s a free event you might want to check out.

On Monday, January 23 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., The Robert Crown Center in Hinsdale will be hosting a free event that […]

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Banner News

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The senior citizen residents within the Township are valued members of our community.  It is our goal to be able to connect them or those who have family members that are older, to information and resources within the community.  Our Banner News is a newsletter that the Township has published for many years that has […]

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