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While simple, it is not necessarily easy. To live mindfully and in the present takes practice and is easy to forgot, but can be an important protective factor in proactive suicide prevention for our youth. Regular practice of easy techniques—such as diaphragmatic breathing and noting our thoughts as just thoughts not facts we have to […]

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Registration is now live for NAMI’s next Teen Support Group!  Dates and info for their Spring 2020 session are below.  Free registration is on our webpage.

Spring 2020 Dates: Orientation 1/16 7-8pThursdays 7-8:30p on the following dates:1/16, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2Deadline to register: 1/8 Location: NAMI DuPage Office at 115 N County Farm Rd, […]

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On Tuesday September 17, 2019 the Village of Downers Grove unanimously approved a Redevelopment Agreement with Downers Grove Township. The RDA applies a portion of available Ogden Avenue TIF dollars to the proposed facility project the Township has been working towards for the last three years, which is located within the Ogden Avenue TIF District. […]

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The Village of Clarendon Hills recently announced its participation in the Downers Grove Regional Peer Jury program. A Peer Jury is an alternative to court for first-time juvenile offenders of non-serious offenses, such as theft, vandalism, disorderly conduct, tobacco possession or underage drinking. The jury is comprised of high-school-aged student volunteers.

Clarendon Hills is currently […]

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Going into the Labor Day weekend and with recent rain, the Township will participate in a mosquito spraying of all unincorporated areas on Thursday, August 29th. These sprays occur after 9pm, and utilize environmentally safe insecticides that specifically target the mosquito species. The treatment of unincorporated areas of the Township is triggered by number of […]

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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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Saturday morning August 10, 2019 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am Downers Grove Township will hold a document shredding event with Accurate Document Destruction, Inc. at our Township Highway garage, located at 318 E. Quincy St, Westmont, IL 60559.

This event is open to all Township residents. We ask residents limit their shred materials […]

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A great write up in The Suburban Life about the FISH Pantry! We’re very proud to have been working in partnership with the FISH Pantry for over 36 years, and look forward to a brighter, more visible future serving those in need.
You can read the full article here.
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Mainstreet Senior Expo!

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Mainstream Organization of Realtors, The Community House, Township of Downers Grove and Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) are hosting this one-of-a-kind event on Tuesday, May 21st from 9am-1pm at The Community House in Hinsdale. There will be three educational seminars along with many vendors (including not-for-profits & local businesses). Information and resources […]

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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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Local Job Fair

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People’s Resource Center is hosting it’s 4th Annual Career Fair on Thursday, March 14th from 9am until 12 noon. This is a great opportunity for job seekers! PRC will even provide interview clothing from their Clothes Closet. Click on flyer for larger image.

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Stay Warm!

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Stay warm in cold weather. These are the winter 2019 Warming Centers located within Downers Grove Township. A warming center is a short-term emergency shelter that operates when temperatures or a combination of precipitation, wind chill, wind and temperature become dangerously inclement. Their paramount purpose is the prevention of death and injury from exposure to […]

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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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Teen Resiliency Workshops

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Downers Grove Township, as a member of the Youth In Crisis Coalition, is pleased to promote events that reinforce our shared mission of helping youth. From our good friends and fellow coalition member NAMI

Trouble handling expectations, school, and stress?  You’re normal, and we can equip you with some ways to deal better!  […]

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