Leyden knows that a little help can go a long way. Our Senior Citizen and Persons with Disabilities Programs (funded by Age Options) strive to improve the quality of life for those in our community. We do this by providing services and referrals designed to foster independence, enabling the individual to remain active members of the community for as long as possible.
The following information and services are provided. Seniors 60 and over or persons with disabilities aged 18 to 59 are elegible for services. All services are offered in English, Spanish, and Polish. Office hours are Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Saturday appointments are available upon request. By Appointment only. Service area: Leyden Township.
ADRN - Aging, Disabled Resource Network
The Aging and Disability Resource Network (ADRN) is a program that creates a single, coordinated system of information and access for older adults and people with disabilities aged 18 - 59.
ADRN serves as a single point of entry to Information and Assistance (I&A) which is giving adequate referrals and information on different benefits or services. Options Counseling (OC), which is to help people plan for their future long term support needs. Senior Health Assistance Program (SHAP) which is providing information and help with applying for various benefits and programs for older adults and persons with disabilities.
Senior Opportunities and Services
This program is designed to identify and meet the needs of older, at-risk individuals through effective referrals to existing health, employment, housing, legal, consumer, transportation and other services. In-house referrals for psychiatric and mental healthcare are available when such needs are identified.
Transportation services enable individuals to travel to and from community resources in order to receive services, reduce isolation and otherwise encourage independent living. These services provide local transportation for medical appointments and necessary errands, and our drivers provide door-to-door service. Service Area: Leyden Township.
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
SHIP is a free statewide health insurance counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers. SHIP is a volunteer program to assist consumers in making informed health insurance decisions. SHIP counselors DO NOT sell or solicit insurance.
Community and Economic Development Association (CEDA)
Home Energy Assistance:
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
ComEd Residential Hardship
Peoples Gas Share the Warmth
Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP)
Assistance in Applying for:
Medicare (A, B, C, & D)
Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Extra Help (Prescription Assistance)
Benefits Access (formerly Circuit Breaker)
Please call 1-847-451-5081 or 1-847-451-0330 for an appointment.