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Senior Services

Jeff Wallace retired in 2017, however, he continues to serve the Township as a Senior Liaison. Mr. Wallace is a key part of the Township’s connection with our community. 

Jeff Wallace began serving the residents of Joliet Township upon his appointment as Collector on September 25, 1991, serving two and a half terms until his appointment as Trustee on June 20, 2002, serving three and three-quarter terms.  He completed over 25 years during his time in office.
He also served on the Township Officials of Illinois Board from 1992-2015, as Director, Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer, and as President from 2011-2013.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

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Tax Levy Program

Senior Tax Levy Program

The Joliet Township Senior Tax Levy Program provides funding for non-profit Senior Citizen Organizations who rely on grants to assist in funding their organization’s programs, services, and activities for Senior Citizens in Joliet Township.

To be eligible for consideration of funding through the Senior Tax Levy Program, the organization must serve senior citizens within Joliet Township and must be a non-profit agency. Senior Citizen Organizations interested in applying for funding through the Joliet Township Senior Tax Levy Program must complete an application.

Information contained in the applications submitted by senior organizations is used by the Joliet Township Board of Trustees as a basis for determining the allocation of funds for this program.

Any questions regarding the Joliet Township Senior Tax Levy Program may be directed to the Supervisor’s Office at 815-726-4781.

2022 Senior Tax Levy Organizations

Joliet Moose Senior Club

LOCATION: Moose Lodge
DATE: 1ST Monday
TIME: 6:00 PM

St. Paul's Senior Club

LOCATION: St. Paul's Church
DATE: 1ST Wednesday
TIME: 5:30 PM

Senior Citizen's Association

LOCATION: St. Joe's Club on Theodore
DATE: 2ND Thursday
TIME: 12:00 PM

Widow & Widowers

LOCATION: 2ND Baptist Church
DATE: 2ND Saturday
TIME: 11:00 AM

St. Joe's Senior Club

LOCATION: St. Joe's Club on Theodore
DATE: 3RD Wednesday
TIME: 12:00 PM

St. Ray's Cathedral

LOCATION: St. Ray's School on Raynor
DATE: 3RD Thursday
TIME: 12:00 PM

Joliet Area Retired Teachers

LOCATION: Al's Steakhouse
DATE: 4TH Wednesday
TIME: 12:00 PM

S.O.A.R

LOCATION: Silverspoon Restaurant
DATE: 4TH Thursday
TIME: 12:00 PM

Club Social Latino

LOCATION: Hartman Center
DATE: 4TH Sunday
TIME: 2:00 PM

If you are age 65 or older with an annual household income of $55,000 per year or less, you may qualify for this freeze in your property taxes.

Please call the Joliet Township Assessors office at 815-726-5446 for details.

Senior Exemption Freeze

2022 Senior Tax Levy Organizations

Catholic Charities Foster Grandparent

Offers adults age 55 and older the opportunity to work with children with special needs at local elementary schools and preschools. Income eligible Foster Grandparent volunteers receive a modest tax-free stipend, mileage reimbursement and generally volunteer 20 hours per week.

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Catholic Charities Sr. Companion

Offers adults age 55 and older the opportunity to support and interact with their homebound frail peers through regularly scheduled home visits. Income eligible Senior Companion volunteers receive a modest tax-free stipend, mileage reimbursement and generally volunteer 20 hours per week.

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Easter Seals Joliet Region


Easterseals Joliet Region offers a weekly family caregiver support group that provides an atmosphere of understanding and support for family caregivers to explore common difficulties and experiences that come with being the primary caregiver.

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National Hook Up of Black Women

NHBW, Inc. works to improve the quality of life, facilitate family preservation, achieve self-empowerment, and promote economic development.

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Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

In addition to serving all low-income individuals and families, prairie state serves the unique needs of certain vulnerable communities, including:
– Veterans, Service Members, Reservists and Their Spouses and Dependents.
– Older Adults (60+)

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Senior Services Center of Will County

Senior Services provides many programs to empower those 60+ to live self-sufficient, safe and healthy lives. Senior Services of Will County also acts as the representative of the Illinois Department of Aging within our communities.

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