Welcome To New Trier Township Government
As the government closest to the people, we provide this on-line resource for 24/7 information but always invite you to visit the Township office located at 739 Elm Street in Winnetka, Illinois or call 847-446-8202 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Bad photos are the #1 reason that passport applications are rejected. In 2015, over 200,000 photos were rejected, delaying travel and interfering with application processing times. In September 2016, U.S. Department of State is initiating the #PicturePerfectPassport campaign to reduce the amount of rejected photos. Starting November 1, 2016, glasses will no longer be allowed in passport photos.
Text-A-Tip 90-Day Update
Since the official public launch of Text-A-Tip on March 14, 2016 a grand total of 90 users generated 982 texts for the period covering 3/14/16—7/1/16.
Text-A-Tip 60 Day Report
In March 2016, New Trier Township and Lead (Linking Efforts Against Drugs) launched Text-A-Tip, a confidential, text-based system providing an extra...
Established in 1850, New Trier Township government serves the 56,000 residents in the Illinois villages of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, and Glencoe, plus portions of Glenview and Northfield.
Our mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and resources to benefit the physical, mental and social well-being of Township residents.
Among our basic functions are human services including the funding of social services and programs; advocacy for property taxpayers, and resident services.
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Our Featured Programs
The Township serves as a passport application processing facility for Township residents. Those wishing to apply for and/or renew a passport can make an appointment for Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to meet with the Township Passport Agent. Please call ahead to schedule and to learn what materials you must bring to your appointment. To schedule your appointment, please contact Lorrecia Pearson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-446-8202.
Congresswoman Schakowsky's Constituent Advocate Kris Sadur Holds Office Hours at the Township
Kris Sadur, Constituent Advocate from the office of Ninth District Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, holds office hours at New Trier Township on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The Neighborhood Office Hours program is offered to help residents with federal government agencies and issues, including immigration and visa issues, Social Security, Medicare, housing and veterans' and postal issues.
Residents Are Asked to Help with Fresh Produce Days
Those wishing to assist the Food Pantry are asked to consider dropping off fresh fruit and vegetables on Monday through Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to help us maintain a solid and varied supply of fresh produce for Pantry clients. We thank you for your support in this on-going effort.