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January 29th Deadline Approaches for New Trier Township’s Financial Assistance Program for Persons with Severe Disabilities

 

Winnetka, January 14, 2010 – New Trier Township residents with severe disabilities are encouraged to apply for the Township’s Community Support Grants program by the Friday, January 29, 2010 deadline. The financial assistance reimbursement program provides a cash grant up to $1,500 per person/per fiscal year and covers a wide range of user-centered services. The program is open to all Township residents with a severe disability, with no restrictions as to age or income. Past recipients are eligible and encouraged to reapply.  The application is available online at www.newtriertownship.com or can be obtained by calling 847-446-8202. 

New Trier Township launched the program in 2007 and has awarded grants to over 100 different recipients, noted Patricia B. Cantor, Supervisor. "The program has made a measurable impact on Township residents with severe disabilities to exercise meaningful choices about their living environment, the providers of services they receive, the types of supports they use, and the manner by which services are provided," she added. The grants were issued to families with children and adults to help with services such as speech and occupational therapy, assistive equipment and specialized activities. Learn more about the program; download a fact sheet, FAQ, and application at www.newtriertownship.com 

About New Trier Township
New Trier Township’s mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and resources to benefit the physical, mental and social-well being of Township residents.  Established in 1850, New Trier Township government serves the 56,000 residents in the villages of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, and Glencoe, plus portions of Glenview and Northfield, and a small unincorporated area in Winnetka. The Township Office is located at 739 Elm Street in Winnetka or online at  www.newtriertownship.com.

 



Township Calendar

Mental Health Committee Meeting
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May 07, 2018


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The Mental Health Committee Meeting will take place in the Board Room at New Trier Township.

 
May 07, 2018
Township Board of Trustees Meeting
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May 08, 2018


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Township Office.

 
May 08, 2018
Committee of the Whole Meeting
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May 22, 2018


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Township Office.

 
May 22, 2018
Agency Oversight Committee Meeting
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May 23, 2018


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The Agency Oversight Committee Meeting will take place in the Board Room at New Trier Township.

 
May 23, 2018
Money Follows the Person Committee Meeting
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May 24, 2018


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The Money Follows the Person Committee Meeting will take place in the Board Room at New Trier Township.

 
May 24, 2018
Office Closed - Memorial Day Observed
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May 28, 2018


All Day Event
Location: New Trier Township, Winnetka, IL-60093

New Trier Township will resume business on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018.

 
May 28, 2018
Mental Health Committee Meeting
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June 04, 2018


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The Mental Health Committee Meeting will take place in the Board Room at New Trier Township.

 
June 04, 2018
Township Board of Trustees Meeting
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June 12, 2018


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Township Office.

 
June 12, 2018
 

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