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Welcome to the web pages of Moraine Township, serving residents in the southeast corner of Lake County, Illinois.

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DONATE TODAY TO SUPPORT MORAINE TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS

Use the drop down menu from the PayPal donation page to select how your donation is used: Food Pantry, Emergency Food Assistance, or Other Resident Emergency Assistance.

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Moraine Township Offers Help Enrolling for 2022 Health Insurance Coverage on the Federal Marketplace

Click here for more information.

To schedule an appointment with a Moraine Township Certified Application Counselor, call 847-432-3240 or info@morainetownship.org

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Donations of unopened, unexpired food are accepted at the Township office M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Moraine Township welcomes donations of household items and unexpired food Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at our office at 800 Central Avenue, Highland Park (the east entrance to the building - not the Food Pantry entrance). Most needed items at this time:

  • Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, liquid soap, paper towels, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies
  • Pasta Sauce – all kinds
  • Soup: Progresso / or box soup / or self-contained soup mix package
  • Please do not leave food outside the building evenings or weekends when the office is closed.

    Moraine Township Food Pantry Re-opens for Client Shopping on July 7

    Ø Tuesday 10 am to noon; Martes 10 al mediodia
    Ø Wednesday 1:30 to 3:30; Miércoles 1:30 a 3:30
    Ø Thursdays 11:30 to 1:30; Jueves de 11:30 a 1:30

    Visitors are required to wear masks; Los visitantes deben usar máscaras

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    Welcome new Moraine Township Team:

    Anne Flanigan Bassi, Moraine Township Supervisor, super@morainetownship.org

    Naomi Wexler, Moraine Township Clerk, clerk@morainetownship.org

    Pablo Alvarez, Moraine Township Trustee trusteealvarez@morainetownship.org

    Mark Haggarty, Moraine Township Trustee Trusteehaggarty@morainetownship.org

    Christine Peschier
    trusteepeschier@morainetownship.org

    Nancy Chausow Shafer
    trusteeshafer@morainetownship.org


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    ACA Affordable Care Act: help enrolling for health insurance on the Federal Marketplace Click here for help enrolling for health insurance on the Federal Marketplace

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    IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WHO NEEDS HELP: please have them contact us: 847-432-3240 / info@morainetownship.org / Morainetownship.org.

    EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE / GENERAL ASSISTANCE: Click here for English application and click here for Spanish application.

    Emergency Assistance

    Our Emergency Assistance program provides Moraine Township residents with assistance in alleviating a life-threatening circumstance or job-related expense. Residents experiencing a hardship due to a current emergency such as loss of income, out of pocket medical expenses, reduction in hours, among others are encouraged to apply.

    LINK TO APPLICATION

    General Assistance

    Our General Assistance program provides Moraine Township residents assistance with $400 towards monthly basic living expenses such as rent, utilities, & food. You may be eligible for General Assistance if you are unemployed, have no income, actively seeking employment and don’t qualify for any other government assistance program or you are currently pending a decision on a social security disability claim.

    LINK TO APPLICATION

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    For more information on Moraine Township:

    Click here for English

    Click here for Spanish

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    FOOD PANTRY APPLICATIONS

    Click here for English

    Click here for Spanish

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    Have You Filed For Your Senior Homestead Exemption?

    If you have turned 65 and own a home in Moraine Township that is your primary residence, please make sure you apply for your senior homestead exemption to save money on your property taxes. Applications can be filed online here. Questions??? Call the Assessor’s office 847-432-2100.

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    Income-qualified seniors may be eligible for property assessment freeze

    To qualify, applicants must:

    • Be 65 years of age or older
    • Own the property as their principle residence for the past two January 1
    • Have a total household income of $65,000 or less

    • This exemption must be renewed annually for income qualification

      To find out if you are eligible, or for assistance applying, call the Assessor's office 847-432-2100 or visit this website.

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