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The Senior Services Department coordinates with law enforcement and other professionals in the community who specialize in meeting the needs of seniors through planning, education, communication, cooperative strategies, and supportive services. Our commitment is to reduce victimization and enhance law enforcement services provided to our senior population.

Cell Phones for Seniors

Phone number: 708-974-6042

The Sheriff’s Cell Phones for Seniors program provides a free 911 emergency cellular phone to Cook County residents over the age of 65 who do not have a cellular phone. Sheriff Dart believes that seniors citizen should have a cell phone as an extra measure of security whether they’re traveling, taking public transportation or participating in outdoor activities. Individuals, local organizations and businesses are encouraged to donate their unwanted cell phones or sponsor a cell phone drive to support this program.

To organize a cell phone drive, find a drop off location near you or schedule a distribution for your senior group, please call 708-974-6042.

Cell phone collection sites:

Name of Location Address City
Worth Township 11601 S. Pulaski Alsip
Elk Grove Township 2400 S. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights
Barrington Area Council on Aging Park District Rec Center, 235 Lions Dr. Barrington
Hanover Township Senior Services 240 S. Illinois Route 59 Bartlett
Blue Island City Hall 13051 Greenwood Ave. Blue Island
Bridgeview Public Library 7840 W. 79th St. Bridgeview
Bridgeview Courthouse 10220 S. 76th Ave. Bridgeview
Prairie Trails Library 8449 S. Moody Ave. Burbank
Stickney Township Senior Center 7745 S. Leamington Burbank
Thornton Township Senior Center 1420 Huntington Drive Calumet City
Cook County Building 118 N. Clark St. Chicago
Coyne American Institute 330 N. Green St. Chicago
CPD 6th District 7808 S. Halsted Chicago
CPD 9th District 31st & Halsted Chicago
CPD 16th District 5151 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago
Daley Center Courthouse 50 W. Washington, CL-150 Chicago
Norwood Park Senior Center 5801 N. Natoma Chicago
Police Courts North 5555 W. Grand Ave. Chicago
19th Ward 10400 S. Western Ave. Chicago
Bloom Township 425 S. Halsted Chicago Heights
Chicago Heights Public Library 25 W. 15th St. Chicago Heights
Cicero Senior Center 5631 W. 35th St. Cicero
CCSP Comm Center – Illinois State Police 9511 W. Harrison Des Plaines
Des Plaines City Hall 1420 Miner St. Des Plaines
Des Plaines Frisbie Center 52 W. Northwest Highway Des Plaines
Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Des Plaines
Lattof YMCA 300 E. Northwest Highway Des Plaines
Commissioner Schneider’s Office 711 S. Chelmsford Lane, Suite A Elk Grove Village
Elk Grove Public Library 1001 Wellington Ave. Elk Grove Village
Evergreen Park Park District 3450 W. 97th St. Evergreen Park
Evergreen Park Public Library 9400 S. Troy Ave. Evergreen Park
Evergreen Park Village Hall 9418 S. Kedzie Evergreen Park
Flossmoor Public Library 1000 Sterling Ave. Flossmoor
Forest Park Village Hall 517 Desplaines Ave. Forest Park
Franklin Park Health Dept 9500 Belmont Ave. Franklin Park
Glenview Senior Center 2400 Chestnut Ave. Glenview
Glenview City Hall 1225 Waukegan Road Glenview
Hanover Park Branch Library 1266 Irving Park Road Hanover Park
Harwood Heights Village Hall 7300 W. Wilson Harwood Heights
Proviso Township 4565 W. Harrison St. Hillside
Hoffmann Estates Branch Library 1550 Hassell Rd. Hoffmann Estates
Marie Irwin Community Center 18120 Highland Ave. Homewood
Homewood Public Library 17917 Dixie Highway Homewood
Justice Public Library 7641 Oak Grove Ave. Justice
Advocate Good Samaritan 15900 W. 127th St. Lemont
Leyden Township Town Hall 2501 N. Mannheim Road Leyden
Standard Bank 7201 Ogden Ave. Lyons
Markham Courthouse 16501 S. Kedzie Markham
CCSP – Maywood 1401 S. Maybrook Drive Maywood
Maywood Courthouse 1500 Maybrook Drive Maywood
Niles Senior Center 999 Civic Center Drive Niles
Norridge Recreation Center 4631 N. Overhill Norridge
Northbrook Public Library 1201 Cedar Lane Northbrook
North Shore Senior Center 161 Northfield Road Northfield
Winnetka-Northfield Public Library 1785 Orchard Lane Northfield
Northlake Village Hall 55 E. North Ave. Northlake
Bremen Township 15350 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Forest
Rush Oak Park Hospital – Age Wise Office 520 S. Maple Ave. Oak Park
Orland Park Public Library 14921 S. Ravinia Ave. Orland Park
Orland Park SportsPlex 11351 W. 159th St. Orland Park
Orland Township Senior Center 14807 S. Ravinia Drive Orland Park
Beuhler YMCA 1400 W. Northwest Highway Palatine
Palos Hills Community Center 8455 W. 103rd St. Palos Hills
Palos Township 10802 S. Roberts Road Palos Hills
Rich Township Senior Center 297 Liberty Drive Park Forest
Maine Township 1700 Ballard Road Park Ridge
Village of River Forest 400 Park Ave. River Forest
Triton College (RSVP Center) 2000 5th Ave. River Grove
River Grove Village Hall 2621 Thatcher Ave. River Grove
Rolling Meadows Courthouse 2121 Euclid Ave. Rolling Meadows
Rolling Meadows Public Library 3110 Martin Lane Rolling Meadows
Rolling Meadows Senior Center 3705 Pheasant Drive Rolling Meadows
Skokie Courthouse 5600 Old Orchard Road Skokie
South Chicago Heights Village Hall 3317 Chicago Road South Chicago Heights
Advocate on LaGrange Rd. 18200 S. LaGrange Road Tinley Park
Pavilion (Wheeling) Senior Center 199 N. First St. Wheeling
Wilmette Police Department 710 Ridge Road Wilmette

Senior Citizen Outreach

The Sheriff’s Office provides trained staff to attend information fairs, advisory councils and community forums throughout Cook County. These officials provide a critical link between senior citizens and the criminal justice system, providing seniors with information regarding proper jurisdictions to file a police report or court documents, answering questions about jury duty or accessing various government programs and services. To schedule a sheriff’s representative at your next community function, please call 708-974-6042.

For information on the Cook County Circuit Court’s Elder Justice Center, please click here.

Senior Law Enforcement Academy

Phone number: 708-974-6042

The Academy is a six-week program designed to give seniors an overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement agencies in Cook County. The curriculum offers participants an in depth look at law enforcement agency operations, as well as specific crime prevention methods, including personal safety, gang and drug awareness, home protection and avoiding scams and con games. To attend an academy in your area, or schedule one at your facility for your group of seniors, please call 708-974-6042.

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