Disability Services

Senior services offers, reserved residential parking, support groups, a lending closet, and home delivered meals. Learn more about these and other services.

Low Vision Support Group


This group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 1:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton, Skokie. All interested are encouraged to attend. Guest speakers, research information and exhibits are arranged throughout the year. There is no charge or age minimum for this program.
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Hearing Loss Support Group


This group meets the third Monday of every month.There is no age minimum for the program.  Discussions and topics vary. For further information, or to confirm the locations of the next meeting, please call Human Services. 

 

Lending Closet


The Lending Closet offers Skokie residents the use of wheelchairs, walkers, canes and crutches. Standard folding wheelchairs are available for loan up to six months. Only one six-month wheelchair is permitted per household per year. Lightweight travel wheelchairs may be borrowed for 24 hours or through a weekend. 
A valid I.D. showing proof of residency is required for all loans. 

The Lending Closet is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10am - 12pm or by appointment only. Please call Human Services for more information 847-933-8208. 


Home Delivered Meals


This volunteer program is a collaboration with Skokie Hospital. Participants are homebound Skokie residents who are not able to prepare a nutritious meal at home for themselves, or without the aid of someone to prepare appropriate meals for them. Meals are delivered between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Most medical diets can be accommodated. There is a nominal cost for the meals. For more information or to volunteer, call 847-933-8208. 

Reserved Residential Disability Parking


To qualify for this program, specific conditions must be met. For more information on disability services offered, please contact us at 847/933-8208.

Temporary Disability Parking Placard


View the Temporary Disability Parking Placard Application (PDF).