Human Services Division

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Please call Human Services at 847/933-8208 for information and assistance.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Community Giving Program

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The Human Services Division, a part of the Village Manager's Office, provides social services to all Skokie residents. Human Service staff provides short-term counseling, information and referrals, social services, and in some cases, limited emergency financial assistance to residents of the Village of Skokie. The Division also offers activities to Skokie citizens at the Smith Activities Center.

Learn more about the programs and services offered by clicking on one of the following links:

Disability Services
Reserved Residential Disability Parking, Low Vision Support Group, FOCUS (For Optically Challenged Upbeat Sorts), Hearing Loss Support Group, News Tapes for People with Visual Challenges, Lending Closet and Home Delivered Meals.

Family Services
Community Giving Program

Immigrant Services
Immigrant Information Series, International Leadership Academy, Immigrant Services Directory and the Skokie Festival of Cultures.

Senior Services
Home Delivered Meals, SHIP counseling/Medicare, Social Work Services/well-being checks, Benefits Access Application, Lending Closet, AARP Federal Income Tax Aid, , TeenLink, and Simple Wills.

Social Work Services
The Village's social workers provide information, advocacy and short-term counseling for a number of issues.

Transportation Services
Learn more about the Skokie Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR) Program.

Volunteers
Learn more on how you can contribute to the community by volunteering for a Human Services Division activity.

Youth Outreach Program
Learn more about the Village's highly successful program that helps many young people each year.

Smith Activities Center
Visit the Village's Community Calendar for monthly program details.