Terry Wilke

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Due to the pandemic, we are requesting that you call before coming to the office of your choice. Many things are changing in the way we distribute items as well as making appointments for all visits. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Stay Healthy!

Mobile COVID19 Test Sites

Wednesday, 11/11, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Highwood Public Library*
102 Highwood Ave., Highwood

Thursday, 11/12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
College of Lake County 
19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake

Saturday, 11/21, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Round Lake High School
800 High School Dr., Round Lake

Wednesday, 11/25, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Highwood Public Library*
102 Highwood Ave., Highwood

*Walk up only test site

Please Donate to Avon Cares Food Pantry

Please Donate to Avon Cares Food Pantry

Do You Need Help Paying Your Rent or Utility Bills?

Have you lost your job because of COVID-19, or do you have large medical bills? If you answered yes and live in Lake County, you can apply. If you qualify and are a renter, you can get help paying your rent, gas and electric bills for up to three months. If you own your own home, you can get help for utility bills only. 

Who is Eligible? 

In order to quality for help:

  • You must be a Lake County resident.
  • You must have recently lost income due to COVID-19, because of a job loss or other reasons, such as because you have to miss work to care for your school-age children. You can also qualify if you have a large unexpected medical cost related to COVID-19.
  • You must have limited savings.
  • Your household must have a current annual household income below the following amounts:
    • 1 Person Household: $51,000
    • 2 Person Household: $58,250
    • 3 Person Household: $65,550 
    • 4 Person Household: $72,800
    • 5 Person Household: $78,650
    • 6 Person Household: $84,450 
    • 7 Person Household: $90,300 
    • 8 Person Household: $96,100 

Who Can I Contact to Apply?

If you believe you are eligible, please call 211 or text your zip code to 898211 for more information and to get help. You will need to fill out an application and provide evidence of your income and expenses. If you are approved, the money will be sent to your landlord or utility company.

Additional Information for Landlords:

Landlords, if your tenant may benefit from this program, please forward this flyer or let them know they can call 211 or text their zip code to 898211. If your tenant qualifies, a CHRP provider will contact you and ask you to complete some verification information. Once approved, the CHRP provider will pay you directly.

The Avon Cares food pantry will be open during normal service hours. We will be supplying food boxes via drive-thru service.      The hours are…
Monday and Wednesday 1pm- closes when 70 families are served and Friday 9am- closes when 70 families are served.   
La despensa de alimentos de Avon Cares estará abierta durante las horas normales de servicio. Estaremos suministrando cajas de alimentos a través del servicio drive-thru. El horario es … lunes y miércoles 1 pm y viernes de 9 a.m.

Census Job Fair: apply for this opportunity to help your community.

Click the link if you are Senior with food insecurities


CALL 211  or go to

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In an effort to reduce potential exposure of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to Lakes Disposal employees and the recycling center, if you or someone in your household has tested positive or is exhibiting symptoms to COVID-19, please bag your recyclables and place them in your trash container.  Please continue this practice until all symptoms subside.  If there are no signs of COVID-19 in your household, please continue to place loose recyclables in your recycle container.  Thank you.

Kind regards,

Lakes Disposal Services

Call Us at:
(847) 366-8582
(815) 675-0400

 This is a great opportunity to increase Avon Cares Food Pantry’s AmazonSmile donations by reminding your supporters to shop at Amazon Smiles

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  The Avon Cares Food Pantry is looking to have more people of the community involved. You could be a volunteer or even be a Board Member! Contact us at 847-546-1476 if you would like to help serve your community.

 Community Links

Our Community Links Tab offers an excellent array of services in Avon Township and Lake County, such as transportation, food pantry, park districts, senior centers, villages and many more. Just added, Affordable Housing Opportunities for low-income families.