Local Resources

Discover the available local resources catering to residents of Homer Township, whether you’re seeking to recycle a television or explore job opportunities. Many of these resources are offered at no cost.

Animal Shelter

The Tender Loving Care Animal Shelter, more often referred to as T.L.C., has been in operation since April 1974 and has served the community as a private, non-profit, humane society- dedicated to the prevention of abuse, neglect, and cruelty to animals.

Tender Loving Care Animal Shelter
13016 West 151st Street
Homer Glen IL 60491
(708) 301-1594

Com Ed Bill Assistance

Sometimes we all need a little help. Take advantage of our financial assistance programs designed to lend a hand when you need it most.

Disaster & Poison

The Disaster Distress Helpline1-(800)985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.

Poison Control- 24-hour hotline 1-(800)222-1222

Domestic Violence & Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline can help victims, survivors of domestic violence. Call 1-(800)799-7233. Chat w/ an advocate on our website.

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-(800)4AChild (1-(800)422-4453 or text 1-(800)422-4453 is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional

Since it was first created in 1994, the National Sexual Assault Hotline (1-(800)656HOPE and online.rainn.org) has helped more than 3 million people affected by sexual violence. Before the telephone hotline was created, there was no central place where survivors could get help.

Elder Abuse Reporting– 24-hour Hotline 1-(800)252-8966

Eyeglasses & Hearing Aids

Donate gently used eye glasses & hearing aids
Sponsored by the Homer Glen Gleaners of Oak Arbor
Collected at the Homer Township Administration Office
14350 W. 151st St.
Homer Glen, IL
Monday–Friday 8am to 4pm.


DCFS– 24-hour hotline 1-(800)252-2873

Homer Weatherization

The Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP) helps low income residents and households conserve fuel and reduce energy costs by making their homes and apartments more energy efficient

Jobs & Scholarships

Jobs for People by the will county work services, provides job listings and schoalrship opportunities. Employers can also seek out local candidates, list jobs adn apply for

On-The-Job Training Grants..

Library Homebound Services

This service is for Homer Township Public Library District Residents who are temporarily or permanently confined to their homes. Citizens can request specific categories and/or titles of books, magazines and videos. Their staff will be happy to gather your selections.  Even library memberships can be obtained through the V.I.P. service.
Contact the library for further details.
14320 W. 151st Street
Homer Glen, Illinois 60441
(708) 301-7908
Call Maryellen Reed at x234 for more info

Medical Equipment

Medical Equipment

Homer Township has a limited selection of medical equipment (walker, cane, shower seat, wheelchair, transfer seat, etc…) that we can loan out, at no cost to Homer Township residents, for up to 90 days.
Please call the Administrative Office at (708) 301-0522 to see if any of these items may be available to assist in your recovery.


Visit willcountygreen,com for more information

The below nearby communities have partnered with Will County Green to provide electronics drop-off locations for Homer Township residents. MUST show proof of residency

Lockport Public Works
(2 TV’s Max)
17112 S. Prime Blvd.
(167th between Gougar & Cedar)
Tel: 815/838-0549 (Option 8)
Tues & Friday 6:00 am – 11:00 am
Go To Website
Lockport Metal Recycling
(NO TV’s)
20630 W. Gaskin Dr.
(Renwick & Weber)
Tel: (815)401-9330
Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday 8:00am – 1:00pm
Go To Website
New Lenox Township
(2 TV’s Max)
1100 S. Cedar Rd
2nd &4th Wednesdays
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Go To Website
Romeoville Public Works
(2 TV’s Max)
615 Anderson Dr.
1st &3rd Tuesdays
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Go To Website

Public Transportation

Pace & Metra Services

Suicide & Mental Health

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-(800)273-TALK (8255) for English, 1-888-628-9454 for Spanish, is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Cares Hotline – for those experiencing a mental health crisis 1-(800)345-9049

Traffic & Construction

Getting Around Illinois is a web-based interactive mapping site that provides the ability to search and display several sources of transportation data. You can find information on winter road conditions, annual average daily traffic, road construction, trucking routes, and planned road projects.


Free, confidential support for Veterans in crisis and their families and friends. Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-(800)273-8255 and Press 1 or text to 838255.