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Hanover Township Mental Health Board awards funding at August meeting

Funding is available to any 501c3 agency serving Township residents in the areas of mental health, developmental disabilities or substance abuse.

Post Date:08/31/2018

The Hanover Township Mental Health Board approved $49,698 in funding at their August 28 meeting.

Gigi’s Play House in Hoffman Estates received $11,000 in capital funding for their expansion of professional and fitness programs. The agency offers free therapeutic and educational programming to individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

Clearbrook received $5,000 in capital funding update their community home in Hoffman Estates that serves people over a range of ages and disabilities.

The Board awarded also awarded $5,000 in capital funding to Renz Addiction Counseling Center in Elgin to update building infrastructure.  

Shelter, Inc. received $5,000 in capital funding for a vehicle purchase to transport children and adults to medical appointments, therapy and specialized care.

The Board approved $7,000 in emergency funding to Administer Justice, a non-profit based in Elgin that provides a variety of services to low-income individuals facing civil legal matters. The agency served 137 Township residents last year. 

Funding is available to any 501c3 agency serving Township residents in the areas of mental health, developmental disabilities or substance abuse.

To view a complete list of approved funding, please visit www.hanover-township.org.

The volunteer board advocates for increasing the availability and quality of mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services by allocating funds to nonprofit agencies that provides services to Township residents. Last year, the board approved over one million dollars in funds to local agencies.

The board meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, at 6:30PM at the Township Hall at 250 S. IL Route 59 in Bartlett.  The board will meet next on Tuesday, September 26.

Hanover Township serves over 101,000 residents in portions of the Cook County communities of Streamwood, Elgin, Bartlett, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg.

For questions about the Mental Health Board or to learn more about their funded agencies, please call (630) 837-0301 or visit www.hanover-township.org.  
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