Health & Services
The City of Berwyn offers a variety of health and human services for its residents in partnership with various local entities such as the Berwyn Township, The Public Health District and the Senior Services Division of the City of Berwyn.
Township of Berwyn
The Berwyn Township Assessor’s Office assists homeowners with the filing of Property Tax appeals and applications for Cook County Property Tax exemptions (homeowner, senior, disabled, and veteran) and serves as a liaison between the Cook County Assessor’s Office and our residents. Additionally, the Township coordinates the local General Assistance program that offers financial assistance for qualifying individuals in accordance with the Illinois State Statutes.
Within the Township, residents can receive assistance to acquire Handicapped Parking Placards
Handicapped Parking Placards
Applications for a State of Illinois “Persons with Disabilities” Parking Placard are available in the Township office.
Click Here to learn more about the additional services offered by the Township
SENIOR & DISABILITY SERVICES
The mission of the Senior Services Division is to provide quality services for Berwyn’s seniors and persons with disabilities, including low-cost transportation, lawn service, leaf blowing, snow removal, a handyman program for minor home repairs, and social programming. Residents must be preapproved. For more information and to sign up for services, Click Here.
BERWYN TOWNSHIP 708 Community Mental Health Board
The Berwyn Township 708 Community Mental Health Board promotes a community based system of quality services relating to mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse. These services should be comprehensive in nature and equitably available to all residents of the Township of Berwyn. Click Here to learn more about the programs and services available to residents.
BERWYN PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT
The Berwyn Public Health District services include our clinic which offers immunizations, school physicals, hearing, vision and blood pressure screenings, dental education and services for schools. KidCare/ Access to Care application assistance is provided. Rx takeback program and sharps disposal services are also offered to keep these items out of landfills and water supplies.
The Sanitation Department is responsible for inspections of food service businesses. They work in tandem with the City of Berwyn regarding residential complaints. Berwyn birth and death certificates are available through our Vital Records Department for a fee.