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Waiting Lists Open for Families, Elderly, Disabled, or Involuntary Displaced

The Carroll County Housing Authority (CCHA) is only accepting applications from persons that are families, elderly, disabled, or displaced by a natural or government action for its Low Income Public Housing waiting lists.

Application Information Must Be Current and Up to Date

It is important to the application process that all your information is correct and up to date at all times. If anything changes, (i.e. mailing address, email address, household members) you must contact the Carroll County Housing Authority in writing to have your application updated and reflect such changes. Send all notifications of changes to pattyaccha@grics.net.

Holiday Schedule

Attached is Carroll County Housing Authority’s 2017 holiday schedule. Click here for a list of days our offices will be closed for holidays in 2017.

7th Annual CCHA Halloween Bash

Ghouls, Goblins, and Witches too…we are having our 7th Annual CCHA HALLOWEEN BASand inviting you. Something’s a brewing, and it will certainly be ghoulishly fun…a wicked good time for everyone. We will be serving up refreshments and witches brew…wear your costume, there will be prizes too!

So fly on over to our Haunted Mest Manor for a creepy afternoon of food, fun, games, and a little fear….Halloween night is drawing near!

Please R.S.V.P. to the CCHA office by Tuesday, October 24th.

DATE:   Tuesday, October 31st

TIME:   12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   Haunted Mest Manor (Dining Room)

 

FHN Flu Shots 2017

With flu season fast approaching, the Freeport Health Network will be offering flu shots at our host site of Mest Manor (525 Third Street, Dining Room) as follows:

DATE: Friday, October 6th

TIME:  1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Medical cards and photo IDs will be requested)

COST: High Dose will be $62.00 for persons over 65 if not covered by Medicare Part B or Medicare Replacement Plan accepted by FHN. Persons under 65 will be give the Quadrivalent vaccine with an out of pocket cost of $28.00. No insurance plan claims can be processed other than Medicare Part B or Medicare Replacement Plan.

Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the U.S. every winter, usually   between the months of October and May. Flu is caused by the influenza virus, and can be spread by coughing, sneezing, and close contact. Symptoms come on suddenly and may last several days. They include: fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue, cough, headache, runny or stuffy nose. FLU VACCINE is our best protection from flu and its complications.

 

Illinois LIHEAP

The Illinois Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist eligible low income households pay for winter energy services. LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used for energy bills.

Effective October 1, 2017, Tri-County Opportunities Council will be completing LIHEAP applications at their office (located at 1801 Chicago Avenue, Savanna, IL) for the following individuals: Elderly (62 or older), and Disabled

In addition, a Tri-County Opportunities Council representative will be available at Mest Manor (morning), and Maple Lane (afternoon) on Monday, October 30th, to meet with eligible Carroll County Housing Authority residents, and assist them with completing the LIHEAP application. If interested, please stop by or call (815-273-7081) the CCHA office to schedule an appointment. For further information, please contact Bonnie Norman at our local Tri-County Opportunities Council office at (815) 273-2240.