Community Conversation Webinar
Mount Prospect’s Community Engagement Committee will be hosting a virtual “Community Conversation” on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 6-7:30 pm via a video webinar.
The conversation will be focused around the national discussion concerning racial justice issues, equality, diversity and inclusion. Panelists will include Mayor Arlene Juracek, Community Engagement Committee members, community members, representatives of the Mount Prospect Police Department, the Board of Fire and Police Commission, Human Services Department, and faith leaders.
Registration is required. Sign up for the Webinar
Mental Health Matters Webinar Series
In May, the Village of Mount Prospect Human Services Department collaborated with several social service agencies to host Mental Health Matters; a free virtual webinar series to help community members of all ages learn how to cope and support loved ones during COVID-19 pandemic. To view the recorded webinars click on the link below.
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT RETURN DATES
If you have borrowed medical equipment from our Lending Closet and it is due to be returned, we have two days in July for you to return the equipment. The items are to be dropped off at the "old" Fire Station 13 at 112 E. Northwest Highway on either Thursday, August 6, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, or on Thursday, August 20, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Please note: We are unable to accept donations of packaged food until further notice.
50 S. Emerson Street
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Human Services Key Links
Director of Human Services: Julie Kane
Deputy Director of Human Services: Esther Martinez
847/870-5680 (Phone) 847/818-5321 (Fax)
Department Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis
The Human Services Department staff are available to assist residents in need by appointment only at this time. Department staff may be reached by phone at both Village Hall 847/870-5680 and the Community Connections Center 847/506-4930. The Village's food pantry will remain open and staff is prepared to screen new participants via phone. Learn more at www.mountprospect.org/foodpantry. Staff is pre-packing food and participants must call Human Services at 847/870-5680 or the Community Connections Center at 847/506-4930 to initiate an appointment for curbside pick-up. Those whose health is compromised may be eligible to have their food delivered. Senior Citizens and other residents with special needs are encouraged to call the Human Services Department for assistance.
The mission of the Human Services Department is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people and community we serve through the provision of nursing and social services.
The Department offers a wide variety of services and programs to meet the needs of its residents. The majority of services are offered at both our Village Hall location (50 S. Emerson St.) and at the Community Connections Center (1711 W. Algonquin Rd.). A number of staff members are bilingual in English/Spanish. For more information, please call 847/870-5680.