Office of Citizen Services

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  1. About OCS
  2. Volunteer
  3. Senior Citizens Council
  4. Mission Statement


OCS operates with a full-time department director and assistant, two part-time secretaries, two part-time mini-bus drivers, two meals-on-wheels drivers, and office volunteers. The department strives to grow and maintain current information on federal, state, and local programs. Professional affiliations include:

  • American Association of Retired People (AARP)
  • Evergreen Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Illinois Association of Senior Centers
  • National Council on Aging (NCOA)
  • National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC)
  • National Organization of Disabled (NOD)
  • Palos, Lemont, Orland, and Worth Township (PLOWS)
  • South Suburban Area Agency on Aging (SSAAA)

These affiliations benefit all village residents who, at one time or another, require assistance, information, and referral.