BLOOM TOWNSHIP SENIOR DEPARTMENT NOW A LEGAL ASSISTANCE CLINIC
"The Bloom Township Senior Department, 425 S. Halsted St., is now a South Suburban Legal Assistance Clinic for the Center for Disability and Elder Law.
The CDEL is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the legal rights of low-income senior citizens and people with disabilities in Cook County since 1984. CDEL offers assistance with several types of civil legal matters, representing hundreds of clients each year, partering with volunteers attorneys, paralegals and law students throughout the Chicago legal community to provide clients with access to high-quality legal services they cannot otherwise afford.
Types of cases that will be accepted include estate planning, including powers of attorney and simple wills; adult guardianship proceedings; housing, landlord/tenant issues, eviction and real property issues; consumer law, consumer fraud, collections, public utilities, contract and warranty disputes; elder financial abuse; family law, including uncontested dissolution of marriage." - SOUTHTOWN STAR
Medicare Part D Open Enrollment
Information and Assistance
SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program)
Our SHIP counselors can answer questions about: Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plans, Prescription Drug Coverage through Medicare and other sources, Long term care Insurance, Medicare Claims and Appeals and Medicare Beneficiary Rights and Guarantees. SHIP counselors do not sell of solicit insurance.
Counseling services are available Monday through Friday from 9:00am -3:30pm.
For more information contact the Bloom Township Center Senior Services Department at (708) 754-9400
Interested persons should contact CDEL at (312) 376-1880, ext. 22, and an appointment at the Chicago Heights location will be scheduled.