3510 Bay Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Office Hours
7:00 - 3:30 M - F
Phone: (815) 459-4011
FAX: (815) 459-4023

Information For Seniors

The Catholic Charities Nutritional Program
For more info on how to receive services or to volunteer, call 815-344-3555

In Crystal Lake call 815-956-7457
In McHenry call 815-344-3555


1. Age Qualification: Applicants must be 65 years of age or older to qualify or no more than 3 weeks prior to their 65th birthday.

2. Fill out an application: Applications are available at the Nunda Township Supervisors office between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:30 pm.

3. Proof of Age: Applicant must present proof of age by providing the original of one of the following: Drivers's License, State ID card, US Immigration Alien Registration Card, Medicare card or Passport.

4. A photo will be taken at applicaton to be sent with registration form (at no charge).

5. Process: The Nunda Township Superviors office will send all necessary informtion to the RTA office and after approval a permit will be mailed directly to the address provided by the applicant within four weeks of RTA's receipt of materials.

The Illinois Department on Aging offers a Benefit Access Program for seniors and persons with disablilities for help with:

Free Transit Rides
License plate discounts

To be eligible for these benefits, you must submit a Benefit Access Application on the Internet. Paper applications are not available. Assistance applying is available at the Township. Call 815-459-4011 for an appointment at the township, or apply online at www.illinois.gov/aging/BenefitsAccess.

Important qualification questions for Benefit Access Program:

1. Do you live in Illinois?

2. Is your income less than
$27,610 for a one person household?
$36,635 for a two person household?
$45,657 for a three person household?

3. Are you:
16 years of age and disabled?
65 years or older?

Please call the Nunda Township Supervisor's Office with any questions: (815) 459-4011 or

Visit www.illinois.gov/aging/BenefitsAccess for more information.