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Avoid Student Debt  
Avoid Student Debt

Learn How to Avoid Student Debt

The College of Lake County (CLC) is sponsoring three presentations by John Wasik, author of The Debt Free Degree on:

  • May 10, 2016 at the LC Lakeshore Campus, 1 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, Illinois, Room 008;

and repeated

  • May 16, 2016 at the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Grayslake, Illinois, Room C005.

Mr. Wasik will discuss finding the best colleges offing the most financial assistance, navigating and managing college loans and avoiding scams.

John Wasik is a personal finance columnist/blogger for
Reuters, he covers investing/investor protection, financial planning, taxes, insurance, retirement, college and life planning. He has won 18 awards for his columns and investigative reporting, including the National Press Club award for Consumer Journalism.

Both presentations are free and open to the public.

For more information contact: ClC Admissions and Recruitment at 847.543.2090 or

Read for Joy

Read for Joy Starts Thursday, April 21, 2016

The YWCA Lake County is sponsoring Read for Joy, a series of three (3) school readiness sessions for parents and children ages 0 to 3 the third Thursday of April, May and June from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The sessions will provide the framework to guide parents in nurturing school readiness and child development. These will be fun, interactive sessions so bring your children with you.

Groups will meet at the YWCA Lake County located at 1425 Tri-State Parkway, Suite 180, Gurnee, Illinois. For more information, call 847-662-4247.

CAP Walk

NEW DATE! Community Action Partnership 9th Annual Anti-Poverty 3K Walk, Saturday June 4, 2016

The Community Action Partnership of Lake County (CAP) is sponsoring Why I Walk 2016 3Kwalk on June 4, 2016 at 8:30 am checkin and registration begins. The Walk begins at 9:30 am.

Advanced registration is $15, registration at the door is $20. Walk registration may be done online or at the CAP offices.

For more information, contact Lisa Hayes at 847-249-4330 or by email at

CAP Job Fair

CAP Catering Presents a Steppin' Competition, Saturday, June 4, 2016

Become a contestant in the CAP Catering Dance Competition on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the CAP Banquet and Meeting Center.

First Prize $500, 2nd Prize $250 and Third Prize $100, awarded per couple.

Entry fees are $50 per person and must be paid by May 20, 2016. Entries can be made and paid online, mailed to Community Action Partnership of Lake County, PO Box 9059, Waukegan, IL 60079-9059 or in person between 10 am and 4 pm weekdays.

For more information. contact Marsha Belcher at 847-249-4330 or at

Election Judge Recruitment

The Lake County Clerk is Recruiting Election Judges

The Lake County Clerk is currently recruiting election workers for 2016 and are encouraging bilingual judges to apply. Election judges must be registered voters. Anyone interested in becoming an Election Judge can call the Lake County Clerk's office at 847-377-2408 or go to to get more information.

Preparing for Immigration Changes Flow Chart

Important Information About Changes in Immigration

Mano a Mano Family Resource Center presented at the CLULC member meeting in February. We want to share more information and resources with the Latino Community about immigration policy. Please follow the links to learn more about Administrative Relief; what it is and how to recieve services.

Mano a Mano Family Resource Center presento en la junta general de la Coalición en el mes de Febrero. Queremos darle mas información y recursos a la comunidad Latina sobre las pólizas de inmigración. Siga los siguientes lasos para aprender más sobre el Alivio Administrativo: Que es y como recibir servicios.

To learn more, click on the following links:
"Executive Action on Immigration" a presentation from Mano a Mano
What Is Admin Relief? - IL is Ready
¿Que Es El Alivio Administrative? - IL is Ready
What is Administrative Relief? - Immigration Integration Network of Lake County
¿Que Es El Alivio Administrative? - Red De Integración Al Immigrante Del Condado De Lake
Administrative Relief Flow Chart - IL is Ready

United Way Help Guides

Updated United Way Find Help Guides Available Soon! Order Now!

To order United Way Find Help Guides:

  1. Click here to visit the United Way web site to access the online order form.
  2. Estimate the number of Help Guides you will really need since the same information is available at find
  3. Include the online Find Help Guide URL ( on your web site or newsletter.

Post date: June 6, 2014


Do Need Information About Passports?

The Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court's office has passport applications and information on obtaining or renewing a passport. Passport applications are processed at the Clerk of the Cicuit Court's office Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

The office is located at the Lake County Building, 18 N. County St., Waukegan, IL 60085 and the telephone number is 847.377.3380. Click here for more infomation in Spanish and English.

Post date: March 6, 2014

Lake County Seal

Lake County Circuit Clerk Public Access System is Now Live!

The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is responsible for maintaining a record of all traffic, civil, criminal and juvenile cases filed and heard in Lake County. These records are now available online to the general public. The Circuit Clerk's office collects and disburses traffic and criminal fines, civil fees, child support and processes passport applications. Office staff is also responsible for recording filed documents and attending court for the purposes of maintaining a record of all proceedings.

Click the following link to review these records and documents:

Post date: December 21, 2013

Waukegan Township Park Place News and Events

Visit the Waukegan Township website and its Facebook page, to be up to date with all it events, trips, and more!

For a listing of events, activities and services at Park Place click: Waukegan Township Park Place News and Events

Post date: ongoing

BENNU Legal Services Available in Round Lake

Confidential Legal Consultations in Round Lake - Immigration

Dates: Every other Thursday
Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM ( by appointment )
Location: Avon Township, 427 E. Washington St.
Round Lake Park, IL 60073

Please call BENNU Legal Services at 847-478-8200 to schedule your 30-minute individual consultation with an experienced member of our legal staff at a low cost ($30)

Click here to view more information...

Post date: ongoing