Serving you during COVID-19

Assessor's Office

Shields Township Assessor's office staff is working remotely. If you need to contact them, please send an email to the appropriate staff member listed below. You should receive a call back within 24 hours. If not, please try again. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

For Senior Freeze Exemption, please see this article with instructions for filing online.

Thank you,
Scott Helton, Shields Township Assessor

Phoenix Rising Food Pantry

Currently the food pantry located in the Shields Township building is closed.

Other Food Resources

Here are some additional food resources in Lake County. Call ahead to confirm they are open as situations change often.

Emmanuel Faith Bible Christian Center, 1840 Lincoln St., North Chicago
Thursdays 9 a.m. to 11 a.m drive-through. Pre-packaged bags

Community Action Partnership of Lake County
Curbside Monday through Friday. Call 847-249-4330 and an application will be taken. Pre-packaged bags distributed.

Catholic Charities, 671 S. Lewis Ave, Waukegan
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To request food call 847-782-4163. Pre-packaged bags distributed.
Also, any Lake County seniors (over 60 years old) who are unable or afraid to pick up food can have food delivered. Call 847-546-5733.

Holy Family Catholic Church, 912 8th Street, Waukegan
Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Prepacked bags distributed.

Phoenix Rising Food Pantry, 906 Muir Avenue, Lake Bluff
By appointment only, 847-579-9739

CATCH - prepared meals delivered to your door

  • COVID-positive individuals
  • Seniors
  • Immigrants
  • Homeless

Call Susan or Angelina (in Spanish), 224-715-3965 or 480-226-6545

School Districts 65 and 115 in Lake Bluff/Lake Forest
Call your school district for a voucher and pick up at Donati’s Pizza in Lake Bluff

North Chicago City Hall
May 16, 10am; drive-through, pre-packed bags

Paris Banquet Hall, Lewis Ave. and 14th Street, North Chicago
Every Sunday 1pm, pre-packaged bags

Catholic Charities
60 or better - register with Catholic Charities by phone, 847-782-4170
Must call by Friday to reserve meals for following Wednesday (3 meals per person for suggested donation of $8.00)
Starting Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Pick up time: 10:00 am—12:00 noon
Location: North Chicago City Hall parking lot, 1850 Lewis Ave.

Get Your Passports Here!

This service is currently on hold but will resume once the office reopens.


There's no quicker, easier way to get or renew your passport!

  • No appointment necessary
  • Passport photos taken too - only $12
  • Prompt, friendly service

Get the details here - and get ready for your next big trip!

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