Sam Yingling
Avon Township Supervisor

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The township supervisor is chief executive officer of the township, chairman of the board of trustees, supervisor of general assistance, and the treasurer of all funds, including general assistance and all road and bridge funds. The township supervisor handles the daily operations of the township administration building and the township food pantry.


  • General Assistance
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry (For Avon Township residents that need assistance with food)
  • Prescription Discount Cards
  • Circuit Breaker Forms
  • Salvation Army/Sharing the Warmth Program
  • Referrals to Other Agencies for Assistance
  • Handicap Placard (Form must be signed by a doctor and brought to the Township Office)
  • RTA, Metra, Pace Senior Passes
  • 911 Anytime Anywhere Cell Phone Program
  • Voter Registration
  • Absentee Voting
  • Early Voting
  • Notary Service
  • Farmers Market Coupons
  • Mosquito Abatement Larvae Control
  • Drop-off Point for Eyeglasses and Hearing Aids for Lions Club
  • Senior Citizen Recognition Day
    The Senior Citizen Recognition Day is held annually during the summer months, most recently at Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville. Many agencies as well as the townships assist the Lake County Board in sponsoring this event. Avon Township provides free transportation from area Senior Centers. Food, beverages, prizes, entertainment, services and information booths create a fun filled day which is provided free to all Lake County Seniors.

For more information about these services, please call 847-546-1446.