Riverside Township

Often the Village of Riverside and Riverside Township and the various services they provide get confused. The historical building at 27 Riverside Road where both the Township and the Village offices are located is called Riverside Town Hall, owned and operated by the Riverside Township. The township represents the residents of Riverside, North Riverside, Riverside Lawn, Brookfield and Lyons. Their office is located to the left of the front entrance of the Town Hall and their office hours are 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday - Friday.

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Services Offered by Riverside Township


Nurse’s Closet


This service offers short-term loan of durable medical equipment including walkers, crutches, canes, wheelchairs, bath benches and commodes. Donations of equipment are welcome as well.

Handicapped Parking Placards


Applications for the handicapped placard are available in the Township office. The office issues a temporary placard once the application is completed. Completed applications for permanent placards must be mailed to Springfield.

Food Pantry


The pantry offers non-perishable food to the residents in need. Donations of non-perishable food from residents help to keep the pantry shelves fully stocked.

Reduced Fare Transit Card for Seniors


Applications for the Reduced Fare Permit for seniors are available at the Township Office. Once the application is completed, the office will take your picture and mail it in to be processed.

Voter Registration and Notary Public


Both of these services are available in the Township office during regular business hours.

Discount Prescription Cards


The Township is partnered with Financial Marketing Concepts, Inc. to offer a discount prescription card to residents.

General Assistance


The General Assistance program is designed to help needy residents who are not eligible for Social Security or a state supported program. In order to determine if one meets all requirements necessary, contract the Township Supervisor at 708-442-4400.

Senior Assistance


The Township has connections to various agencies which offer assistance to seniors. Please contact the Township for more information on these services.  


Tax Assessor's Office


The Tax Assessor’s office handles questions on your property taxes and is located on the 3rd floor of the Town Hall. Office hours for the tax assessor are 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Monday - Friday. You can contact them by phone at 708-447-7700.