Food Pantry

The Grafton Food Pantry, which is located at 11481 Allison Ct. Huntley, IL. 60142, serves over 600 Grafton and Huntley Residents a month. Monetary donations and food items are always welcome. Please click the link below for more information.

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Recycle Cell Phones for Soldiers

We are asking for donations of your old cell phones to help our soldiers. Please drop your old cell phones off at the Township Supervisor's office. Each donated phone will help our soldiers in the field contact loved ones at no cost to them.

Recycle Old Hearing Aids and Eyeglasses

We have a Lions Club collection box for used eyeglasses and hearing aids. Please come into the Supervisor's office to drop off your donations.

Ronald McDonald Pop Tab Drop Off

Please save your pop can tabs and drop them off at the Township Offices. We will make sure they are sent to the Ronald McDonald House to help children who are ill.

Senior Bingo- 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month

Seniors are invited to join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month for bingo, an enrichment presentation, and free lunch. The program begins at 11:00am and ends at 2:30pm. Space is limited. Please check the event calendar on the home page for more details. Please note that there will only be one bingo in December due to the holiday.

Hearing Aid Batteries For Sale

If you need hearing aid batteries, they are available at cost, a card of four batteries for $1.65 and one box of 40 batteries for $16.50, from the Supervisor’s office. The price is very reasonable. Please call ahead to ensure that we have the particular battery that you need in supply. The Supervisor's office currently carries #13 and #312. 

Seniors/Disabled Ride CTA, Metra, and Pace Free/Reduced Applications

Applications are available at Grafton Township Supervisor’s Office, or click HERE for the R.T.A. Senior Ride Reduced/ Free Permit application, or HERE for the Persons with Disabilities Permit application. Click HERE to access the program brochure.The application takes five minutes or less to complete. We will need to copy your driver’s license or state ID and take your photo. It takes about four weeks to receive the permit in the mail. Seniors who are enrolled in the I.D.O.A. Benefit Access Program may apply for the R.T.A. Free Ride Permit. All other seniors may apply for the R.T.A. Reduced Fare Permit. There is no fee for this service. If you have lost your card, click HERE for a replacement card application. The R.T.A. charges a $5.00 fee for the first replacement card and $10.00 for each subsequent replacement card. To see if you qualify for the R.T.A. Free Ride Permit please visit the I.D.O.A. Benefit Access Program's website, www.illinois.gov/aging, or call 1-800-252-8966 for more information. You can also contact the local Senior Services Office, 815-344-3555, for assistance. 

Salvation Army Christmas Program (1-815-455-2769)

Please call the Salvation Army if you are interested in adopting a family for Christmas this year. $20 donation provides shoes for a school aged child. $50 donation furnishes toys for needy children. $100 helps feed and shelter a hurting family. Donations can be sent to 290 W. Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake IL 60014.

Road District Recycling Programs

The Grafton Township Road District is offering paper, clothing, and shoe recycling. Please click HERE for a complete overview of what we can and cannot accept. Please drop off your paper for recycling at the bin located at the township. Shredded paper should be in a plastic bag. Clothing items are also accepted at Grafton Township. Look for the green and white bin.

Filing an Appeal to your Assessment

Call the Assessor’s Office 847-669-3383 for information. Forms are available at the township.

Disabled Parking Placard Applications

Temporary and Permanent disabled parking placard applications are available at the Township Supervisor’s office, 10109 Vine Street, Huntley, or download and print a copy HERE. Temporary placards must be obtained from the Secretary of State’s office in Woodstock. Permanent placards must be obtained from the Secretary of State’s office in Springfield. The proper form can be faxed from your doctor's office to 1-217-524-0119, or mailed in. The placard will be mailed directly to the applicant’s home. The forms are available at the township office, online, or from your doctor’s office.

Other Services Available

  • Notary Public- no charge
  • New Grafton Township Voters Registration
  • Voters Name and Address change
  • General Assistance and Emergency Assistance

Referral Services

  • We can help guide seniors to free services or private pay agencies to help you with the specific needs related to seniors.
  • Our office works to help you find the help you need when you are experiencing financial problems.
  • Help others in the area and set your own schedule! Currently, The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to area shut-ins (815-455-2769 ext. 16).
  • Senior Services in McHenry County(815-356-7457), Kane County(847-741-0404), and Senior Care Volunteer Network (815-455-3120) are in need of volunteers to help seniors with transportation to doctor’s appointments and grocery shopping. Please call the Supervisor's office for more information at 1-847-669-3328.

Permits and Zoning Information

Grafton Township’s Supervisor’s Office is not involved in permits or zoning. These are handled by Village of Huntley departments. The Township Road District may also be involved in approving culverts.
Click here to visit Village of Huntley – Planning & Zoning
Click here to visit Village of Huntley – Building Code & Enforcement