In September 2003, the new senior citizen housing complex, the first of its kind in New Lenox, was completed and…More ready for the tenants to move in. The complex, which is right next door to the New Lenox Township Office, consists of 24 apartments, 6 two-bedroom and 18 one-bedroom.
Applicants must be 62 years of age or older, be a New Lenox Township resident at the time of the application, and be able to live independently. Each applicant will be placed on the waiting list and contacted in the order of application when vacancy occurs
The 2,800-square-foot community room has provided additional space for civic gatherings, it acts as the staging area for the Lions Club's Christmas Basket program and for the Township's Operation Santa Claus.
Through a cooperative agreement with the Park District, it serves as a satellite facility for their senior recreation, exercise, and social enrichment programs.
A kitchen has been added to the Community Room, which now facilitates the Will County Senior Services Meals on Wheels program.