- Boys’ basketball holiday tournament tips off tonight
- Ribbon-cutting for Children’s Holiday Shoppe Nov. 26; shop is open Nov. 29-Dec. 21
- Rockford Rescue Mission invites community to Thanksgiving banquet Nov. 26
- Rockton’s new business district welcomes family owned Dr. Detail U.S. Cellular
- 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition winners named
- Open house for new library executive director tonight
- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
Lifescape accepts Illinois Cares Rx & Circuit Breaker signups
From press release
It’s time to reapply for the Circuit Breaker and Illinois Cares Rx Program. Even if you have applied in the past, seniors 65 and older must reapply in order to participate. The program can help pay for prescriptions, offer a possible cash grant for property tax and rent relief and provides a discount for your vehicle license plate sticker.
In order to take part in the Circuit Breaker and Illinois Cares Rx Program, applicants must be 65 and older or 16 and older and disabled. The 2010 household income must be less than $27,160 for a single or less than $36,635 for a married couple. Assets are not factored into income.
Lifescape Community Services can help applicants file the necessary papers in order to participate in the program. To schedule an appointment or to answer any questions, call Lifescape Community Services at (815) 963-1609. Caseworkers are also providing visits to homebound individuals.