The Village of New Lenox, Illinois was first settled in the late 1820s and was officially established in the 1850s when Will County was created with the building of the Rock Island Railroad. Originally named Tracey in honor of the Rock Island Railroad’s superintendent, the new settlement officially became New Lenox Township in 1863. The new township has enjoyed a proud heritage since then.
Located at the heart of Will County, New Lenox has thirty-six square miles within its jurisdiction. It provides its people with senior housing programs, service and environmental programs, and preservation of historic sites.
New Lenox is home to some famous athletes, politicians, professionals and other notable people in America. In 2010, The New Lenox was officially certified as the 9th “Safe Community” in the United States by the National Safety Council (NSC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). At present, New Lenox intends to work on keeping the township a great place to live in America.
A statute granted New Lenox, Illinois powers to provide general assistance to the poor and the needy and equal assessment of all real estate within the jurisdiction.
Legal aid clinics offer New Lenox residents pro bono services. These clinics are:
- Kane County Bar Association LRS
- Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
- First Defense Legal Aid,
- Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
- Chicago Legal Clinic Pro Bono Program
- The Law Project
- Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic
In 2019, owners of a suburban, youth counseling center in Chicago were recently found to have defrauded Illinois Medicaid and its managed-care organization of approximately $4 million. The co-owners, along with a foundation employee, falsely billed Illinois Medicaid for counseling services, record-keeping, and non-reimbursable activities like staff training and clinical supervision. The indictment states that the owners directed the foundation employee to backdate and falsify patient records. The co-owners were charged with six counts of health care fraud while the employee with five counts of healthcare fraud.
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