WAUKEGAN TOWNSHIP - Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)


414 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 244-9242


Service Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Provides free health insurance counseling provided through volunteers trained by the Illinois Department of Insurance. Offers assistance with any questions about Medicare. Also educates and assists with:

- Medicare Advantage Plans
- HMOs
- PPOs
- Prescription Drug Coverage through Medicare and other sources
- Extra Help from Social Security for prescription drug costs
- Long-term Care Insurance
- Medicare Claims and Appeals
- Medicare Beneficiary Rights and Guarantees
- Medicaid Medical Coverage
- Medicaid & Medicare Advantage Plans (MMAIs)
- Medicaid Benefits for Home & Community Based Services
- Medicaid Benefits for Sheltered and Long-Term Care
- Medicaid Applications


Must be an individual with a disability (no age limit) or an older adult age 65 years or older who has Medicare or transitioning to Medicare.

Township boundaries do not follow municipal or zip code boundaries. Visit https://maps.lakecountyil.gov/MyGovernmentServices/ to verify township residency. Enter the address of the individual in need in the magnifying glass in the link provided.



Program Fees:

No fee

Intake Process:

Call for an appointment

Documents Required
- Medicare Card (if available)
- List of recent medications being taken


Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 244-9242


Phone Numbers

Primary Program Phone

(847) 244-9242

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

414 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085


414 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

Handicap Accessible?




Volunteer Opportunities:


Legal Status:


Date of Official Change:

October 4, 2023

Geography Served

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  • Illinois
    • Lake County
      • Beach Park
      • North Chicago
      • Wadsworth
      • Waukegan
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