Leyden Township

The Town of Leyden (Leyden Township)was established on April 2, 1850. Leyden Township includes unincorporated Leyden Township, Elmwood Park, River Grove, Franklin Park, Schiller Park, the City of Northlake and portions of Norridge, Park Ridge, Rosemont, Melrose Park and Bensenville.

Leyden Township’s campus is located at 2501 N. Mannheim Rd., Franklin Park. For a comprehensive list of services provided or more information, visit www.leydentownship.com
or call (847) 455-8616.

Leyden Township officials

Joseph Thomas, Supervisor
Jamie Losurdo, Clerk
Al Biancalana, Assessor
Vince Fiorito, Highway Commissioner


Ronald Klinger
Nick Pecora
William Otte
Rodney Tole

Leyden Township staff

Greg Ignoffo, Township Administrator
Melissa Bukovatz, Director of Events & Community Outreach

Township-wide services include:

Animal Control
Food Pantry
Mental Health Services
Mosquito Abatement
Pace Bus
Scholarship Fund
Social Welfare Services
Red Cross Emergency Shelter
Veterans Honor Wall
Warming & Cooling Centers
Youth Programs

Grant support goes to the following groups:

Access to Care
Boy Scouts of America
General Program
Leyden Area Special Education


Leyden Family Services
Leyden United Seniors
Oak Leyden
Psychiatric services
Triton R.S.V.P.
Youth Outreach Services

Assessor’s office

Property Tax Bills
Senior Freeze

General assistance & other social programs

Assistance With Access to Care
Food Pantries
Holiday Needy Program
General Assistance
Rent & Utility Assistance
Shelter Information

Senior services

Lending Closet
Meals on Wheels
Senior & Disabled RTA Passes
Senior Trips & Events
Subsidized Taxi Program
Wellness Checks

State of Illinois Veterans Affairs satellite office

Compensation & Pension
Education & Training
Employment Benefits
Health Care & Pharmacy Programs
Housing Benefits
Insurance Programs
Military License Plates
Military Records

Parks & recreation

Adult & Children’s Programs
Annual Tree-Lighting Ceremony
Annual Trek to the REC 5K Run/Walk
Fitness Center
Fitness Classes
Holiday Events
Meetings & Teambuilding
No-School Camps
Open Gym
Room Rentals for Parties