Public Information Document 2016-2018

The proposed 2018 Amendment to the Area Plan for the years 2016-2018 summarizes the community based programs that Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging proposes utilizing federal and state funding to meet the needs of older adults, their caregivers and adults with disabilities. We encourage the public to review the document and attend any of the public hearings listed below.

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging will conduct two public hearings on the proposed 2018 Amendment to the Area Plan for the years 2016-2018. The general public, community agencies and legislators, are invited to join us for these hearings and provide comment on our plans for utilizing federal and state funds to provide community based services for older adults and adults with disabilities in Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Warren counties in Western Illinois. For more information, please read the Public Hearing Notice on page 3 of the 2018 Amendment. The Public Hearings will be held at:

Monday, May 22, 2017
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Putnam County Community Center
128 First Street
Standard, Illinois 61363

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging
729 – 34th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Anyone who would like to schedule an opportunity to testify at one or more of the hearings should contact Barbara Eskildsen at 1-800-322-1051 or by email at Written comments will also be accepted through June 5, 2017, at WIAAA, 729 34th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201 or by email send to


Illinois Budget Impasse Survey Results
Our partners at United Way of Illinois have released results from the fourth Illinois State Budget Impasse survey which shows how the lack of a state budget is starving the nonprofit sector and leaving our most vulnerable citizens at risk. Please take a moment to learn more about the situation and contact your local representatives about this issue. Please contact WIAAA with any questions at (309) 793-6800.

Central IL Results
Northern IL Results
Final Results