With headquarters at the corner of Buffalo Grove Road and Main Street, Vernon Township is a governing body that…More serves the northern three-quarters of Buffalo Grove, as well as portions of surrounding towns, including Arlington Heights, Bannockburn, Indian Creek, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, Long Grove, Mettawa, Riverwoods, Vernon Hills and Wheeling.
The administration building houses the offices of the township clerk, assessor and highway commissioner.
Funded with tax dollars, the township provides a range of services, including general and emergency assistance, job counseling referrals, transportation and programs for seniors.
A food pantry stocked by residents' donations assists families in need. The township sponsors a number of other donation-reliant giving programs, including the provision of school supplies, Thanksgiving food and holiday gifts.