Serving seniors, family caregivers,
and the community.

(847) 381-5030


During the past 29 years, the Barrington Area Council on Aging has been the primary organization in the Barrington area that assists our growing population of seniors and family caregivers as they deal with issues related to aging.

None of this would be possible without the help of our community. BACOA is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3), and private contributions are a critical resource for us to provide these important services and programs. More than 90 percent of our funding is from private contributions made by the generous Barrington community: individuals, businesses, the Barrington Area United Way, foundations and service organizations.


Contribute Now

Put your dollars to work faster!

  1. Secure Online Contribution
  2. Print out a contribution form and send your gift by mail.  Adobe PDF Icon
    (Checks may be made payable to the Barrington Area Council on Aging.)


Monthly Giving - Join BACOA's Keystone Circle

Monthly giving to BACOA is easy and efficient for you and helps save valuable resources. Find out more.


Legacy Society

Designating a legacy - large or small - will represent your enduring values.

By including BACOA in your estate and financial plans, you become a member in BACOA's Legacy Society, which recognizes individuals who invest on the future of BACOA.  A gift of any size can make a difference, and we can help you find the giving strategy that works best for you.

As a member, you will receive an invitation to our annual donor recognition reception and a listing in the Legacy Society honor roll.  We will honor your preferences regarding the details of your bequest, and all information that you share with us will be held in the utmost confidence.

For more information, call Joyce Palmquist at (847) 852-3895.


Special Gifts

Memorial Gifts

A memorial gift is a lasting testimony to the life of a beloved family member or friend who has passed on - and can provide comfort and compassion to someone who has had a loss.

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Honor Gift

An honor gift is an ideal way to celebrate special people and events in your life. A card will be sent to notify recipients that a gift was made in their honor.

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Make a difference with a match!

You can often double or triple your gift with matching funds provided by your employer. Check with your company's human resources department to learn if your company offers a matching gift option.

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