About Our Community
Welcome to St. James Senior Estates (SJSE), a brand-new, maintenance-free
and secure place to live that's an affordable housing option
for age- and income-qualified seniors. SJSE also has limited market
St. James Senior Estates, located in Crete, Ill., officially opened
its door in fall 2006. It is the first affordable housing community
to be developed by St. Joseph Senior Housing and the Franciscan
Sisters of Chicago Service Corporation (FSCSC), which also manages
Franciscan Communities and its 16 senior living communities. FSCSC
has provided quality care, housing and community-based services
for over 110 years. SJSE was developed with special attention given
to every detail so that each of our residents can live life to
the fullest affordably.
Through the support of the Illinois Housing Development Authority
(IHDA), SJSE offers you spacious apartments and generous amenities
that can provide you with everything you need to enjoy life. Plus,
we reduce your burdens by offering maintenance-free living. No
more lawns to mow, snow to shovel, leaves to rake or costly and
time-consuming home repairs to make.
In order to qualify, you must be age 62 or older and earn between
30 and 60 percent of the median income for Will County. The median
income fluctuates and a number of items must be calculated to verify
if one qualifies. Call (708) 367-4517 for additional information
regarding the qualification process.
Imagine having a media center, library, fitness area, hair salon,
club room and an outdoor patio all onsite and right outside your
Are you concerned with privacy and security? No need to worry
at St. James Senior Estates. We're a secure access controlled
building with an onsite resident manager. Every day, and at any
time, you will enjoy peace of mind. And, we are located on the
same campus as St. James Manor & Villas, where our residents
can receive a continuum of care if their health needs change.
Our community's 10-acre site and expansive interior rooms
and spacious apartments provide our residents with a uniquely tranquil
and secluded setting. Please come see St. James Senior Estates
with your own eyes. We'd love to meet you!
Call (708) 367-4517 now to schedule a personal visit!