Department of Risk Management

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Office staffing is limited as Risk Management employees may be working remotely. Please contact the voice message system 312-603-6385 or the email message system  and a member of the department will get back to you as soon as possible.  

Employees and their dependents should continue to monitor these pages for updates.


The Department of Risk Management is responsible for the cost-effective and customer-focused administration of Countywide employee benefits, workers' compensation programs, and general liability programs in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.

Employee Self Service

If you have any difficulty accessing Employee Self Service, please see the list below to contact your agency’s technology help desk.

Cook County IT Help Desk Directory 


Board of Review 

Chief Judge 

Clerk of the Circuit Court 

Cook County Health 

  • (312) 864-4357 

County Clerk 

  • Submit a ticket in ClerkIT.  

Forest Preserves 

Juvenile Temporary Detention Center 

Offices Under the President 


State’s Attorney 


  • (312) 603-4999 



Location Title
Main Office
Location Phone
Location Fax
Location Hours
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

Agency Head

Deanna Zalas, Director
Health Insurance Statements for pay periods 11 - 17 of fiscal year 2021 have been mailed. Payment due date is October 2, 2021.
EBS Employee Self-Service is now available. You can review and/or update your HR, Payroll and Benefits information.
The Summer 2021 Benefits Quarterly Newsletter is available.