Main Office
118 N. Clark Street
Room 1072
Chicago, IL 60602
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
Location and Contact Information Hide

Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of the Department of Risk Management connects employees to a wide range programs and resources. 

Cook County employees have access to a variety of benefits, including:

  • Medical and Pharmacy Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health Care and Dependent Care
  • Life Insurance – Group Term and Supplemental Life
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Pre-paid Legal Services

Please see the Benefits Overview and the information listed under Related Services located on the right hand side of this page and review carefully.

Enrollment requires using Employee Self-Service (ESS). Required documentation must be scanned and uploaded to ESS in order to complete enrollment for dependents. For assistance with logging into ESS, employees should contact their Help Desk.


County Clerk

Submit ticket in ClerkIT

Offices Under the President

312-603-1390 or

BOT IT Service Portal  - pick STEP

Board of Review

Cook County Health and Hospital System


Recorder of Deeds

Office of the Chief Judge

Forest Preserves


Treasurer’s Office


Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

State’s Attorney

New employees should review the information listed under New Hires. Employees with a Qualifying Life Event (QLE) should review the information listed under Qualifying Life Events.

For benefits questions contact Risk Management at 312-603-6385 or email