Community and Family Support

Roadmap to Recovery: Cook County's American Rescue Plan Below is an overview of the recently developed Roadmap to Recovery: Cook County’s A… Read More
Law Library Branch Locations All Law Library branch locations are now open to the public and following social distancing guidelines in orde… Read More
The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is a participant in the federal and state funded child support collection and enforcement servi… Read More
The Cook County Commission on Human Rights is an eleven member board appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, s… Read More
This page includes reports, guidance documents, and statements released by the Commission on Human Rights. Read More
Census by the NumbersCook County has launched an online dashboard, Census by the Numbers, in English and Spanish. Read More
From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Preckwinkle and all of Cook County Government have worked tirelessly to protect the healt… Read More
  The Analysis of Impediments (AI)  to Fair Housing Choice is a Fair Housing Planning Process that begins with a review of impediments to f… Read More
Cook County Cooling CentersCooling centers are available across Cook County during periods of excessive heat.When temperatures in Cook Count… Read More
Did you know?25% of Cook County residents lack high-speed Internet.43% of unconnected Illinois households are in Cook County.There are as ma… Read More
The DUI Memorial Program is offered in Cook County to provide families an opportunity to safely commemorate a loved one who die… Read More
The County Clerk coordinates all poll workers who act as Election Judges and Equipment Managers for suburban Cook County polling locations.… Read More
The Cook County Department of Adoption and Family Supportive Services (DAFSS) has partnered with a non-profit organization, ALP, to provide… Read More
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other elected officials, launch an unprecedented effort to… Read More
Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County… Read More
Fair Housing Video Collection Just Housing Amendment Screening Process The purpose of this video is to outline the three-step screening pr… Read More
Cook Central: Centralizing Maps, Apps, and Data From property and boundary data, to transportation, social service, and environmental data,… Read More
beWELL is a comprehensive resource for growth from preschool to working adult. Broken down into three phases, the goal of this resource is t… Read More
Fair Housing Strategy As a recipient of funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), DPD affirmatively further… Read More
Freedom's Path at Hines, VA, affordable housing for veterans, financed in part, through HOME Investment Partnership funds. Read More
Street rehabilitation project in Blue Island, Illinois.  Read More
The Economic Development Division of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) manages programs designed to help businesses grow, exp… Read More
Project Rainbow is a new initiative that Cook County has launched to address learning loss magnified by COVID-19 with creation of free early… Read More
2022 Public Notices Public Notice - Published January 11, 2023 Draft 2021 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Read More
The Law Library's Remote and Equitable Access to Court Hearings (REACH) program provides residents with free computer access to attend virtu… Read More
Resources for Self-Represented Litigants This page offers free internet resources for people representing themselves in court. In addition… Read More
Warming Centers Available Across Cook County During Periods of Extreme ColdWhen temperatures in Cook County are expected to dip to unsafe le… Read More
The Commission on Women’s Issues is dedicated to providing educational seminars and forums to enhance public knowledge and discussion of wom… Read More