River Forest Township efficiently and actively funds and directs the delivery of essential human services in the areas of youth, seniors, mental health and general assistance. In addition, the Township Assessor's Office assists residents with appeals, exemptions and questions related to their property taxes.

The Tuesday, November 8 meeting will take place in room 202 and be available on zoom at the following zoom link:

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The remaining 2022 River Forest Township Board of Trustees meeting dates have been revised as follows: September 13, October 18, November 8, December 1.

All meetings will take place at 6:00 PM at the River Forest Civic Center Authority Building, 8020 W. Madison Street, River Forest, IL 60305.

River Forest Township Office Hours for elected officials and staff


Information on COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine changes continuously. To access the latest information, please visit the following official public health websites:

Cook County Health/Cook County Department of Public Health: Community Vaccination Program

Cook County Health/Cook County Department of Public Health: This is Our Shot

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Cook County Department of Health will soon offer in-home COVID-19 vaccines to suburban Cook County residents who are homebound for medical reasons.
Click here for eligibility criteria and to register.

Other websites related to COVID-19 vaccine availability:

Safe Disposal of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications

Safely dispose of unused or expired medications in the secure box in the basement of RF Village Hall, 400 Park Avenue. Pills/tablets only. No liquids/creams/hazardous items; no loose items. Pills can be disposed of in bulk in re-closeable plastic bags.

This safe action helps the environment and gets potentially dangerous medications out of your home. The program is sponsored by the Cook County Sheriff's Department and is hosted by the RF Fire Department.

Click here for more details

What's happening in River Forest?

Check the River Forest Community Calendar to follow the events which are happening around River Forest

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River Forest Township, established in 1917, directs and funds essential human services in our community. The Township serves our older adults, youth, those with mental health needs and developmental disabilities, and those with financial need. The Township Assessor, also part of the Township, assists River Forest's property taxpayers. Click here for details.

River Forest Township has strong partnerships with other local government entities and organizations. River Forest Township is distinct from the Village of River Forest, which focuses primarily on public safety (police and fire) and physical services such as public works, economic development, and snow removal.

We rely on citizen volunteers to advise on needs and funding priorities and to help with youth and senior services. Your gift of time, talent and service can make a real difference in the lives of neighbors in need. Residents call 708.366.2029 or
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