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.

There will be a Special Meeting of the River Forest Township Board of Trustees on Wednesday, October 3 at 6:00 pm. Please see the Township Meetings & Financials page for the agenda.


Building on 100 Years of Vital Human Services!

In 2017, River Forest Township celebrated its 100th anniversary. As your Township moves forward into its next century, we reaffirm our vision: to enhance the health and well-being of River Forest through caring, connection and community.

As such, our mission continues to be the funding and delivery of vital human services to our community, specifically seniors, youth, those with mental health needs and developmental disabilities, and those with financial need.

In addition, the Township Assessor's office remains committed to advocacy, information and service on behalf of residents and their property tax needs.

Click here for further details on River Forest Township.

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.

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Pace Bus Route 318 Converting to "Posted-Stops-Only" Operation Pace Bus Route 318, which runs on North and Harlem Avenues in River Forest, is converting to a "posted-stops-only" operation. Pace customers will be able to get on and off the bus only where bus stop signs are posted. This is being done for improved safety and efficiency. Signs are in the process of being installed. Click here for a list of all posted stops on Route 318. River Forest stops are highlighted.



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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Townships are units of government independent of village governments. Townships focus on human services, while villages deliver municipal service such as police, fire, parking and streets.






TO ENHANCE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF RIVER FOREST THROUGH CARING, CONNECTION AND A SENSE OF COMMUNITY.



































 
 
 
   
 
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