Information to Meet Your Needs
The State of Illinois, Proviso Township and Cook County offer many resources to our residents. Please make sure to visit each section to get more information about Medicaid, transportation, taxes, birth/death certificates, Courts, and many more.
Illinois Social Resources
The Illinois Department of Human Services provides our state’s residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, and others who face multiple challenges to self-sufficiency.
IDHS is proud of its diversity, efficiency, and the services that the agency and its community partners provide to Illinois citizens.
Proviso Township Resources
Proviso Township is a unit of local government created by the Illinois Constitution of 1849 to serve the fundamental needs of our citizens. Proviso Township is truly a government of the people and by the people – you and your next door neighbors. Look to this space for information about upcoming events and services. Their goal is to keep you informed about your local government and to provide you with a single source of contact for all your Township related questions.
Cook County Resources
Cook County was created on January 15, 1831 by an act of the Illinois State Legislature as the 54th county established in Illinois. Cook County contains 128 municipalities in its region, the most well known being the City of Chicago. The City of Chicago and the suburban municipalities account for approximately 85% of the County’s 946 square miles, while unincorporated areas make up the remaining 15%.
As mandated by State law, County government has principal responsibility for the protection of persons and property, the provision for public health services and the maintenance of County highways.