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 Township has added River Forest Village Hall as a second distribution point for temporary handicapped parking placards and cab coupon booklets for seniors and the disabled.
4th Annual Songs of Hope Concert to benefit Prevail! Featuring Don Stiernberg, one of America's most foremost jazz mandolinists.April 16, 7:00 pm, Fitzgerald's in Berwyn. click here for details.
Opportunity Knocks Annual Gala: "A Night for Opportunities". Saturday, April 18, 7:00 pm at Architectural Artifacts, 4325 N. Ravenswood, Chicago. Bus trans available to and from the RF Community Center. click here for details.
Community Support Services benefit: "Beat the Odds". Friday, April 24, 2015, 6:00 pm at The Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook. click here for details.
Thrive Counseling Center Spring Benefit 2015: "It Takes a Village". Saturday, May 2, 6:00 pm at the Oak Park Country Club. click here for details.
NAMI Metro Suburban benefit: "An Evening of Laughter & Hope" with the Second City Improv All Stars. Saturday, May 16, 6:30 pm, 19th Century Club, Oak Park. click here for details.
The Oak Park/River Forest Community Foundation is asking residents to fill out a survey relating to their charitable giving. Go to liveandgivesurvey.com to start the survey! The Foundation will contribute $5 for every survey completed...and award up to $5000 in a drawing on April 30 at a public event where results will be shared.

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.


River Forest Township - 8020 West Madison St - River Forest, Il 60305 - Ph 708.366.2029

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