Local Agencies and Resources

For questions about . . .

ADOPTION
Adopción
Circuit Court of Cook County
County Division
La División del Condado
50 W. Washington St., Room 1701
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-6194
 

APPELLATE COURT
Tribunal de Apelaciónes
Illinois Appellate Court First District
Tribunal de Apelaciónes de Illinois Primer Distrito
160 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 793-5484
 

APPLICATION
TO SUE OR DEFEND AS AN INDIGENT PERSON

Solicitud para eximirse del pago de presentación de la demanda por 
ser persona de escasos recursos

(for individuals seeking a waiver of filing fees)
Circuit Court of Cook County
First Municipal District
Primer Distrito Municipal
50 W. Washington St., Room 1301
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-4424


ARBITRATION 
Arbitrio
Circuit Court of Cook County
Mandatory Arbitration
Resoluciones Obligatorias de Arbitrio
222 N. LaSalle Street, 13th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 793-0125
(312) 793-0145 TTY
 

AUTO POUND
Depósito de Automóviles
Cook County Sheriff's Office
Alguacil del Condado de Cook
10351 S. Woodlawn Street
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 291-2315
www.cookcountysheriff.com


BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Actas de Nacimiento
Cook County Clerk's Office
Secretario del Condado de Cook
50 W. Washington Street
East Concourse Level - 25
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-7790
www.cookctyclerk.com
 

BOND REFUND
Devolución de Fianzas
Bond Forfeit Information
Información sobre Confiscación de Fianzas
(312) 603-6429

General Information
Información General
50 W. Washington St., Room 1005
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 603-3975
www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org


CHILD ABUSE
Abuso Infantil
Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline
Department of Children and Family Services
Línea de Emergencia para Abuso y Descuido Infantil, Departamento
de Servicios Familiares y Infantiles

1 (800) 252-2873
(24 hours / 7 days a week)
www.state.il.us/dcfs

In-Touch Hotline
Línea de Emergencia en Contacto
(312) 996-5535
(6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  / 7 nights a week)


CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
Aplicación de las Ordenes de Manutención de Menores
Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County
Child Support Division
División de Manutención de Menores del Secretario del Tribunal de
Circuito del Condado de Cook

General Information
Información General
28 N. Clark Street, Room 200
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-2000
www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org


Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Child Support Intake Department
Manutención de Menores y Recepción de Datos
32 W. Randolph Street, 8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 793-8392
www.state.il.us/dpa

Circuit Court of Cook County
Parentage and Child Support Court 
Tribunal de Paternidad y Manutención de Menores
50 W. Washington St., Rm. CL24
Chicago, IL 60602 
(312) 603-1260 
(312) 603-6673 TTY


CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY ROOM LOCATIONS
Centro de Apoyo Infantil
For children whose parents or guardians are appearing in court
General Information
Información General
(312) 603-1945


CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY
CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY ROOM LOCATIONS
Ubicaciones de los Centros de Apoyo Infantil

Richard J. Daley Center
Rhoda Bresler Children's Room
50 W. Washington St., Room 1309
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312) 603-6252

Domestic Violence Court
555 W. Harrison St., 1st Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60607
(312) 325-9110

Juvenile Court Center
Art and Nature Room
1100 S. Hamilton Ave., 1st Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60612
(312) 433-6909

Mediation Center
69 W. Washington St., 10th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312) 603-1544

Second Municipal District
Skokie Courthouse
5600 Old Orchard Rd., Room 155B
Skokie, Illinois, 60077
(847) 470-7536

Fourth Municipal District
Loyola Children's Center at Maywood
1500 Maybrook Dr., 2nd Floor
Maywood, Illinois 60153
(708) 865-5952

Fifth Municipal District
Bridgeview Courthouse
10220 S. 76th Ave., Room 235
Bridgeview, Illinois 60455
(708) 974-7023

Sixth Municipal District
K.C. Conlon Children's Room
16501 S. Kedzie Pkwy., 1st Floor
Markham, Illinois 60428
(708) 232-4282


CLERK OF THE COURT
Secretaría del Tribunal
Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County
Secretaría del Tribunal de Circuito del Condado de Cook
50 W. Washington St., Room 1001
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-5030
www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org


COURT REPORTERS
Estenógrafos del Tribunal
Circuit Court of Cook County
Office of Official Court Reporters
Oficina de Estenógrafos Oficiales del Tribunal
69 W. Washington Street, 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-8400
(312) 603-6673 TTY


FORENSIC SERVICES
Servicios Forenses
Circuit Court of Cook County
Forensic Clinical Services
Servicios Clínicos Forenses
2650 S. California Avenue, 10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 674-6100
(773) 674-7605 TTY

Circuit Court of Cook County
Cook County Juvenile Court Clinic
Clinica del Tribunal de Menores del Condado de Cook
2245 W. Ogden, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 433-6686
(312) 433-6851 FAX


HOSPITAL
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Hospital John H. Stroger, Jr. del Condado de Cook
Main Switchboard
Operadora Principal
1901 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 864-6000
 

INTERPRETER SERVICES
Servicios de Intérpretes Circuit Court of Cook County
Office of Interpreter Services
Oficina de Intérpretes
General Information
Información General
2650 S. California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 674-3210
(773) 674-3213 TTY


JAIL
Cárcel
Cook County Jail
Cárcel del Condado de Cook
General Information
Información General
(773) 674-7100

Cermak Health Services
Cermak Servicios de Sanidad
(Health Clinic for Cook County Jail)
2800 S. California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 674-7000


JURY SERVICE
Servicio de Jurados
Circuit Court of Cook County
Office of Jury Administration
Administración de Jurados
50 W. Washington St., Room 1000
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-5417
(773) 674-3213 TTY


JUVENILE DETENTION
Detención Juvenil
Circuit Court of Cook County
Juvenile Temporary Detention Center
(formerly Audy Center)
General Information
Información General
1100 S. Hamilton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 433-7102 (Center)


LAW LIBRARY
Biblioteca Jurídica
Cook County Law Library
Biblioteca Jurídica del Condado de Cook
50 W. Washington St., 29th Floor
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-5423


LICENSES
Licencias
  • Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates 
  • Business Registration 
  • Election & Voter Registration 
  • Notary Registration 
Cook County Clerk's Office
County Building
118 N. Clark Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-5656
www.cookctyclerk.com 

  • Business Licenses  
  • Chicago City Vehicle Stickers 
  • Dog Licenses 
  • Going Out of Business Info 
  • Residential Parking Permits  
Office of the City Clerk  
City Hall
121 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 744-6861
www.chicityclerk.com

  • Driver's Licenses 
Illinois Secretary of State
General Information
Información General sobre
Licencia de Conducir

(312) 793-1010
www.sos.state.il.us   

  • Liquor Licenses
Illinois Liquor Control Commission
Comisión sobre Control de Bebidas Alcohólicas de Illinois
(312) 814-2206
www.state.il.us/lcc


MEDIATION
Mediacion
Circuit Court of Cook County
Family Mediation Services
Servicios de Mediacion para Familias
69 W. Washington Street, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-1540
(312) 603-6673 TTY


NAME CHANGE
Cambios de Nombre o Apellido
Circuit Court of Cook County
Name Change Information
Información para el Cambio de Nombre
50 W. Washington St., Room 802
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-5133


ORDERS OF PROTECTION
Ordenes de Proteccíon
Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County
Secretaría del Tribunal de Circuito del Condado de Cook
General Information
Información General
555 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607
www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org


PARENTING EDUCATION PROGRAM
Adiestramiento para Ser Mejor Padre de Familia
Circuit Court of Cook County
Focus on Children
Parenting Education Program
General Information
Información General
69 W. Washington Street, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-1550
(312) 603-6674 TTY
 

PRO SE COURT
Juzgado Pro-Se Por si mismo
Circuit Court of Cook County
First Municipal District
Primer Distrito Municipal
50 W. Washington St., Room 602
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-5626


PROBATION
Probatoria
Circuit Court of Cook County
Adult Probation Department
Administrative Offices
La Dependencia de Libertad Probatoria de Adultos
69 W. Washington Street, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-0240
(773) 674-6880 TTY

Circuit Court of Cook County
Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department
La Dependencia de Libertad Probatoria y Servicios Judiciales
para Menores
1100 S. Hamilton Avenue, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 433-6901
(312) 433-4401 TTY


PUBLIC DEFENDER
Defensor de Oficio
Cook County Public Defender's Office
Defensor de Oficio del Condado de Cook
69 W. Washington Street, 15th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-0600


PUBLIC GUARDIAN
Tutoría Oficial
Cook County Public Guardian's Office
Tutoría Oficial del Condado de Cook

Adult Guardianship Advocacy & Domestic Relations Divisions
Apoyo de Tutoría de Adultos y División de Relaciones Domésticas
69 W. Washington Street, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-0800
(312) 603.0801 TTY

Child Abuse & Neglect Division
División de Abuso y Abandono Infantil
2245 W. Ogden Avenue, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 433-4300


SHERIFF
Alguacil
Cook County Sheriff's Office
Oficina del Alguacil del Condado de Cook
General Information
Información General
50 W. Washington St., Room 704
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-6444
www.cookcountysheriff.com


SOCIAL SERVICES
Servicios Sociales
Circuit Court of Cook County
Social Service Department
Departamento de Servicio Sociales
General Information
Información General
2650 S. California Avenue, Room 901
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 674-6012
(773) 674-7203 TTY


STATE'S ATTORNEY
Minesterio Fiscal-Público
Cook County State's Attorney's Office
Minesterio Fiscal-Público del Condado de Cook
50 W. Washington St., Room 500
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-5440  Civil  Civiles
(773) 674-2700  Criminal  Penales
www.statesattorney.org


TOURS
Recorridos
(for those interested in a tour of the Daley Center Courthouse)
Circuit Court of Cook County 
Office of Public Affairs
Oficina de Asuntos Públicos
69 W. Washington Street, Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-1928

 
TRAFFIC
Tránsito
Traffic Safety School
Escuela de Orientacíon para la Seguridad Vial
(312) 422-0313


VOTER REGISTRATION
Registro de Votantes
Cook County Voter Registration
Chicago & Suburbs
Registro de Votantes del Condado de Cook
Chicago y Suburbios

(312) 269-7960 (Chicago)
(312) 603-0906 (Suburbs)
www.voterinfonet.com


WARRANTS
Ordenes Judiciales Detención Fianzas
(312) 603-6475  Civil  Civiles
(773) 843-4700  Criminal  Penales

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