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Databases

Public Records is a database of new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures, and bankruptcies for Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties.

Federal Government

USA.gov
Portal to information about elected federal officials, and services such as benefits, travel, immigration, and more.

U.S. House of Representatives
Visit your representatives' websites, search for House committees and legislative activity.

U.S. Senate
Contact senators, view floor webcasts, access committees, research votes, and track legislation.

White House
Provides information on the Executive branch, how to request a Presidential greeting, and interactive tours of the White House.

Illinois

Cyberdrive: Illinois Secretary of State
Provides information about driver's license and vehicle services, corporations, and more.

Icash
Use the Illinois State Treasurer's online form to search for unclaimed property.

Illinois.gov
A gateway to information about Illinois government, online services and forms, health care, and tourism.

Benefit Access

The Illinois Circuit Breaker form has been replaced by a program called Benefit Access. Changes include the termination of Illinois Care RX and Circuit Breaker Property Tax Relief. Senior Free Transit and the License Plate discount are still available online as Benefit Access.

Hanna Benioff of Downers Grove Township will help people fill out this application. People must make an appointment by calling 630-719-6682. The Senior Homestead Exemption is still available through Downers Grove Township.

The Woodridge Community Center will also help people with filling out the new Benefit Access program application. Bring a copy of your tax return and call ahead to make an appointment. 2600 Center Drive, Woodridge, Illinois 60517. 630-620-2424

Another source of help is the Downers Grove Park District Active Adult Center (SHIP volunteers) at 935 Maple Avenue, Lincoln Center, Downers Grove IL 60515. Phone: 630/963-1314.

The Westmont Park District 630/969-8080 and Hinsdale Community House 630/323-7500 offer assistance as well.

IllinoisBenefits.org
The state's FREE resource for benefits, information, and enrollment assistance for people with Medicare, their caregivers, and the volunteers and professionals that assist them.

DuPage County

County of DuPage, Illinois Website
Gateway to information about county officials, meetings, building codes, zoning ordinances, and senior services. 

DuPage County Election Commission
View voter registration information, sample ballots, and register to vote online.

Local Government

Burr Ridge, Illinois
Provides information about Village officials, meetings, police department, municipal code, services, and community events.

Burr Ridge Park District
Includes information about the administration, parks, facilities, and programs.

Darien, Illinois
Provides information about City officials, meetings, police department, city code, services, and the community.

Darien Park District
Includes information about the administration, Sportsplex, Fitness Center, parks, and programs.

Downers Grove Township
Provides information about the administration, tax assessments, tax parcel search, human services resource directory, and benefits for qualified senior citizens.

Willowbrook, Illinois
Provides information about Village officials, meetings, police department, municipal code, online forms, flood protections, and parks and recreation.

Elections

DuPage County Election Commission
Obtain information on voter registration, how to vote by mail, early voting, and verify voter registration status, precinct, and polling place.

Illinois State Board of Elections
Access information about the board, county clerks, and election commissioners as well as campaign disclosure, election information, and voting information.

Vote411.org
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters Education Fund, search by address to find poling place and voting information by state and by topic.