Welcome to Will County, Illinois Website

Denise Winfrey Will County ExecutiveDear Neighbors:

Welcome to the Will County government’s main website.  Our county has been one of the fastest-growing counties in the state and the nation over the last decade and continues to be a vibrant and diverse community.  All are welcome here and we hope you choose to live, work, and raise your family in our community.

As your County Executive, I am a strong believer in transparency and collaboration to make progress for all our residents.  This website is one way we are sharing information about how your county government is working for you. 

We welcome your comments and suggestions on how we can better serve you and our community. Best wishes to you and your family!

Denise E. Winfrey

Will County Executive


What's Happening in Will County

2020 Census Parade in Will County
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2020 Census Parade in Will County

Be Counted because Everyone Counts!!

Local leaders joined members of the Joliet and Will County U.S. Census Committee and drove through neighborhoods on the East Side of Joliet encouraging people to complete the 2020 U.S. Census.

The Census is critical in determining fair representation in the United States Congress, obtaining equitable federal funding, and also important to attract future development to the Joliet/Will County area.

The caravan made started at the Spanish Community Center and a couple of stops urging people to complete the census.

U.S. Congressman Bill Foster (D-11), Will County Executive Denise Winfrey, Will County Board Speaker Mimi Cowan, and County Board member Meta Mueller were part of the caravan to encourage census participation.
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CARES Act applications are now being accepted
Small Business Assistance

Applications are now being accepted until November 16th.

Small Business Application: ENG 

Small Business Application: SPAN

Local Government Assistance

Will County is accepting applications from local governments for reimbursement.

Local Government Assistance Application

Non-Profit Application

Applications will be accepted starting Wednesday, October 7, 2020, and must be received by Monday, November 16, 2020. Please review the following Application instructions and apply by clicking the button below. 

Non-Profit Instructions & Application

Tribute to Former Will County Executive Larry Walsh 10.15.2020

Senator Dick Durbin (D, IL) pays tribute to the life and service of Larry Walsh Sr.

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