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

More than a million screened
Tammy Reiher
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More than a million screened

Will County Executive Larry Walsh has his hearing screened – for a second time – by Hope Cathelyn, the county’s Chief Vision and Hearing Screening Technician during the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration on Aug. 26. Walsh was one of more than a million school children who have gone through the screenings over the decades. 

Retired Health Department Director Jim Zelko (from left), retired Chief Vision and Hearing Screening Technician Karen Nagel-Hagey, current Chief Technician Hope Cathelyn and Will County Executive Larry Walsh discuss the changes the program has seen over 50 years.

Staff member Stephanie Mahon poses for a fun vision test during the open house at the Will County Health Department on Aug. 26. The open house was in celebration of the Vision and Hearing Screening division’s 50th anniversary.  

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CARES Act applications are now being accepted
Small Business Assistance

Applications are now being accepted until November 16th.

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Local Government Assistance

Will County is accepting applications from local governments for reimbursement.

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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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