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University of Illinois Extension serving Cook County

Main Office (Cook County)
8751 S. Greenwood Avenue, Suites 112-122
Chicago, IL 60619
Phone: 773-768-7779
FAX: 773-768-4818
Email:uie-cook@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Cook County)
1140 N. Lamon
Floor 2
Chicago, IL 60651
Phone: 773-287-8333
FAX: 773-287-8335
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Cook County)
845 W. 69th Street
Chicago, IL 60621
Phone: 773-651-4011
FAX: 773-651-4047
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Cook County)
4747 Lincoln Mall Drive
Suite 601
Matteson, IL 60443
Phone: 708-679-6889
FAX: 708-679-6855
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm

Branch Office (Cook County)
3rd District Court House
2121 West Euclid, Room 251
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Phone: 847-818-2901
FAX: 847-818-2904
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Cook County)
10244 South Vincennes Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: 773-233-2900
FAX: 773-233-9183
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Cook County)
Enterprise Center
2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-449-4320
FAX: 708-492-1805
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm

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Welcome!

Thank you for visiting our website. University of Illinois Extension in Cook County Unit provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.  2014 marks the 100-year history of the Smith-Lever Act which established the Cooperative Extension System nationwide.  So much has happened in that 100 years.  With a growing population of more than 5.2 million residents, Cook County today faces some very different challenges than it did in 1914.  However, our future still relies on our ability to nurture leaders and our environment remains a crucial factor in our health and happiness.  Like the world around us, we are continually evolving to address new questions and find different ways to deliver practical, research driven answers to the people, businesses and communities of Cook County.  Please contact us at 773-768-7779 with questions or to learn more about educational or volunteer opportunities.

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Need help with your homework? Check out our Homework Helpers!

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Tips for the Yard & Garden

Save the Date: Chicago Flower and Garden Show: March 14-22

Questions? Contact Ron Wolford, Extension Educator, Horticulture at rwolford@illinois.edu

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