Suffredin- For a Better Cook County  

Forest Preserves
Public Safety
Cook County Budget
Forest Pres. Budget
Property Tax Appeal
Health & Hospitals
Land Bank Authority
Policy Resolutions
Unsung Heroine


  Office phone numbers:  

The Cook County Code of Ordinances are the current laws of Cook County.


Search current and proposed Cook County Legislation in Larry's exclusive legislative library.

  Cook County was created on January 15, 1831 and named after Daniel P. Cook, Member of Congress and the first Attorney from the State of Illinois.

Cook County Health and Hospitals Board considers new adoption terms

Wednesday, June 08, 2016
West Cook News Reports

At a meeting today, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board considered an ordinance to update terminology in the Adoption and Family Services unit to comply with new laws.

The Cook County Health & Hospitals System Board consists of nine directors and five standing committees. The board oversees all operations related to the Cook County Health & Hospitals System.

Below is the agenda for this meeting, as provided by the board.

Meeting Name:Health & Hospitals CommitteeAgenda status:FinalMeeting date/time:6/7/2016 11:15 AMMinutes status:Draft Meeting location:Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, IllinoisPublished agenda:Agenda AgendaPublished minutes:Not available Meeting video:

Not available


Meeting Items (2)

2 records



Show: Legislation only

File #Ver.Agenda #NameTypeTitleMotionResultAction DetailsVideo16-36331 Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 3/23/2016 Not availableNot available16-29481 REGARDING THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ADOPTION AND FAMILY SERVICESOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ORDINANCE REGARDING THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ADOPTION AND FAMILY SERVICES WHEREAS, the Cook County Office of Adoption and Child Custody (“Office”) is one of the oldest social service agencies in Cook County dating back to 1912 (having previously been known as the Court Service Division of Cook County Department of Public Aid and the Department of Supportive Services); and WHEREAS, the Office, which falls under the Bureau of Administration, conducts home based social investigations and provides other services pursuant to orders issued by the Circuit Court of Cook County in adoption, probate, and domestic relations cases; and WHEREAS, as a result of recent amendments to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, all references to “custody” have been replaced by “parental responsibility allocation” and “custody” will no longer to be used by the courts in matters pertaining to child parenting time and parental responsibility; and WHEREAS, in consideration of the various changes in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution Act, it is hereby


Cook County Health and Hospital Systems Board

69 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60602

Get notified the next time we write about Cook County Health and Hospital Systems Board!

Recent Headlines

Measles Exposure Reported in Chicago
Monday, May 20, 2019

News from the Cook County Health System
Friday, May 17, 2019
Special to

Cook County Health Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Daily Herald

Skokie plans for road improvements near Edens Expressway: 'It’s desperately needed'
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Skokie Review

5 Chicago hospitals earn D grades for patient safety in new report, Northwestern slips to a B
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Chicago Tribune

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: Backward Glances
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Cook County Eliminated Its Gang Database, But Advocates Say Harm Continues
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

New Cook County Housing Authority Proposal Targets the 'Missing Middle'
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Evanston RoundTable

Census Citizenship Question Could Hurt Citizens, Noncitizens Alike
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
WBEZ Chicago Public Radio

News from Friends of the Forest Preserves
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Special to

Cook County commissioners get earful about soon-to-be-destroyed gang database
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Chicago Sun-Times

Detainee dies days after suicide attempt at Cook County jail
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Chicago Sun-Times

Curious City How Chicago Women Created The World’s First Juvenile Justice System
Monday, May 13, 2019
WBEZ Chicago Public Radio

Cook County report: Sharp drop in jail population, but crime did not jump
Friday, May 10, 2019
Injustice Watch

Will Cook County be home to the next big measles outbreak? Researchers think so.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Chicago Tribune

May is Prime Time for Birding in the Forest Preserves of Cook County
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Special to

More Babies Are Illegally Abandoned Than Turned Over Through Illinois’ Safe Haven Law In Cook County
Thursday, May 09, 2019
CBS Chicago

Empty businesses may lose county tax incentives
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

As new DCFS report highlights failures, Cook County guardian says 'inept' child welfare agency is ‘not doing its job ... at every level’
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Chicago Tribune

Cook County passes bill to stop discrimination against tenant applicants
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Chicago Crusader

all news items

Paid for by Larry Suffredin and not at taxpayer expense. A Haymarket Production.