Below is a list Winnebago County departments along with a brief description. Once you find the department you are looking for click the department link for more information.
State of Illinois trial court for Winnebago County and Boone County
Animal Services helps animals find homes. We also take care of lost animals within the community.
The County Auditor's Office reviews all claims against the County, approves all purchase orders, and maintains a continuous internal audit of all County departments and financial systems.
The Board of Review is responsible for the review and evaluation of assessment complaints.
Issues permits for new construction, additions, remodeling, replacement, repair and performance inspections.
A safe and peaceful place for children of parents and guardians who have business in the courthouse.
The Circuit Clerk's Office processes and keeps all court records. Collects all court costs, filing fees, fines and any other costs assessed by the court. Assist circuit and associate judges in the daily functions of the court.
The coroner conducts investigations to determine the cause and manner of death, pursuant to the Illinois state statute.
Run day to day administration duties for Board Chairman and County Board Members.
Computes tax rates based on levies and assessed valuations. Processes marriage license and other vital records.
Court Services comprises of the following departments. Adult Probation, Adult Pre-Trial Services, Adult Resource Intervention Center, Juvenile Probation, Juvenile Detention Cetner and Juvenile Assessment & Day Reporting Center.
The Department of Equal Opportunity monitors contract activities for compliance and oversees the day-to-day operation of two programs: the Minority Business Enterprise/Women’s Business Enterprise (MBE/WBE) Participation Program and the Minority/Female Workforce (M/WBE) Inclusion Program.
Provides services designed to protect, promote, and maintain the health of all Winnebago County residents.
Maintains county roads, assists the county's 14 township highway commissioners and other municipalities in maintaining their highways and roads.
The W.C.H.A administers Section 8 vouchers and administers the Hope IV program.
Services include Recruitment, Selection, Orientation, Benefits, Safety/Risk Management and Training of current and potential county employees.
It is the purpose of the Winnebago County Department of Information Technology to be of maximum service to its internal and external customers by providing timely, accurate and financially sound Information Technology counsel, services and solutions. Our focus shall be the five nines in everything we do - our Information Technology infrastructure shall be available 99.999% of the time; our service commitments shall be completed 99.999% of the time on schedule; 99.999% reliability, accuracy and integrity in everything we do.
Determines the eligibility of prospective jurors from a combined listing of drivers and voters in Winnebago County.
Represents individuals involved in cases in various areas. Trial attorneys are responsible for representing clients assigned to them by the court.
The Purchasing and Facilities Department handles all procurement and facility maintenance for Winnebago County.
The library of land records for Winnebago County.
Responsible for various administrative functions involving education.
Establishes plans for the county's physical and community development in the unicorporated areas with the advice and consent of the county board.
River Bluff is a licensed skilled nursing facility. Provide skilled and intermediate nursing care. Certified for participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Rockford Municipal ECU provides financial services to the employees of Winnebago County, City of Rockford, Rockford Public Library, Rockford Township, Cherry Valley Fire Protection District, Rock River Training and their families.
Provide law enforcement and correctional services to the citizens of Winnebago County.
State's Attorney office has county-wide jurisdiction to prosecute various criminal offenses of adults and juveniles.
Assists taxpayers with all property tax exemptions and inquiries regarding the tax cycle.
The Kids' Place provides secure waiting rooms within both the Winnebago County Courthouse and the Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center for children ages two through twelve.
Responsible for collection, receipt, investment, and disbursement of county funds.
Provides assistance for shelter, personal hygiene and utilities for honorably discharged veterans of Winnebago County.
Honoring the Veterans of Winnebago County.
Public information and referral phone line. Connecting citizens with Governmental agencies and elected officials.
A cooperative intergovernment agreement for the purpose of coordinating, creating staffing, funding and maintaining a comprehensive geographic information system for Winnebago County.
Assist citizens with a better understanding of zoning ordinance provisions. Provide a formalized process for initiating lawful changes in land use.