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  • Information for Residents

    Apartment Referral Service

    The Oak Park Regional Housing Center has listings for apartments in a variety of sizes, styles, rents, and building types. Located adjacent to Downtown Oak Park on South Blvd., call 708-848-7150 or visit: liveinoakpark.com.

    Libraries

    Yes, both villages have public libraries. Oak Park has a main facility and 2 branch locations. Call the main library at 708-383-8200 or visit www.oppl.org. Contact the River Forest Library at 708-366-5205

    New Resident Information

    Oak Park: www.oak-park.us
    River Forest: vrf.us

    Safety

    Oak Park: http://www.oak-park.us/public/pdfs/new_resident/08_public_safety.pdf
    River Forest: http://vrf.us/residents/community-services

    Schools

    click here

    Trash Collection

    Both villages charge for trash collection. Recycling bins and collection containers are provided. All inquiries should be directed to: 
Oak Park Public Works at 708-358-5700 or River Forest Public Works at 708-366-5240.

    
Utility Companies

    Commonwealth Edison is you electricity supplier. They can be reached at: 800-334-7661.


    NICOR Gas supplies natural gas and handles appliance check ups. They can be reached at: 888-642-6748. (TDD: 800-942-9727)


    Comcast is the local cable provider. They can be reached at: 866-594-1234.


    Water is provided from Lake Michigan through the City of Chicago and will be billed directly to residents on a quarterly basis. Contact the Oak Park Water Department at: 708-358-5700; 708-358-5478 for billing inquiries. Contact the River Forest Water Department at: 708-366-8500 for all water related matters.

    Village Hall

    Oak Park Village Hall
    123 Madison, Oak Park IL 60302
    www.oak-park.us
    village@oak-park.us
    708.383.6400

    River Forest Village Hall
    400 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305
    www.river-forest.us
    708.366.8500
    or visit riverforestlib.org.

    Zip Codes

    60301: Oak Park, North of Madison, Harlem to Euclid; North Blvd. To Ontario
    
60302: Oak Park, North of Madison

    60303: Oak Park post office boxes
    
60304: Oak Park, South of Madison

    60305: River Forest
    60130: Forest Park