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The following links will take you to websites important to members of our community, at both a local and also a broader level.


Local governing bodies and descriptive information:

Village of Homewood, Illinois

Includes information on village departments, ordinances, history, important phone numbers and Homewood-related links.

Village of East Hazel Crest, Illinois

Links for local government, police, fire, public works, local ordinances and more.  

 

Schools

Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233
Information about the school, courses, events and teachers.

Homewood School District 153
From this site you can find district and school board information, school report cards, as well as links to the Willow, Churchill, Millennium and James Hart web sites.

St. Joseph School
This site features the school's newsletter and calendar, teacher websites with pictures and homework information.

Flossmoor School District 161
Serving some areas of Homewood, this site features district and school board information, school report cards, as well as links to the district school's individual web sites.

 

Parks and Recreation

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District
Features information about classes, special events, facilities and pertinent phone numbers.


 

Public Transportation--Train and Bus Schedules

Metra Information Center
Online resource for Metra schedules, fares, and ticket information. The site includes route maps, news and special promotions, and even offers a program for purchasing ten-ride tickets over the Internet.

Pace Suburban Bus Service
This site features fixed route schedules and maps, special events buses and van-pool information. Don't know which bus will get you there? This resource lets you search by a specific route, street, or location.

Amtrak 
Schedules and fares for trains to so many places! You can also check the status of your train on this site.

 

Township, County, State, & Federal Sites of Interest

Homewood is served by four townships. Visit the appropriate township site for
further information:
     Bloom Township
     Bremen
     Rich
     Thornton

City of Chicago
Chicago's official page. Has links to the mayor's office, Chicago headlines, city departments, state agencies and what to see and do in Chicago.

Cook County Information Center
Quick and easy access to a wide variety of county information, from department services, to recreational activities, health care information and job openings.

State of Illinois
Illinois's official page. Has links to the public services, tourism, Illinois facts, state agencies and much more.

Illinois Secretary of State
Services for motorists, senior, persons with disabilities, and businesses; resource for state government records.

VoterInfoNet -- Information for Illinois Voters
Illinois public records, voter registration and election information.

Project Vote Smart

This site tracks elected state and federal officials and reports on their voting records, campaign finances, position statements, backgrounds, and the evaluations done on them by over 100 competing special interest groups. You can find the names of your candidates and elected officials by entering your zip code.

The White House
The latest news, speeches, pictures from the White House, with sections on tours and history, cabinet members, the first lady, and the vice president. There is also a special section for kids.

United States Senate
This site features sections about the senators, committees, legislation and records, art and history, and information about tours, maps of the area and visiting Washington, D.C.

United States House of Representatives
Here you can find a quick link to contact your representative, check Congressional schedules and legislature, as well as employment opportunities within the House of Representatives. Includes a media gallery and tourist information.

United States Courts
This site functions as a clearinghouse for information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government with links to the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts.

Library of Congress
Find a book, ask a question, read an article, view an exhibition and learn about America's story.

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Overnight Shelters
South Suburban PADS

offers overnight shelter.

Food Pantries

GroceriesFor a listing of area food pantries, visit The Illinois Food Bank Association website.

 
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