Dunham Township

107 Airport Rd, , Harvard, Illinois 60033
815-943-4444 | | 815-943-4600


Emergency Utility and Rental Assistance Program.

Please visit www.mchenrycountyil.gov for details.

Plan, Prepare and Protect
In recent years McHenry County has experienced some severe weather. Please visit www.mcdhprepare.info to give you latest info on how to protect yourself, your family and property.

 United Way 211, Provides help to any challenge faced. Dial 211, operators are available 24/7.


Public Notice: The Township/Road District of Dunham passed an ordinance establishing  wage rates for construction to be the same as those in McHenry County as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor. Anyone interested in inspecting the ordinance can do so, by contacting Jennifer Pihl at 815-943-5598.

    Did you know that the McHenry County Sheriff offers a crime mapping application on their website? www.mchenrysheriff.org This application will keep you informed of recent crime in your area. You can also sign up for Nixle thru their website.

An app is available titled MCHELP. The app can be downloaded thru I Tunes  and Google Play. Immediate access to professional crisis counselors via text messaging, for teens. This program is confidential and anonymous. It is provided by The McHenry County Community Foundation.

A McHenry Aware app was released by The McHenry County Emergency Management.  This app features local weather alerts, road conditions, emergency information, an event calendar, etc.  The app is available thru the Apple App store or Google play store. www.mchenryaware.com

Other News...

The McHenry County Emergency Telephone System Board has implemented a free public safety service, Smart911.

Smart911 will permit residents, visitors, and employees within McHenry County prior to an emergency to give information about themselves and members of their family. Register at https://www.smart911.com


Has Covid affected your job??? And do you require help with your electric and heat bills?

The McHenry County Housing Authority may be able to help. Please call 815-338-7752 for more information. You can also visit their website at www.mchenrycountyhousing.org

Visit McHenry County's coronavirus resource page at www.mchenrycountyil.gov/covid19  


MCDOT launches an online portal to report local County Highway issues. The website is www.mchenrycountydot.org  Click on Report a Concern

 Senate Bill 1862  Strengthening of Scott's Law

This Bill covers more workers and enhances penalties. Now stationary authorized vehicles with oscillating lights, first responders, IDOT workers, law enforcement officers and individual authorized to be on the highway within the premise of their employment duties.  Please be watchful as traveling!

Know what is below, Call 811 Before you Dig! Call JULIE per State Law to request your utility lines be professionally marked. Free of charge. 


McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission..

Service Information...

Financial Assistance, Transportation Service, Outreach Education, Client Outreach, Partner Services, VA Claims & Advocacy. More information, please call 815-334-4229.


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