Illinois Extension provides answers you can trust, for life's everyday problems

Our network of experts include local staff and a team of statewide colleagues who work together to provide answers you can trust, backed by the knowledge of the University of Illinois.  If you have questions about any of our programs or more broadly about issues related to our community, the environment, the food you and your family eat or produce, strategies for healthy living, or the the economic vitality of our town or state, please reach out!

To get in touch with someone from your county, please complete the inquiry form below, contact one of our dedicated experts, or use the Find Our Office page to locate a phone number and address for your local office. 

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⚠ We are currently having phone issues

Our county Extension Offices are currently experiencing phone issues which we are working to resolve as quickly as possible - to reach a staff member, please consult our directory to find their direct phone number or email address:

If you are unsure of who to contact, please call:

  • GRUNDY: Micaiah Owens (217) 244-7789
  • KANKAKEE: Olivia Koerner (217) 333-6597
  • WILL: Mariana Maldonado (217) 300-9355

Thanks so much and apologies for the inconvenience!

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University of Illinois Extension serving Grundy, Kankakee and Will Counties

Kankakee County
1650 Commerce Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone: 815-933-8337 
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM

Grundy County
4004 N. Division
Morris, IL 60450
Phone: 815-942-2725 
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed noon to 1 PM)
Due to programs, this office can sometimes be unstaffed. Please call ahead to ensure availability.

Will County
100 Manhattan Road
Joliet, IL 60433
Phone: 815-727-9296
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed noon to 1 PM)