Andy-John G. Kalkounos, Palatine Township Supervisor
Palatine Township Assistance:
We help needy families within Palatine Township. If you are in need of assistance, please contact the Township by
calling 847-358-6700 or by sending an email to Reach@PalatineTownship-il.gov.
Palatine Food Pantry Needs: To assist needy families, please click for a list of Immediate Needs along with our general list.
Click for our Food Pantry page.
Please donate to the Needy Family Fund. This not-for-profit plan is funded by private, tax-deductible contributions to assist residents who are at need. You can donate online by clicking on the donate button below. We will help people financially who have no income and are not eligible for unemployment. They are the first priority.
Disabled or senior Palatine Township residents who have appointments
at the new vaccine locations and are in need of transportation can call Palatine Township.
Please contact the Township at 847-358-6700.
Palatine Township Employment Opportunities:
We are seeking skilled and compassionate professionals to join our team. At this time, the following positions are open at Palatine Township.
Full-Time Bookkeeper – Click for information
Part-Time Bus Driver – Click for information
Palatine Township Center
721 S. Quentin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
Monday 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM to NOON.
In 1835, the first settlers arrived in what is now Palatine Township.They settled in wooded areas such as Deer Grove, Englishman's Grove, Highland Grove (Inverness), and Plum Grove. Palatine township was originally designated “Township 42” by State Constitution. In 1850, the townspeople gathered at a local schoolhouse to choose a new name for the township.It is very likely that the name Palatine originated from the “Palatinate” area along the Rhine River in Germany, The European home of many of our early settlers.
About Palatine Township
The Township of Palatine is located in northwest Cook County within the Chicago area. While Palatine Township is the same geographic size as most townships in Illinois, 36 square miles, it is among the most heavily populated with 113,000 residents. We are proud to share our geographic area with all or part of Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Inverness, Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Barrington, South Barrington, and Schaumburg. Our borders are: East - Wilke Road; West - Huntington Road; North - Lake Cook Road; South - Central Road. The people of Palatine Township enjoy the opportunity to choose from suburban bedroom communities and areas, rural sections and urbanized "downtown" areas. Palatine Township is local government that is "closest to the people."