The City of Oak Forest uses electronic and print publications to keep you informed on current news and events, including: 


This free, voluntary e-mail service provides information about city services, activities and events.  On a weekly basis, you can expect to find City Council news and agendas, construction updates, public safety reminders, senior and youth news, and much more! 

Sign up for e-Briefs now! 

Everbridge Notification 

Everbridge helps the City of Oak Forest send messages out to the entire town or only certain areas of the town that a particular emergency is taking place, for example, a water main break.  You will have access to make future modifications to your account when needed such as: change of phone number, email, and physical address.  If you ever move and do not what any notifications from the City of Oak Forest, you have the ability to delete your account. 

Sign up for Everbridge Alerts now!

The Leaflet Publication (formerly known as FYI Newsletter

The Leaflet is published periodically by the City of Oak Forest for residents, business owners and friends of the city. The publication includes news and information about city-sponsored activities and events.  

The Leaflet Archive
FYI Newsletter Archive

Facebook and Twitter

Visit the city's Facebook page and Twitter feed for timely information about business openings, construction projects, community events, and more.  

Follow Living Oak Forest

Living Oak Forest is a vibrant, consumer-friendly website geared toward young professionals with families, who value their time, recreation and access to technology.  The website invites potential residents to live, work and play in Oak Forest.  Visitors will learn about Oak Forest’s best-value neighborhoods, quality schools, wide-variety of outdoor recreational activities, economic vitality, and convenient commute.  

Living Oak Forest on Facebook
Living Oak Forest on Twitter
Living Oak Forest on Instagram
Living Oak Forest on Pinterest

Who else is on Facebook?

Acorn Public Library 
Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau
Forest Preserve District of Cook County 
Oak Forest-Crestwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Oak Forest Fleadh
Oak Forest Park District 
Oak Forest Park District Health and Fitness Center

Who else is on Twitter?

Acorn Public Library 
Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau 
Forest Preserve District of Cook County 
Oak Forest-Crestwood Area Chamber of Commerce 
Oak Forest Police Department