Family: Agencies

CONTENTS

  1. General
  2. Child Care Resource and Referral
  3. Statewide Hotline Numbers

Description: Are you applying for SSI or Social Security disability benefits? If you are an adult Cook County resident and receive cash and a medical card from IDHS under these programs: P3 (you have an "O3" case number) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF "O4") or Transitional Assistance (you have an "O7" case number) the SSI Advocacy project can help.

SSI Advocacy Project of the
Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago
(312) 427-5200

Description: Free pregnancy testing, maternity and baby clothes, formula and diapers, prenatal vitamins, baby furniture and community resource referrals.

Shawnee Crisis Pregnancy Centers
215 W. Main
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-549-2794

Description: Addresses the topics of pre-conceptional health education, abstinence, pregnancy prevention and the need for early prenatal care should pregnancy occur.

*See Local County Health Department

Description: General information regarding adoption. Will refer women to agencies near where they live within Illinois.

Adoption Information Center of Illinois
188 W. Randolph, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 346-1516
(800) 572-2390

Description: Adoption referrals given. Foster care provided.

Catholic Social Services
100 S. Monroe
Marion, IL 62959
618-997-9381

Description: This committee can find a pregnant woman a place to live, and can arrange for a totally confidential adoption, confidential counseling, and assistance with prenatal hospital and post-delivery care.

National Committee for Adoption
P.O. Box 33366
Washington D.C. 20033
(call collect) 202-638-0466

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CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL

Service Area: Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski, and Union Counties
Regional Superintendent of Schools
116 North 4th Street
Box 425
Vienna, IL 62995
1-800-232-0908


Service Area: Saline and Gallatin Counties
John A. Logan College
1-800-232-0908
618-253-3803

Description: Investigates reports of child abuse and neglect; provides services and residential placement for children and families needing child protection, family preservation, or family reunification; supervises adoption and youth services; licenses child-care facilities; provides day-care funding for low-income families; cooperates in Parents Too Soon Program.

IL Department of Children and Family Services

Area Office
2309 W. Main
Marion, IL 62959
618-997-4371

Anna Field Office
202 S. Street
Anna, IL 62906
618-833-4449

Cairo Field Office
1315 Washington Street
Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-0858

Harrisburg Field Office
324 East Raymond Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-253-7604

Marion Field Office
107 Airway Drive
Marion, IL 62959
618-993-8639

Metropolis Field Office
200 West Fifth Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
618-524-2428

Murphysboro Field Office
1210 Hanson Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618-687-1733

Sparta Field Office
202 West Jackson
Sparta, IL 62286
618-443-4317

Description: Provides affordable child care services for eligible families.

Eurma C. Hays Child Care Center
441 E. Willow St.
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-457-3302

Description: Presbyterian Child Development Center, nursery school, Presbyterian Child Development Center Day Care Center, programs for 3-yr. old, and 4-yr. old during school year.

Presbyterian Child Development Center
310 S. University
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-529-1264

Description: Provides early childhood programs for children ages 3-5 who have been determined eligible through a developmental screening and family history.

Southern Region Prekindergarten Project
Curriculum and Instruction
121 Quigley Hall, Mail Code 4633
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901

Description: Parenting workshops and networking Description: Full range counseling, divorce mediation, DCFS referral only, foster care and Family 1st Program.

Parents in Touch
604 E. College
Carbondale, IL 62902
618-549-1756

Description: Maternal and Infant health, child care and development, parent education and support and safety and pediatric trauma.

Early Bird Kiwanis Club of Carbondale
P.O. Box 208
Carbondale, IL 62903
618-457-6874

Description: Assistance for women who are making the transition from home to work. To qualify one must have worked primarily as a homemaker for at least 5 years. Services offered are: Vocational counseling and training, financial assistance, support groups, workshops and IBM secretarial training.

New Opportunities, Inc.
319 The Wood Building
Benton, IL 62812
439-4448

Description: Parent and child training, assertiveness training, basic skills in health maintenance and nutrition, job finding, family activities, money management, home safety and cleanliness, and new parents/single parents program.

Project 12 Ways Rehabilitation Institute
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-453-2434

Description: Victim advocacy and support group, literature, death notification training to law enforcement, fire and ambulance.

MADD, Jackson County Chapter
808 W. Main Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Description: Provides shelter for battered women, legal information and assistance, counseling, 24 hour rape crisis intervention, pregnancy testing. Also on-going therapy and assertiveness groups. Crisis intervention counseling, general advocacy, police accompaniment, emergency food, clothing, and supplies, in-person short term counseling, in-person long term counseling, support groups, IDVA advocacy, residential shelter, case work, information and referrals, phone counseling, transportation, parenting classes, specialized children services, GED classes, nutrition workshops, and job search training.

Women's Center
408 W. Freeman
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-529-2324

Other Shelters:

Family Crisis Center
514 N. 18th Street
Herrin, IL 62948
618-988-8020

Anna-Bixby Women's Center
213 S. Shaw
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-8380

Cairo Women's Shelter
P.O. Box 907
Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-4357

Massac County Domestic Violence Office
106 w. 5th Street, Room 201
Metropolis, IL 62960
618-524-4357

Randolph County
Women's Crisis Center
618-235-0892

Description: Campus safety program/program for rape education and prevention, counseling, support groups, workshops, presentations, lending library, information files (topical).

Women's Services
B-244 Woody Hall
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-453-3655

Description: Offers workshops designed to educate women and men about rape in our society and ways to prevent it.

Program for Rape Education and Prevention (PREP)
Women's Services, SIUC 618-453-3655
Counseling Center, SIUC 618-453-5371

Description: Food pantry to provide food for those in need. If in need of food, you should call between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. The food can be picked up between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Eligibility: Anyone in need of food.

Bread of Life Ministries
719 S. Giant City Road
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-529-1715

Description: USDA commodity food distribution, food warehouse for charitable agencies, come share food distribution, housing assistance

Star Human Services Development Association
210 E. Willow Street
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-457-8647

*Alexander County*

Logos
909 Walnut St. Cairo, IL 62914 618-734-0037

Tamms Food Pantry
Tamms, IL 62988
618-747-9253

Daystar Program Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-0178

*Franklin County*

Benton Ministerial Alliance
421 W. Fifth St.
Benton, IL 62812
618-439-3535

Habitat for Humanity
Benton Ministerial Alliance
104 E. Webster
Benton, IL 62812

Salvation Army Church Office
402 N. Douglas St.
West Frankfort, IL 62896
618-937-3055

West Frankfort Ministerial Alliance
705 E. Lindell
West Frankfort, IL 62896
618-937-3603

First Baptist Church
208 N. Maple St.
Christopher, IL 62822
618-724-9390

Frankfort Township
2003 E. St. Louis St.
West Frankfort, IL 62896
618-937-3661

Goode Township Office
201 E. Callie St.
Sesser, IL 62884
618-625-2851

*Gallatin County*

Gallatin County Food Bank
Methodist Church
Lincoln Boulevard
Shawneetown, IL 62894
618-269-4001

*Hardin County*

First Baptist Church
Elizabethtown, IL 62931
618-285-6634

Shawnee Development Council
P.O. Box 168
Elizabethtown, IL 62931
618-287-7071

Golden Circle Senior Ctr.
P.O. Box 178
Elizabethtown, IL 62931
618-287-7071

*Jackson County*

Good Samaritan Food Pantry University Baptist Church 700 S. Oakland Carbondale, IL 62901
618-457-0323
618-549-7193

Habitat for Humanity Newman Center Carbondale, IL 62901 618-529-3311
 
 

Church Group United
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-457-4151

Murphysboro Food Pantry
North Ninth Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618-684-6089

*Johnson County*

First Baptist Church
Seventh and Washington
Vienna, IL 62995

*Massac County*

Faith Tabernacle
Broadway Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
618-524-8763 or 618-524-4229

K.O.P.E.
Christian Outreach Prog.
Metropolis, IL 62960
618-524-3635 or 524-4804

*Perry County*

Wednesday 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Nine Mile Church Pinckneyville, IL 618-357-3134

Tues. and Thurs. 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. H&R Block 121 N. Hickory DuQuoin, IL 618-542-5751

DuQuoin Ministerial All.
121 N. Hickory St.
DuQuoin, IL 62832
618-542-4191 or 542-8981

West. Egyptian Food Pant.
310 E. South St.
DuQuoin, IL 62832
618-542-4656

*Pope County*

Shawnee Development Council
P.O. Box 246
Golconda, IL 62938
618-683-2107

*Pulaski County*

Living Hope Fellowship
RR 1,
Grand Chain, IL 62941 618-634-8191

Grace Christian Fellowship
1st and Oak St.
Mounds, IL 62964
618-745-6505

First Baptist Church
208 High Street
Mound City, IL 62963
618-748-6107

Karnak Baptist Church
3rd and Main Street
Karnak, IL 62956
618-634-2436

*Saline County*

Carrier Mills Ministerial All.
S. Main St. (Old Starkey Mkt.)
Carrier Mills, IL 62917
618-994-2109

Saline County Food Pantry
1232 Route 45 N.
Eldorado, IL 62930
618-273-6581

First Methodist Church
122 W. Poplar Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Saline Baptist Food Pantry
1616 Green Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-2374

First Baptist Church
1101 Second Street
Eldorado, IL 62930

Anna Bixby Center
213 S. Shaw Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-8389

Stone Creek Ministries
Stonefort, IL 62987
618-996-3496

*Union County*

Anna Christian Church
204 N. Maple Street
Anna, IL 62906
618-833-6834

Anna Heights Baptist Church
100 Turner Avenue
Anna, IL 62906
618-833-5916

Center for Rural Health
513 N. Main Street
Anna, IL 62906

*Williamson County*

Cambria Food Pantry
City Hall
Cambria, IL 62915
618-985-6082

Herrin Community Pantry
509 N. 17th St.
Herrin, IL 62948
618-942-2080

Marion Ministerial All.
103 E. Calvert St.
Marion, IL 62959
618-993-8419

Description: Disaster relief, e.g. fire, tornado, flood, earthquake, emergency service to military families, first aid, CPR, water safety, lifesaving, basic aid training courses, disaster assessment and management courses, and blood services. Target Population: Natural disaster victims, military families, families separated by war or natural disaster, people seeking health and safety training, who are residents of Jackson and Perry Counties.

American Red Cross-Jackson County Chapter
P.O. Box 104
Carbondale, IL 62903
618-529-2151

Area-wide Services

Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless
512 S. Granger Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-0059

*Franklin County*

Crisis Center-Transitional Housing 102 Lincoln Avenue West Frankfort, IL 62896 618-988-8020 1-800-582-5947

Volunteer Services, Inc.
410 W. Main St.
West Frankfort, IL 62896
618-937-3581

*Jackson County*

Good Samaritan House
701 S. Marion St.
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-457-5794

Women's Center
(Abused Women Program)
408 Freeman St.
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-529-2324

Mary's House
306 N. University
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-549-9341

*Pulaski County*

Southern Seven Health Department
Shawnee Community College Road
Route 1, Box 53
Ullin, IL 62992
618-634-2297

*Saline County*

Anna Bixby Women's Center
213 S. Shaw Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-8389
1-800-421-8456

House of Hope
42 S. Vine
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-0009

*Williamson County*

Williamson County Crisis Center
508 N. 18th St.
Herrin, IL 62948
618-988-8020
1-800-582-5947

Description: Free used clothing

University Baptist Church
700 S. Oakland
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-457-5421

Description: Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC); Medical Assistance (Medicaid); Food Stamps; Child Support Enforcement and other social programs for recipients.

IL Department of Public Aid Offices

Alexander County
220 6th Street
Cairo, IL 62914
734-0762

Gallatin County 211 Lincoln Boulevard West
P.O. Box 280
Shawneetown, IL 62984
269-3128

Hardin County 108 North Main
P.O. Box 307
Elizabethtown, IL 62931
287-2521

Jackson County
342 North Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618-687-1705

Massac County
2301 Metropolis Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
524-2631

Perry County
314 North Maple
DuQuoin, IL 62832
542-4714

Pope County
P.O. Box 130
Golconda, IL 62938
683-2921

Pulaski County
116 North Front
Mounds, IL 62964
745-9411

Saline County
105 E. Poplar
Harrisburg, IL 62946
253-7161

Union County
201 E. Chestnut
Anna, IL 62906
833-2118

Williamson County
606 North Van Buren
Marion, IL 62959
997-6591

Description: Full range counseling, divorce mediation, DCFS referral only, foster care and Family 1st Program.

Lutheran Social Services
1616 W. Main St.
Marion, IL 62959
618-997-9196

Lutheran Child and Family Services
P.O. Box 439
Sparta, IL 62286
618-443-2228

Description: National Runaway Switchboard, runaway education programs, support to runaway and homeless youth, family counseling.

National Runaway Switchboard
3080 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
1-800-621-4000
1-800-621-0394 (TDD)

Description: Screening/assessment, physical therapy, educator, speech/language evaluation and therapy, social worker, and nurse.

Archway
P.O. Box 1190
Carbondale, IL 62903
618-549-4442

Description: A convenient resource for finding community based resources for older persons. Has access to an extensive, computerized nationwide database of services for older persons, including such matters as legal and financial assistance, transportation and housing resources.

Elder Care Locator
1-800-677-1116
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. E.S.T.

Illinois Senior HelpLine
1-800-252-8966

Description: Planning, coordinating and funding for senior services in 13 southern county region. EAAA funds the following services: outreach information and assistance, transportation, case management, nursing home ombudsman, elder abuse services, legal services, congregate meals, home delivered meals, health screening, evaluation, in-home respite, home modification, adult day care as respite.
Eligibility: Persons 60 years and older.

Egyptian Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
RR 2, Box 359E
Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-8311

Description: Planning, coordinating and funding for senior services in 13 southern county region. EAAA funds the following services: outreach information and assistance, transportation, case management, nursing home ombudsman, elder abuse services, legal services, congregate meals, home delivered meals, health screening, evaluation, in-home respite, home modification, adult day care as respite.
Eligibility: Persons 60 years and older.

Egyptian Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
RR 2, Box 359E
Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-8311

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STATEWIDE HOTLINE NUMBERS

Aging

  • Senior Helpline....................800-252-8966
Child Abuse
  • Help USA...........................800-4-A-CHILD
  • Child Abuse/Neglect................800-252-2873
Elder Abuse
  • Shawnee Alliance for Seniors.......800-642-7773
  • Missing Children...................800-232-5373
  • National Response Center...........800-424-8802
To report toxic chemical and oil spills
  • Network Crisis Intervention........618-549-3351
Public Aid
  • Public Aid Program............800-252-8635
  • Welfare & Medicaid Fraud......800-252-8903
  • Child Support Action Line.....800-447-4278
Monetary & Medical Assistance
  • Food Stamps Appeal........................800-435-0774
  • Public Health
    • AIDS Hotline..................800-243-2437
    • Families With a Future........800-545-2200
    • Hearing Aid...................800-572-3270
    • Nursing Home..................800-252-4343
    • Parents Too Soon..............800-422-5587
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases..800-252-8989
    • Women, Infant & Children Supplemental Food Program...800-572-3270
    • Rape Action Committee...............529-2324

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