Community Resources

We've gathered some resources from the WCIC listening areas for your convenience. If you know someone in need, please share with them these helpful services. If you want to suggest a resource that isn't listed here, click here.

Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp

A summer camp for participants entering 1st grade through high school graduates. 

1674 Lick Creek Lane Chatham, IL 62629 (217) 529-2625

Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries

Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries serves Springfield and the surrounding areas. They empower people with special needs to become self-sufficient.

2001 Wabash Ave. Springfield, IL 62704 (217) 220-1036

Loaves and Fish

Food service in Peoria, IL.

Located in First United Methodist Church

116 NE Perry Ave. Peoria, IL 61603 309-673-3641

Loaves and Fishes

Food services in Sterling, IL.

501 Broadway Ave Sterling, IL 61081 815-625-0864

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois

Serves as a safe place for those in need of protection and nurturing for their children, strengthens families, and transforms communities.

7620 Madison Street River Forest, IL 60305 800-363-5237

Make The First Five Count (Easter Seals)

Easter Seals provides valuable child development services to help guide all parents through their child's early years. 

507 E Armstrong Ave, 2404 E Empire St Peoria, Bloomington, IL 61081, 61704 (309) 686-1177/(309) 663-8275

Memorial Counseling Associates

Counseling in Jacksonville, IL.

15 Founders Lane, Suite 100 Springfield, IL 62711 217-243-0300

Memorial Counseling Associates

Counseling in Springfield, IL.

901 N First St., Suite 225 Springfield, IL 62702 217-717-9960

Memorial Counseling Associates

Counseling in Springfield, IL.

3225 Hedley Road Springfield, IL 62711 217-788-4065

Menno Haven Camp

Religious day camp for grades 3-12. Encourages faith and worship of Jesus Christ. 

9301 1575 East Street Tiskilwa, IL 61368 (815) 646-4344

Midwest Food Bank

Food service in Peoria, IL.

9005 N Industrial Rd. Peoria, IL 61615

Midwest Mission Distribution Center

Shelter and Clothing located in Springfield, IL.

Springfield, IL (217) 483-7911

Midwest Mission Distribution Center

MMDC provides opportunities for individuals and groups of all walks of life, denominational backgrounds, abilities, and ages to help provide disaster relief kits and resources as well as educational and medical supplies  to those in need both locally and internationally.

1022 New City Road Chatham, IL 62629 217-483-7911

Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery

The Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery helps prevent child abuse and neglect. They provide an emergency, temporary care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for children in the Springfield area.

1011 N 7th St. Springfield, IL 62702 (217) 525-6800

Non-Food Pantry

St. Francis Woods Supportive Living Community holds a non-food pantry for seniors 65 and over to supply non-food items that can not be received from other forms of public assistance such as: shampoo, toilet paper, soaps, deodorant, etc.

3507 N Molleck Dr. Peoria, IL 61604 (309) 688-0093

Options EAP

Counseling in Sterling, IL

1000 E Backbone Rd. Princeton, IL 61356 815-879-0327

Pathway Counseling Services

Counseling in Sterling, IL

208 Brink Circle Sterling, IL 61081 815-625-5583

PAX International Student Hosting

PAX Student Exchange now serves 1,000 participants from over 70 different countries placing them with an American host family. These young people have a sincere desire to experience America and would participate in the everyday activities your family takes for granted. Invite a PAX student into your home and watch how you all grow. This national organization has a locally based contact.

Local Contact: Angela Norris

14 Willett Ave Port Chester, NY 10573 309-360-5355

Peoria Area Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous

Counseling in Peoria, IL

329 E Lake St. Ste. 4 Peoria, IL 61614 309-687-1329

Peoria Rescue Ministries

Food service in Peoria, IL.

601 SW Adams St. Peoria, IL 61602 309-676-6416