Community Resources

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Clothes Closet

The Encounter Church is a nondenominational church in East Peoria. They provide clothing to those in need. 

800 Springfield Rd. East Peoria, IL 61611 3096992606

Community Light (Firehouse of God Ministries)

Community Light provides several services and programs for the homeless within the area. Programs include serving meals, Rescue Missions, and summer kids programs. Financial and food donations are also accepted; financial donations are tax-deductible.

306 5th Avenue Sterling, IL 61081 815-622-9490

Compass for Kids, Inc.

Compass for Kids offers after-school programs, summer camp, and a backpack program through Central Baptist Church.

Central Baptist Church, 501 S 4th Street Springfield, IL 62701 217-691-8103

Contact Ministries

Contact Ministries is a faith-based organization serving the greater Springfield community. They provide free programs and resources to poverty level families to help them become financially self-sufficient.

1100 E Adams St. Springfield, IL 62703 217-753-3939

Counseling Family and Marriage

Counseling in Galesburg, IL.

1707 N Henderson St. Galesburg, IL 61401 309-342-6488 is an easy to navigate directory of legal and law enforcement office contact information. It is home to tens of thousands of US courts, jails, prisons, police departments, sheriffs, and district attorneys with easy to access contact information indlucing addresses, hours, phone number, and services provided by each office. 


Dixon Community Food Pantry

The Dixon Community food bank is a food service in Sterling, IL. Usual hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

2001 W. 4th St Dixon , IL 61021 815.288.4848

Dixon Shelter

Homeless shelter in Dixon, IL.

805 W. 1st Street Dixon , IL 61021 815.622.9490

Driven Cafe "Hot Meal Ministry"

Food service in Peoria, IL.

Located in the Sabella Street Station

335 Sabella St. Pekin, IL 61554 309-202-7749

East Bay Camp & Retreat

Provides Resident, Day, Family Camp Programs for all ages. 

12 miles north of Bloomington-Normal Lake Bloomington, IL (309) 365-7532

Episcopal Church Camp Of Illinois

A Week-Long Camp from Sunday, July 3rd to Saturday, July 9th for children who have completed 1st grade up through the 11th grade



Hudson , IL (309) 453-9337

Faith Bible Camp

A camp that encourages participants ages 8-18 years old to follow Jesus Christ. 

849 Knox Rd. 2200E Yates City , IL 61572 (309) 358-1421

Family Service Center

The Family Service Center in Springfield that focuses on families and strengthening communities through a variety of services including adoption services, counseling, foster care, and after-school programs.

730 E Vine St. Springfield, IL 62703 (217) 528-8406

Firehouse of God Ministries

Community Light Homeless program serves dinner to homeless and hungry individuals Monday-Fridays from 5:00 p.m- 6:00 p.m. 

306 5th Avenue Sterling , IL 61081 815.622.9490

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

First Christian Church offers community outreach opportunities. 

3400 6th Avenue Sterling , IL 61081 815.625.6851

First Church of the Nazarene

Food Service in Sterling, IL

411 13th Ave. Sterling, IL 61081 815-625-0864

First Things First

The Encounter Church is a nondenominational church in East Peoria. They perform small community projects, including lawn work, painting, gardening, etc. for those in need. 

800 Springfield Rd. East Peoria , IL 61611 309-699-2606

Fish of Galesburg

Food service in Galesburg, IL.

288 Hawthorne Ct. Galesburg, IL 61401 309-343-7807


Food service in Peoria, IL.

Located in The Encounter

800 Springfield Rd East Peoria, IL 61611 309-699-2606

Galesburg Rescue Mission

Provides counseling, food service, and shelter in Galesburg, IL.

435 E Third St. Galesburg, IL 61401 309-343-4151