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.


GenHkids in Springfield wants to see a decrease in childhood obesity. They host programs and events to encourage healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle.

305 S 4th St. Springfield, IL 62701

Girls on the Run of Central Illinois

Girls on the Run of Central Illinois is a program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. By working with young girls to train for a 5k, they inspire them to be joyful, healthy and confident.

907 Clocktower Drive Springfield, IL 62704 217-726-9808

Gorenz Counseling & Consulting

Counseling in Sterling, IL

1009 S Main St. Princeton, IL 61356 815-872-2273

Great Oaks Camp

Great Oaks Camp offers a free week of camp to underprivileged youth from the Peoria area ages 7-18 years old who qualify to be a part of the summer program. 

Lacon , IL (309) 246-4005

Habitat For Humanity of Sangamon County

Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County partners with local churches and community organizations. Through these partnerships, they build simple, affordable housing for people in need.

2744 S 6th St. Springfield, IL 62703 (217) 787-7209

Harvest For Hunger

Food Service in Peoria

Operating every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

4000 S Becker Dr. Bartonville, IL 61607 (309) 256-0072

Helping Hands

Helping hands is a food service that helps those in need. They provide: food; monetary help with rent, gas, and electrical bills; transportation for abused women and children and so much more! 

1208 E. 4th Street Sterling , IL 61081 815.625.1146

Helping Hands Homeless Shelter

Shelter in Springfield, IL.

1015 E Madison Springfield, IL 62703 217-522-0048

Holy Family Food Pantry

Food services in Springfield, IL.

1023 E Washington St. Springfield, IL 62703 217-523-2450

Home Sweet Home Ministries

Counseling service in Bloomington, IL.

303 E Oakland Ave. Bloomington, IL 61701 309-828-7356

Home Sweet Home Ministries

Food Service in Bloomington, IL

303 E Oakland Ave. Bloomington, IL 61701 309-828-7356

Hope Life Center

The Hope Life Center in Sterling provides support for women facing unplanned pregnancy. 

2323 E Lincolnway Sterling, IL 61081 (815) 625-5376

Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach

Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach in Springfield is committed to meeting the health care needs of individuals in developing nations with the distribution of recovered medical supplies & equipment.

4930 LaVerna Road Springfield, IL 62707 217-525-8843

Illinois Children and Family Services

DCFS is committed to acting in the best interest of every child it serves and to helping families by increasing their ability to provide a safe environment for their children and by strengthening families who are at risk of abuse or neglect. 

2607 Woodlawn Rd #3 Sterling , IL 61081 815.626.7594

Illinois Mentor Community Services

Counseling in Peoria, IL

4507 N Sterling Ave. Ste. 401 Peoria, IL 61615 309-566-5525

Illinois Poison Control Center

Emergency poison information & hotline for the nation's oldest poison center.

Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing

The Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing is accepting applications for their home repair program, furnace safety checks and yard cleanups for Central Illinois Veterans.

1716 N University St. Peoria, IL 61604 (309) 363-3737

In His Hands Orphans

In His Hands Orphans Outreach in Rochester is helping care for orphans in the US and abroad.

PO Box 425 Rochester, IL 62532 217-622-8397

Jacksonville Family Counseling

Counseling in Jacksonville, IL.

1429 S Main St. #A Jacksonville, IL 62650 217-243-5322

Jacksonville Food Bank

Food service in Jacksonville, IL.

316 E State St. Jacksonville, IL 62650 217-243-1122