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.

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

Peoria Tazewell Dyslexia Awareness Network

Tutoring for kids with dyslexia, teacher training and workshops, monthly library meetings, student and family advocacy.

2900 West Lake Avenue Peoria, IL 61615 309-679-0788

Project Know

Addiction Services Nationwide

Re:generation

Work through the recovery process found in the teachings of Jesus to overcome dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary "fix" for your pain. 

10700 N. Allen Rd Peoria, IL 61615 309.243.1550

Recovery Zone

Counseling in Sterling, IL

1503 1st Ave. #A Rock Falls, IL 61071 815-626-2800

Refuge Ranch

Refuge Ranch in Rochester gives kids the chance to grow by maintaining a farm and taking care of animals. 

9350 Cascade Rd. Rochester, IL 62523 217-498-7679

Rock River Christian Camp and Retreat Center

The Rock River Christian Camp and Retreat Center is offering Summer Camps, Adult Camps, and Retreats. 

16486 W IL Route 64 Polo , IL 61064 (815) 493-6622

Rock River Christian Center

Food Service in Sterling, IL

1800 Prophet Rd. Rock Falls, IL 61071 815-625-4371

Royal Family KIDS camp

Royal Family KIDS mission is to have 100,000+ foster children in one of our Camps & Mentoring Clubs and to change more lives with the effective demonstration of compassion by:

Offering foster child 6 to 12 years old, a life-changing experience through Camps & Mentoring Clubs

Enlisting and training more churches across America each summer

Providing ongoing support services for existing Camps & Mentoring Clubs

Bloomington/ Normal, IL 224-545-2776

Safe Families for Children

Since 2005, Safe Families for Children has offered sanctuary to thousands of children, minimizing the risk for abuse or neglect and giving parents the time and tools they need to help their families thrive.

4300 W Irving Park Rd Chicago, IL 60641 (217) 801-8225

Salvation Army Safe Harbor

Counseling service in Bloomington, IL.

611 W Washington Ave. Bloomington, IL 61701 309-829-7399

Salvation Army Safe Harbor

Food Service in Bloomington, IL

Located in the Salvation Army Community Center

611 W Washington Ave. Bloomington, IL 61701 309-828-7356

Sauk Valley Foodbank

Food bank in Sterling, IL

1801 Plant Road Sterling , IL 61081 815.626.4556

Second Baptist Church Food Pantry

Food service in Galesburg, IL.

305 S Cherry St. Galesburg, IL 61401 309-342-3001

Sojourn Shelter & Services

Sojourn Shelter & Services, Inc in Springfield provides a safe haven for women and children of domestic abuse. They also have a prevention and education program.

Springfield, IL 217-726-5200

South Side Mission

Shelter in Peoria, IL

1127 S Laramie St. Peoria, IL 61605 309-676-4604

South Side Mission

Food service in Peoria, IL.
1127 S Laramie St. Peoria, IL 61605 309-676-4604

Springfield Family Counseling Center

Counseling in Jacksonville, IL.

305 E Court St. Jacksonville, IL 62650 217-245-5103