Cunningham Township

205 West Green Street, , Urbana, Illinois 61801
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Community Resources


Government Agencies

Voter Registration

The State Board of Elections is an independent state agency that was provided by the 1970 Illinois Constitution to supervise the registration of voters and the administration of elections throughout the state. Created by the Illinois General Assembly in 1973, the Board’s purpose is to serve as the central authority for all Illinois election law, information and procedures in Illinois.

Springfield Office: S. MacArthur Blvd. Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-782-4141
Chicago Office: 100 W. Randolph, Suite 14-100 Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-814-6440

Champaign County Clerk

Address: 1776 East Washington Street, Urbana IL 61802
Vital Records: (217)384-3720
Election Services: (217)384-3724
Tax Services: (217)384-3722
TTY: 217-384-8601
Fax: (217)384-1241

Social Security

Address: 101 S COUNTRY FAIR DR, CHAMPAIGN, IL 61821
Phone: (877) 819-2593

Illinois Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services is one of Illinois' largest agencies, with more than 13,000 employees which provides state's residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, and others who face multiple challenges to self-sufficiency.
Administrative Offices

Springfield Address: 100 South Grand Ave East, Springfield, Illinois 62762
Phone: (800) 843-6154

Chicago Address: 401 S Clinton St, Chicago, Illinois 60607
Phone: (800) 843-6154

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is an intergovernmental membership organization that provides a variety of programming in the areas of regional, environmental and transportation planning; economic, community, and workforce development; social services; early childhood education; and technical assistance in East Central Illinois.

Address: 1776 E. Washington Street Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: (217) 328-3313

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Address: 201 W. Kenyon Rd., Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 352-7961

City of Urbana

Address: 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, IL 61801

Office of the Mayor: (217) 352-7961
City Clerk's Office: (217) 384-2362
Community Development Services: (217) 384-2444
Finance: (217) 384-2368

The Housing Authority of Champaign County (HACCA) is a municipal corporation organized pursuant to the Illinois Housing Authority Act. HAAC also provides so much more than housing by offering individuals, families, and senior citizens a foundation from which to build successful lives and inspiring investment in self and community.

Address: 2008 N Market St, Champaign IL 61822
Phone: (217) 378-7100

City of Champaign Township

The City of Champaign strives to ensure that its programs, services, and activities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require assistance to observe or participate, please contact the City of Champaign, City Manager’s Office, at 403-8710, or by TDD 403-8736, at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting with your specific request.

Supervisor's Office Address: City of Champaign Township, 53 E. Logan St., Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 403-6120

Champaign County Circuit Clerk 

The Champaign County Circuit Clerk’s Office keeps all Circuit Court records and collects all court-related fines and fees. The Office connects the judicial system and the public. The Clerk provides court records to people in the court system. The Clerk also makes these records available to the public.

Address: 101 East Main Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 384-3725

 

Healthcare

Rosecrance

Rosecrance is dedicated to recovery in Central Illinois by providing evidence-based treatment for mental health and substance abuse disorders. We help children, adults, and families through a variety of behavioral healthcare programs and addiction recovery services.

Address: Rosecrance Health Network, 1021 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61107-3877
Phone: (866) 330-8729, (815) 391-1000

MentalHealth.net

Menthalhealth.net provides a list of self-help telephone numbers.

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Address: 201 W. Kenyon Rd., Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 352-7961

Frances Nelson

Welcoming new patients daily. Seeing patients regardless of ability to pay. Frances Nelson is a medical and behavioral health center dedicated to providing affordable and accessible high quality health care services.

Address: 819 Bloomington Road, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 356-1558

Champaign County Healthcare Consumers

CCHCC organizes individuals and communities to have a voice in the health care system and to affect social change to achieve health justice. CCHCC carries out its mission through direct service, consumer education, advocacy, and community organizing.

Address: 44 E. Main Street, Suite 208, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 352-6533

The Pavilion Behavioral Health System

At The Pavilion Behavioral Health System, we strive to make a difference in people’s lives and we are committed to providing quality care to the patients we serve. Our range of services includes acute inpatient care, partial hospitalization programs (PHP), residential programs, addiction treatment services and intensive outpatient programs (IOP).

Address: 809 W Church St, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 373-1700

 

Mental Health 

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) (2005 A,L) 

This 12-step fellowship is for men and women whose common purpose is to recover from codependence and to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Group literature is available. Donations are requested to cover literature and expenses.

Champaign Address: The Pavilion, Lecture Rm., 809 W. Church St.
Rantoul Address: Serenity Shack, 117 Ohio St.
Phone: Kathy for Champaign (217) 979-2847 or Lou for Rantoul (217) 898-2847
Email: codakathyl@gmail.com Email: codalou@gmail.com National 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) -Members Only- Friday (2016 A,L) 

This support group is for persons dealing with mental illness. This group is not open to friends and family of group members. The group provides discussion, information, and support to people with any mental illness. The group also welcomes people who believe they may have these disorders, but who may have not been diagnosed.
Meets Fri., 7:00-8:00 p.m., Auditorium C, 1st floor, Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana.

Phone: (810) 328-3272
Email: dbsaurbana@gmail.com
Local Website: cudbsa.org
National Website: dbsalliance.org
Write: 401A CR 2600N Mahomet, IL 61853

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) -Members, Family and Friends (1990 A,L) 

This group is for friends and family members who care about someone with any mental illness. This group is also open to those who experience a mental health condition.
Address: Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 p.m., Auditorium C, 1st floor, Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana.

Phone: (810) 328-3272
Email: dbsaurbana@gmail.com
Local Website: cudbsa.org
National Website: dbsalliance.org
Write: 401A CR 2600N Mahomet, IL 61853

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) -Young Adult (1990 A,L) 

This support group is for persons dealing with mental illness. This group is not open to friends and family of group members. The group provides discussion, information, and support to people with any mental illness. The group also welcomes people who believe they may have these disorders, but who may have not been diagnosed.
Thurs., 7:00-8:00 p.m., Auditorium C, Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana.

Phone:(810) 328-3272
Email: dbsaurbana@gmail.com
Local Website: cudbsa.org
National Website: dbsalliance.org
Write: 401A CR 2600N, Mahomet, IL 61853

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)- Members Only- Thursday (2017 A,L) 

This support group is for persons dealing with mental illness. This group is not open to friends and family of group members. The group provides discussion, information, and support to people with any mental illness. The group also welcomes people who believe they may have these disorders, but who may have not been diagnosed.
Thurs., 7:00-8:00 p.m., Auditorium C, Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 W. Park St., Urbana.

Phone:(810) 328-3272
Email: dbsaurbana@gmail.com
Local Website: cudbsa.org
National Website: dbsalliance.org
Write: 401A CR 2600N, Mahomet, IL 61853

Emotions Anonymous (Champaign Chapter) (1999 A,L) 

This 12-step program is for people who have emotions that cause difficulties in their lives. These emotions may be depression, anxiety, fear, loneliness, anger, compulsions, or obsessions. Emotions Anonymous is based on the same program used by Alcoholics Anonymous. Nonsmoking meeting.

Meets every Tues., 7:15 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect, Champaign.

Call: (217) 352-3632 

Email: eamtg2@gmail.com 

Local Website: eamtg.com

GROW in Illinois – Personal Growth Group (Champaign County) (1978 A,L) 

This self-help group offers a program for personal growth through small weekly meetings and a voluntary network of members. It provides support and practical help to people, ages 18 and older, to cope with a mental disorder or emotional crisis. A newsletter and group literature are available.

Meets Mondays, 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 302 W Church St., Champaign/ Come to the Office Door to be buzzed in. 

Call: Karen Shan,(217) 352-6989 

Email: karen.shan@growinamerica.org Email: growil@sbcglobal.net 

National Website: www.growinamerica.org 

Write: Champaign County Fieldworker, GROW in Illinois, P.O. Box 3667, Champaign, IL 61826-3667

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) – Champaign County (1982 A,L) 

This group offers support, education, and advocacy to people with mental illness as well as their loved ones. Members have access to a lending library. NAMI Champaign County offers an array of educational and training programs for people with mental illness, family members, service providers, and the general public. These programs draw on the experiences of family members and people with mental illness who have learned to live well with mental illness and who are eager to help others. Educators and mental health professionals also attend to offer their expertise. Family education, peer support, and social groups, as well as teacher education/in-services are offered free throughout the month.
Meets 2nd Mon. (except July and Aug.), 7:00-9:00 p.m., Rosecrance, 1801 Fox Drive, Champaign.

Phone: NAMI Information Line (calls answered once a week)- (217) 419-5345 or Diane Zell- (217) 253-2413
Email: suekeller1968@gmail.com Email: thezells1@gmail.com
Local Website: namichampaign.org
National Website: nami.org
Write: NAMIChampaignCounty, P.O. Box 1514, Champaign, IL61824

Health Care Consumers

Health Care Consumers can expand capacity for prescription assistance services.
If you have clients needing help with prescriptions or over the counter medications, have them leave a message at our phone number.
Clients can call us with a list of the prescriptions that they need, we will then have them moved to one of our partner pharmacies: OSF Pharmacy or Urbana Schnucks. We can help folks with or without health insurance and work with consumers to create a sustainable path for getting their prescriptions going forward.

َAddress: 44 E. Main Street, Suite 208
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217.352.6533
Fax: 217.352.9745

 

Housing/Shelter

Champaign County Subsidized Housing List 

Find a wait-list of available subsidized housing at this link. You can apply to them by calling, visiting their office, and website. We at Cunningham Township are happy to help you apply.

C-U at Home 

We are a grace-centered ministry dedicated to serving the most vulnerable homeless and showing the love of Christ to everyone we encounter.

The Pheonix Drop-IN Center

The Phoenix is a casual, welcoming space with a living room, computers, board games, musical instruments, and most importantly, companionship. We invite you to join us this week. You’re sure to make new friends while you learn more about the challenges and victories facing those who don’t have a bed to sleep in tonight. We have the following services: shower, washer/dryer, internet/computer, phone, local resources, and a job board.

Address: 70 E. Washington Street in Champaign
Phone: 217-888-0329

Austin’s Place : An Emergency Shelter for Homeless Women

Austin's Place has been the only emergency shelter for single women in Champaign County. For twelve out of thirteen years, Austin’s Place operated solely on volunteer effort - from volunteers who stay overnight, transport guests, do laundry, make phone calls, advertise, collect donations, etc. Dedicated service meets significant needs and provides valuable support to all the guests that come through our doors.

Address: First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Champaign-210 W. Church Street Champaign, IL 61820

Restoration Urban Ministries

Restoration Urban Ministries’ mission is to provide physical assistance, friendship, and a sense of family and purpose to the holes and displaces, while lifting up.

Address: 1213 Parkland Ct, Champaign, IL
Phone: (217) 355 - 2662

Courage Connection

Courage Connection provides housing and supportive services to individuals and families who are victims of domestic violence. We believe in the right of every person to safety and the potential of every person for success.

Domestic Violence Hotline: (217) 384-4390 or (877) 384-4390

Office Phone: (217) 352-7151

Main Office Address: 508 E. Church Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Champaign-Urbana Tenant Union 

C-U Tenant Union provides information about tenants' and landlords' rights and responsibilities and help for tenants living in Champaign County, Illinois who experience landlord problems or have questions.

 

Children

Crisis Nursery

Crisis Nursery creates an "Island of Safety" dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis. Crisis Nursery is the only emergency-based child care facility in Champaign County that is open 24 hours, 365 days a year for the entire community to access with no fees or income eligibility.

Address: 1309 West Hill Street, Urbana IL 61801
24-hour Crisis Line: 217.337.2730

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

The WIC program helps safeguard the health of income-eligible pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5. WIC provides nutritious food, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. Food such as dairy products, fruits and vegetables, and infant formula are provided through grocery store vouchers.

Address: 201 W. Kenyon Rd., Champaign, IL
Phone: (217) 531-4529, (217) 531-4309

 

Food and Other Help

Lifeline Phone Information

Lifeline is a government program that provides support for residents to have access to a phone - either cell or landline. Some people call it “Obamaphones.” 

Salt & Light Ministries

Salt & Light strives to EMPOWER individuals towards lasting change by AFFIRMING their DIGNITY. One-way giving models unconsciously communicate the person has nothing of value to contribute to the “transaction.” We create opportunities for individuals to utilize their talents in productive and meaningful ways. This reinforces their competence and confidence to acquire resources while gaining a sense of pride that comes from providing for themselves and their families.

Urbana Location: 1819 S Philo Rd, Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217-355-5654
Champaign Location: 1512 W Anthony Dr., Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-355-5654

Wesley Food Pantry

Our Mission is to alleviate food insecurity in our community one family at a time by providing them with one week's worth of nutritious groceries.

Address: Wesley United Methodist Church, 1203 W. Green St. Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-729-7418

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

Our mission is to feed the hungry of our community regardless of race, religion, or ethnicity. We welcome all volunteers to this service who share an unconditional positive regard for every human being. We provide a safe, respectful, and inviting environment in an atmosphere of hope and dignity.

Address: 116 N 1st St, Champaign, IL
Phone: (217) 356-7687

Eastern Illinois Foodbank

The Eastern Illinois Foodbank is the primary food source for food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and other programs working to feed the hungry.

Address: 2405 North Shore Drive., Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: (217) 328-3663

Empty Tomb

Empty Tomb, inc. exists to make the inconvenience of following Jesus in these points as convenient as possible. empty tomb exists to serve the whole church in her striving to be obedient to Jesus by serving others. Renewal results from such obedience, and in this way, empty tomb is involved in church renewal.
The staff at empty tomb works with these efforts daily. Volunteers play a central role in actually making the works happen.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Solidarity Gardens CU

With help from the broader community, Solidarity Gardens CU will be offering free seeds, seedlings, tools, soil, containers, miscellaneous supplies, gardening expertise, and educational resources to any interested party in the Champaign-Urbana area.

Phone: (847) 306-9442

 

Addiction Resources

Prevention and Treatment Services

P.A.T.S. provides services to adults, teens, children, families, couples, and individuals. We provide counseling, social skills, problem solving, communication education, anger management, substance abuse, mental health, and prevention services. We accept many insurances and Medicare.

Address: 300 S Broadway Ste 159 Lincoln Square, Urbana
Phone: (217) 954-1128

Al-Anon 

Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who share their experience in applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to the effects of a problem drinker in their lives.

Narcotics Anonymous of East Central Illinois 

Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering addicts with more than 67,000 weekly meetings in over 139 countries. The Primary Purpose Area of Narcotics Anonymous serves NA meetings within Champaign, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Iroquois, Piatt, and Vermilion counties. We hold regularly scheduled meetings in cities within these counties. 

Phone: (800) 539-0475

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Address: 1400 W Park St, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-373-4200

 

Education

Urbana Adult Education Center

The Urbana Adult Education Center has provided educational and career services to residents of Champaign County and surrounding communities in East Central Illinois for over 50 years. Our programs consist of the following: GED, High School Diploma, English Language Acquisition, Certified Nursing Assistant, Continuing Education and Career Development.

Address: 211 North Race Street Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217/384-3530

The Odyssey Project

The Odyssey Project offers free University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign courses in the humanities to income-eligible adults in our East Central Illinois community.

Parkland College

When you choose Parkland College, you get the true college experience without braking the bank.

Address: 2400 West Bradley Avenue., Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: (217) 351-2200

Urbana School District 116

Address: 205 N Race St, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 384-3600

Champaign Unit 4 Schools

 

Disability Services

PACE Center for Independent Living

PACE, Inc. encompasses a many people who came before us and put together our Philosophy, the people here now advocating, delivering services, volunteering, directing our organization, and the people who support what we do financially and believe in Independence for People who have disabilities. We are united and simply want “Nothing about us without us.”

Address: 1317 E. Florida, Urbana, IL 61801
Voice: 217-344-5433 Video Phone: 217-689-0289

First Followers Re-entry Program

FirstFollowers is a community based organization that operates a drop-in center located at Bethel A.M.E. First Followers’ mission is to build strong and peaceful communities by providing support, guidance, and hope to formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones through peer mentorship.

Address: 401 E. Park Street in Champaign, IL

Rosecrance

Rosecrance is dedicated to recovery in Central Illinois by providing evidence-based treatment for mental health and substance abuse disorders. We help children, adults, and families through a variety of behavioral healthcare programs and addiction recovery services.

Phone: (866) 330-8729, (815) 391-1000
Address: Rosecrance Health Network 1021 North Mulford Road Rockford, IL 61107-3877

 

Immigrant Services

New American Welcome Center

The New American Welcome Center at the University Y helps immigrants fully integrate into American society and prepares receiving communities around Champaign County to be welcoming and inclusive. By engaging local institutions and mobilizing community resources, we help make our community a place where newcomers and immigrants can thrive and flourish.

Address: 1001 S Wright St, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 2173371500

CU FAIR

How CU Fair Helps Families and Individuals in Crisis
• Free groceries, hygiene, and health supplies delivered to homes
• Information about COVID-19 and how to access healthcare resources in Spanish, French and English
• Emergency cash assistance

Address: 201 W Kenyon Rd, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 123-456-7890

Latino Partnership of Champaign County

The Latino Partnership is an organization dedicated to supporting the Latino community of Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding area.

Three Spinners

Three Spinners is dedicated to welcoming refugees and immigrants to Champaign-Urbana with immediate support for basic needs.

Address: 201 W. Kenyon Rd. Suite 4-A, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (872) 302-7746

The Refugee Center

The Refugee Center provides commonly needed services to newly arrived refugees and helps them acclimatize to American culture.

Address: 201 West Kenyon Road, Suite 4D, Champaign IL 61820
Phone: 217-344-8455

COVID-19 Resource Guide for Immigrants