Updates: C-U Community Resource Guide, COVID-19

An organic guide to Champaign-Urbana community resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic- A collaborative effort between the School of Social Work Community Learning Lab (CLL) and UniPlace Christian Church. Scroll over to view more.

If you have resources you’d like added, email Katie Shumway, CLL Director at kshumway@illinois.edu.

Childcare Resources

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
Governor's Office of Early Childhood DevelopmentInformation and resources on emergency child careThose who provide or need emergency childcare or volunteers who want to helpN/AN/AThe purpose of this webpage is to help you understand your options for offering and accessing child care for essential workers during this pandemic.Emergency Child Care Staffing Survey for qualified volunteers who are willing to temporarily work in an Emergency Child Care Home or Center.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)Monthly vouchers for health foods and instant formulaLow-income and pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 (refer to CUPHD website or WIC-CUPHD Facebook page for income eligibility guidelines)201 W Kenyon Rd, Champaign, IL 61820Walk-In Hours are M-F 8:30am-11:30am and 1:00-3:30pm. They also happen on the 3rd Saturday of each month 10am-1pm.New participants MUST call the day before services begin or may have to wait 24 hours before receiving food benefits. Same day appointments available, please call ahead (217) 531-4309Valerie Koressvkoress@c-uphd.org or (217)-531-4319
Crisis NurseryVirtual Support Children experiencing immediate harm from domestic violence, homelessness, or extreme parental stress24 hours / 7 daysSpecialists are working remotely and will stay connected to as many families as possible through phone calls, virtual calls, virtual home visits, and virtual groups.Donations are being accepted from 8:00am-4:30pm from Monday through Friday. When you arrive at the Nursery, park in the lot just south of the building. Pleae ring the doorbell and a staff member will greet you at the door to accept the items. Or call ahead and schedule an appointment to drop off donations.

Clothing

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
Restoration Urban MinistriesClothing DistributionThose in need1213 Parkland Court,
Champaign, IL 61821
Mon.-Fri. 10 AM- 3 PMInformation about donation or volunteer opportunities found here217-355-2662

Food Distributions

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
Champaign Unit 4Food distribution sites in neighborhoods18 & under and any individual participating in the Young Adult ProgramDrive Thru Available at Jefferson Middle School and Garden Hills: Open Mondays, 10am-1pm and Booker T. Washington: Starting August 24, Open Mondays, 10am-1pm NO PRE-ORDER is required At-Home Delivery: Contact Food Services at (217) 351-3852 to set up at-home delivery. Beginning November 2, meals will be delivered on Mondays from 10am-11amUPDATED INFO: Beginning May 29, 2020, Friday Neighborhood Meal Box Deliveries are from 10am-1:00pm Drive Up Food Distributions from 10am-1pm at the following locations: 1. Jefferson 2. Garden HillsOffer home delivery but they need to have at least one person in the household to be registered in a Unit 4 schoolYou must be in a vehicle with closed doors and windows in order to pick-up meals from sites. If no transportation is available, please call the Food Service Office (217) 351-3852 to set up home delivery of meal boxes.

The following process will be utilized by staff distributing meals at the distribution site:

Sign #1: DO NOT Roll Down Windows or Open Doors
Sign #2: How Many Children ages 18 and Younger
Sign #3: Please Pull Up to Pick-Up Site to Collect Meal Boxes
Meals: Breakfast: K-12 follows a 4-week cycle menu Lunch: K-12 follows a 5-week cycle menu Special Diets and vegetarian options are available- contact Food Services at (217) 351-3852 to pre-order meals.MORE ADDITIONAL INFO: Unit 4 is providing dinners as part of its food distribution. These MUST be PRE-ORDERED and are available to pick up at our drive thru locations OR home delivery. Deadline for pre-order is Nov. 10217-351-3852 foodservice@u4sd.org
Channing Murray FoundationEssential grocery delivery for low-income families in Urbana who are recommended by Cunningham Township Supervisor's Office.Extremely low-income families1209 W Oregon St, Urbana, IL 61801Starting the week of March 23, 2020Lisa Haynes, Office Manager // Emily McKown: Coordinator for the Bucket BrigadeLisa Haynes- Email: channingmurrayfoundation@gmail.com; Phone: (217)-344-1176
Community Service Center of Northern Champaign CountyEmergency Food (Dispensa de Comida)Those in need520 E. Wabash Ave. Suite 1, Rantoul IL 61866Food Pantry is Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm People need to call 893-1530 when they get to our location and we will push a shopping cart outside with food, on the east parking lot, but the pantry door. Please do not come into the office, just call when you get here or knock on the door. Food / diapers are limited to each family / individual 2x per month. The child must live with you in order to get diapers. Individuals visiting the pantry must provide valid ID as well as proof of address. Please wear a mask. If you need office services one person is allowed at the office at once.Donations can be made through their websiteAndy K.evergreen3069@yahoo.com
Cultivators PantryFood distribution - One individual family member per household allowed for curbside pick up or carry outThose in need555 S. Maplewood Dr. Rantoul10:00am to 1:00pm and 5:30pm to 7:30pm while supplies last. No appointment required.Closed from November until FebruaryFacebook217-282-9607 cultivadoreslatinos@gmail.com
Daily Bread Soup KitchenTo-Go Hot Lunches and Sack LunchesThose in need116 N. 1st Champaign7 days a week 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.Donations can be made through their website
Faith United Methodist ChurchFood pantryThose in need1719 S. Prospect Ave, Champaign Monday - Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pmTo donate or volunteer, contact UMC directly by phone (217-359-3631) They just need to enter through the south entrance.217-359-3631
Jubilee CafeTO-GO dinnerThose in need805 S. 6th St Champaign ILEach Monday, 5:30-6:30Information about volunteeringjubilee.cafe@community-ucc.org
McKinley Pantry at Garden HillsFood pantry distributionAny family in need, especially those families within the Garden Hills communityGarden Hills Elementary- 2001 Garden Hills Dr, Champaign, IL 61821STARTING 3/24/20: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 4pm-6pmThey distribute from the back loading dockPastor Keith Harris, Andrea Miller, Julie Harrispantry@mckinley-foundation.org or 217-344-0297
Rantoul City SchoolsBreakfast and Lunch Weekly on MondaysHas to be any student 18 and under that goes to Rantoul City School.Eater Jr High: SOUTH side of the school (back of the school) cafeteria door.WEEKLY meal distribution from 4:00PM-6:00PM at JW EaterMeals picked up by car or walk up (with social distancing). Choose any location to pick up meals.Rantoul Community Center (next to junior high) This saturday from 9-10:30 am. St Paul. To anybody that may need food assistance. Bring an ID just incase (Resident of the area just in case). They have weekly distributions there on Tuesdays(217) 893-5400
Restoration Urban MinistriesFood bankThose in need1213 Parkland Court,
Champaign, IL 61821
Mon, Tues, Thur., Fri. 10 AM-1 PMBring an ID for food distributionInformation about donation or volunteer opportunities found here217-355-2662
St. Vincent de Paul Food PantryDrive-Thru Food PantryThose in need708 W. Main St, Urbana, IL 61801Monday and Thursdays 4-5 P.M.Drive-Thru style in the parking lotInfo about donations found on website(217) 367-2665
The Hope CenterDrive-thru Food MarketIndividuals in the community1802 N. Lincoln Ave #1023, UrbanaWednesday’s from 10am-12pm & 5pm– 6pmDonations can be made through their website217-607-5654
UniPlace Christian ChurchTo-Go Homemade Dinners and Donation driveThose in needMeals - Parking Lot 403 S. Wright Champaign Donation Drive - When you enter the parking lot, you will see a staircase leading to two glass doors. While facing the doors, on your right side, there will be a doorbell.Meals are available from 6pm-7pm on Wednesdays. The last dinner for the summer will be on July 1st. They plan to start back up on the first week of August.Meal distribution ended July 1st. Refer to website for any updates to the calendar schedule.Email jessi@uniplace.org if you'd like to financially support the free meal distributionJessi Delostjessi@uniplace.org
Urbana School DistrictMeal bag DELIVERY (breakfast and lunch) to Urbana NeighborhoodsChildren under 18Meals will be available from 10am-10:45 in the following areas: Countryview: Meals will be available out by the front mailboxes in the Circle Drive
Ivanhoe: Meals will be available at the pavilion at the park
Liberty Commons: Meals will be available in the community room by the office
Loral: Meals will be available at 29 Fern St. in the empty pad
Northwood: Meals will be available in the Pavilion by the playground
Woodland Acres: Meals will be available in the front porch of office
Woods Edge: Meals will be available under the flagpole at the entrance.
Mon-Thurs 10:00am-10:45am meals will be availableA meal bag with a breakfast and lunch will be delivered to these communities by 10 a.m. Meals will only be available until 10:45 to maintain the freshness of the meals. We are providing meals based on the number of USD116 students residing in the following areas:usd116meals@usd116.org
Urbana School DistrictMeal bag DELIVERY (breakfast and lunch) to Urbana NeighborhoodsAny child under 18 during school closuresMeals will be available from 10am-10:45 in the following areas: Countryview: Meals will be available out by the front mailboxes in the Circle Drive
Ivanhoe: Meals will be available at the pavilion at the park
Liberty Commons: Meals will be available in the community room by the office
Loral: Meals will be available at 29 Fern St. in the empty pad
Northwood: Meals will be available in the Pavilion by the playground
Woodland Acres: Meals will be available in the front porch of office
Woods Edge: Meals will be available under the flagpole at the entrance.
Mon-Thurs 10:00am-10:45am meals will be availableA meal bag with a breakfast and lunch will be delivered to these communities by 10 a.m. Meals will only be available until 10:45 to maintain the freshness of the meals.usd116meals@usd116.org
Wesley Food Pantry at Parkland CollegeGroceriesAnyoneParkland College M-Wing, Rm M-138 2400 M. Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821Wednesday's from 1-3pm at Parkland College, Staerkel Planetarium driveIf you walked or took the bus, please wait at the Union bus stop. Someone will assist you shortly. Please note that at either location, there will be no access to restrooms or shelter available so please be prepared for inclement weather. Any changes or updates will be posted on the Wesley Food Pantry Website or their Facebook.Donations can be made through their website1. Email: info@welseypantry.org
2. Phone: 217-729-7418
Wesley Evening Food Pantry in UrbanaGroceriesAnyoneWesley Methodist Church 1203 West Green Street Urbana, IL 61801Thursdays from 5-7pmIf you walked or took the bus, please sit and wait on the chairs outside until someone has assisted you. Please note that at either location, there will be no access to restrooms or shelter available so please be prepared for inclement weather. Any changes or updates will be posted on the Wesley Food Pantry Website or their Facebook.Donations can be made through their website1. Email: info@welseypantry.org
2. Phone: 217-729-7418
Moms PantryPre-packaged bags of non perishables, hygiene items, and clothingFamilies that have a student enrolled in the Mahomet school district302 W. State, Mahomet, IL 61853 (located behind in the brick building)Mon. Wed. & Fri. Hours are posted weekly on the FacebookThere are pre-packaged bags that will be distributed. Members of the administration team will come to the car to give one out. Please check Facebook for continuous updates about how often the pantry will be open.Cindy Brumfield1. Phone Number: (217) 586-7672; 2. Email: cbrumfield@ms.k12.il.us
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship Gibson CityMeat, fruits, vegetables, and dairy productsAnyone555 S Maplewood Dr. Rantoul, ILMonday, September 28th from 9am until supplies last.No ID appointments are needed. Curbside pick up is availableFacebook
CUPHD Food Pantry1 bag of non-perishable items and 1-2 bags of fresh produceThose in needCUPHD'S back parking lot 201 W Kenyon Rd, Champaign, IL 61820Every Thursday 12-2 or until we run out of foodResources depend on how much is delivered to us. We are always accepting donations.Jen Deakin217-531-4317 jdeakin@c-uphd.org

Immigrants in C-U

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
New American Welcome CenterPlease see this Resource Guide specifically for Immigrants in C-U. Created by New American Welcome Center.Gloria Yengloria@universityymca.org

Internet

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
ComcastOffering Internet Essentials Free to New CustomersMust apply byJune 30, 2020. After the promotion, regular rates apply. After 2 months, the cost is $10/month. Households with outstanding debt owed to Comcast may be eligible for Internet Essentials. We are waiving this qualificiation if you apply and are approved by 6/30/20. After this date, standard eligibility rules apply. Eligible new customers will recieve 60 days of Internet Essentials service, the nation's largest, most comprehensive internet adoption program for low-income households, without charge.

Legal Aid

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
Eastern Regional Office Land of Lincoln Free civil legal services Low income individuals, including: domestic violence survivors, tenants facing eviction/housing issues, those struggling with public benefits, seniors, veterans, and many othersIn keeping with health officials’ recommendations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid offices will be closed for all in-person meetings until further notice. Our staff are available by phone but it may take some extra time to return calls. Thank you for your patience. If you have a scheduled hearing or appointment, please call your local office to confirm.

If you need legal assistance, please call our Legal Advice & Referral Center at 877-342-7891 or go to https://lincolnlegal.org/apply to apply for our services.
Interpreters are availableInformation on how to get involvedSusan L. Zielke, Managing Attorney217-356-1351
Illinois Legal AidShort Term Guardianship FormMust be seeking to appoint a short term guardian for your children for up to 1 yearShort Term Guardian AppointmentTo complete this program, you will need to know 1. The names and addresses of two people who will witness you sign the guardianship form 2. The address of the person being appointed as the short term guardian.Sandra Kopelskopels@illinois.edu

Medical

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
Church of the Living God: Love ClinicFree Screening and Prescription Drug AssistanceAnyone who needs medical assistance312 E. Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61820The Last Saturday of the Month 9:00am-12pmThey offer cholesterol screening, diabetic screening, health assessment survey, and temporary prescription refills. (Please bring medication bottle - no pain medication)(217)-359-6920217-352-5100
Promise HealthcareCOVID-19 Testing and COVID Care LineTesting is now available for anyone interested in a test. To schedule an appointment for COVID-19 testing and curbside care at Frances Nelson, call our COVID-19 Care Line at (217) 403-5402.Frances Nelson, 819 Bloomington Road, ChampaignTesting is available from 7:30am-5:15pm Monday through FridayPromise Healthcare will bill health care coverage for those seeking care and testing for COVID-19. Promise follows the Families First Act--there will be no patient responsibility for care that meets medical necessity.COVID-19 Care Line (217) 403-5402 or (217)-356- 1558
LIHEAPAssistance with heating and cooling billsIncome-eligible households44 E Main Street, Suite 208 Champaign, IL 61820Monday- Friday 9am-5pm
SNAPTemporary increase in monthly SNAP benefitsAnyone who is in need of SNAP or more SNAP benefits44 E Main Street, Suite 208 Champaign, IL 61820Monday- Friday 9am-5pmIf you do not currently receive SNAP or would not have otherwise qualified, you can contact us at (217) 352-6533 and leave a message so we can call you back. You can also email CCHCC at cchcc@cchcc-il.org
Health InsuranceProviding free health insurace coverage through Medicaid ProgramPeople who have lost their workplace health insurance44 E Main Street, Suite 208 Champaign, IL 61820Monday- Friday 9am-5pmCCHCC's certified Community Health Workers can help you figure out which insurance program you will qualify for, and can help you with the application process. You can contact CCHCC by phone by leaving a mesage at (217) 352-6533 or by email at cchcc@cchcc-il.org

Restaurants Offering Free Meals

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
El Toro IIFree Kids Menu MealChildren under 18723 S. Neil St, Champaign, IL 61820Monday-Friday; 11 A.M. - 2 P.M.Curbside Pickup Only; Kids menu choices are: cheese quesadilla with rice and beans OR taco (beef or chicken) with rice and beans217-378-7807;
Jet's Pizza1 Free Cheese SliceChildren in Grades Pre-K to Middle SchoolRound Barn Centre, 1907 W Springfield Ave, Champaign, IL, 61821Only Saturday and Sunday's; 11 A.M. - 2 P.M.Pick Up and Carryout Only217-352-9992
Jet's Pizza1 Free Cheese SliceChildren in Grades Pre-K to Middle School512 S. Neil St. ste b, Champaign, IL, 61820Only Saturday and Sunday's; 11 A.M. - 2 P.M.Pick Up and Carryout Only217-352-3333

Seniors

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
Erikson InstituteParents and caregivers of children 0-5 in Spanish and EnglishOffers high-quality and virtual therapy regardless of their ability to pay. They are also offering crisis counseling and consultations to support caregivers, first responders, and early childcare providers of 0-8.
Family Service Senior Resource CenterSenior Counseling and Advocacy60+, Champaign CountyTelephone ConsultationsMon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pmCaseworkers are available to brainstorm ways to creatively meet COVID-19 related needs (i.e. groceries, supplies, socialization, activities). Caseworkers are being kept up-to-date on community resources and potential COVID-19 relief funds for older adults. All work is being done telephonically from home during the stay-at-home order. Case workers can also conduct the PEARLS program (Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives) telephonically. Working through this program and creating goals related to the current pandemic can be a good way to process the experience and regain a sense of control over the situation.217-352-5100
Family Service Senior Resource Center and OSF-Heart of Mary ProgramFriendly Callers- Telephone Reassurance60+, Champaign CountyRegular phone callsMon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pmVolunteers make regular phone calls to check in with older adults and chat. Provides socialization during a time of increased isolation. Can provide a safety check. Can assess for other needs and connect to a caseworker when appropriate and desired.217-352-5100
Family Service Senior Resource CenterMeals on WheelsChampaign/Urbana/SavoyHome-delivered mealsMon-Fri; 10:30am - 12:30 pmOlder adults during this stay-at-home order may wish to sign up for home delivered meals. Can order a hot noon meal and a cold supper; can accommodate special diets and requests for food substitutions217-352-5100
Family Service Senior Resource CenterSenior transportation60+, Champaign CountyVolunteer or Cab RidesMon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pmWe are encouraging people to stay home as much as possible. However, for older adults that still have essential appointments out in the community, we can match with a volunteer driver (if available) or with a cab ride, we pay half of the cab fare. If you have an MTD DASH pass, it will cover the other half of the cost.217-352-5100

Shelter and Housing Assistance

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
Austin's PlaceWomen's shelterWomen in need of shelterFirst United Methodist Church (210 W. Church, Champaign)Women should go to the shelter between 7:30-8:00pm for intake Someone will be waiting in the glass vestibule right on Church Street for any woman who need shelter.Information about volunteering and making donationsKimberly Stanhope217-830-6966 kastanhope@sbcglobal.net
Champaign County Regional Planning CommissionCOVID Relief Fundspeople who have lost wages or employment due to the Coronavirus pandemic and need help with rentThose in need should call Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, 877-548-4205. Individuals will then be connected with Champaign Township or Cunningham Township for a one-time assistance payment.Starting 3/27/2020, 10am-6pm, Monday-FridayEligibility Requirements: 1. Lives in Champaign County; 2. No renters who have subsidized housing voucher; 3. Renters with earned income prior to Stay at Home order; 4. Renters who do not qualify for unemployment insurance; 5. Income up to 250% federal poverty levelTo donate to the fund, visit www.uwayhelps.org/COVID19 or www.cfeci.org
Checks can be mailed to:
United Way of Champaign County, 5 Dunlap Court Savoy, IL 61874 or Community Foundation of East Central Illinois, 307 W University Ave Champaign, IL 61820
877-548-4205
CU at Home Men's Emergency ShelterOvernight ShelterHousing InsecureDouglass Community Center Gym (512 E. Grove St., Champaign)Mon-Sunday 8:30pm-7:30amAsking for continued support through prayer, donations of cleaning supplies, as well as financial support in the upcoming weeks.Rob DalhausRob@cuathome.us
Cunningham TownshipResources related to eviction, homelessness, loss of income, or food security.Low income Urbana residentsResources can be accessed in person, through email, or phone call. NOTE: Due to public health concerns, applicants will be asked to email paperwork or drop off paperwork in the mail slot in the door.Office Hours: Mon-Thursday 8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm and Fridays 1:00pm-4:30pm.Can provide $300 per month for the unemployed who can’t get unemployment benefits or those who are disabled. Can provide up to $600 in rental assistance. For our clients we provide food and provision delivery. We serve residents regardless of immigration or citizen status. Hablamos Español.
View their website.
How to help217-384-4144 or email info@cunninghamtownship.org or apply online or pick up and drop off an assistance application on our door at 205 W. Green Street Urbana
Phoenix Drop-In Centershower, washer/dryer, internet/computer, phone, local resources, and a job boardHousing Insecure70 E. Washington Street in ChampaignExtended hrs: Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat & Sun 9-4 Asking for continued support through prayer, donations of cleaning supplies, as well as financial support in the upcoming weeks.Rob DalhausRob@cuathome.us

Support Groups

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
CARES LineReferral Entry Services Mental Health CrisisCall: 1 (800) 345-9049 TTY: 1 (773) 523-4504Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.If your child is a risk to themselves or others, having a mental health crisis, or if you would like a referral to services for children, youth, and families, call the 24 hour Crisis and Referral Entry Services (CARES) line to talk to a mental health professional.
Courage ConnectionDomestic Violence HotlineAnyone may call for assistance(217) 384-4390 or (877) 384-4390
Crisis NurseryEmergency Child Care and Respite CareAnyone may call for assistance(217) 337-237024/7Our priority is to maintain support families whose children are at-risk of immediate harm as a result of domestic violence, homelessness, or extreme parental stress. Specialists are working remotely and will stay connected to as many families as possible through phone calls, virtual home visits, and virtual groups
Crisis Text LineCrisis Text LineAnyone Text HELLO to: 741741. Trained crisis counselors will respond and help you.Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.Visit their website
Erikson InstituteParents and caregivers of children 0-5 in Spanish and English Offers high-quality and virtual therapy regardless of their ability to pay. They are also offering crisis counseling and consultations to support caregivers, first responders, and early childcare providers of 0-8.
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Illinois Call4Calm Text LineCounselor providing local resourcesStressTALK to 552020 for English or HABLAR for Spanish.(Message and Data Rates May Apply. See Terms & Conditions of Use). This service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.People seeking assistance will remain anonymous and will provide only their first name and zip code, which enables the service to link you to a counselor in your area who is knowledgeable about available local resources.
Illinois Helping for Opioids & Other SubstancesIllinois Helpline for Opioids & Other SubstancesAnyone with an opiod or substance use disorder1-833-2FINDHELP or visit their websiteIf you or someone you know is suffering from an opioid use disorder or other substance use disorders, call the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances to speak with a trained professional for support and advice or to be directed to customized resources
Illinois Warm LineWellness Support SpecialistsRecovery Support, Mentoring, and Advocacy866-359-7953Monday through Friday, 8am-8pm except holidaysThey are professionals who have experienced mental health and/or substance use recovery in their own lives. They are trained in recovery support, mentoring, and advocacy and are ready to listen and support you. The Warm Line is not a crisis hotline, but is a source of support as you recover or help a family member to recover.
National Runaway SafelineNational Runaway SafelineYouth at risk of running away running away 1-800-Runaway (786-2929) or text: 6600824 hours / 7 days a weekThe mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to keep America's runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets
National Suicide Prevention HotlineSuicide Prevention HotlineMental Health Crisis1 (800) 273-TALK (8255). Caring staff will connect you with the closest possible crisis center in your area.Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, you may call the 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
PACE Inc. Center for Independent LivingCOVID Community Support GroupAnybody is welcome to call inPhone Number: 312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 794 789 524

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Starting Wednesday the 25th, every weekday at 10amJermaine Raymer Jermaine@pacecil.org
Prairieland Conflict Mediation Center816 N Country Fair Drive, Unit 7 Champaign IL, 61820Susan(217) 552-2813
RosecranceEarly Prevention ProgramAnyoneAn evidence-based alcohol and drug education program that provides education, support, and direction to teens and families who may be at higher risk of serious involvement with alcohol and other drugs.The Main Access Team866-330-8729
RosecranceVirtual AssessmentsAnyone888-928-5278They will help walk you through an assessment over the phone so they can build the right treatment plan for you or your loved one.The Main Access Team866-330-8729
RosecranceVirtual Intensive Outpatient ProgramsAdults and teens Adults and teens can receive treatment from their home environment while learning new coping skills to achieve and sustain abstinence.The Main Access Team866-330-8729
RosecranceFamily SupportAnyoneInterventionist Sandi Lybert can help individuals and families work toward detaching from the illness with compassion.The Main Access Team866-330-8729
RosecranceVirtual LibraryAnyoneVirtual Library – Rosecrance is making seminars on timely topics free to the public. The initial ones cover topics such as suicide and depression, marijuana, teen anxiety, youth substance use during COVID-19, and parental support for the recovery journey.The Main Access Team866-330-8729
RosecranceWebinarsAnyoneRosecrance is scheduling informative webinars that offer guidance and support in addressing challenges faced as a result of COVID-19.Mary Eganmegan@rosecrance.org
Rosecrance Parent CafeVirtual Support GroupTeens/Young adultsA free, virtual support group for parents who have a teen or young adult struggling with addiction.The Main Access Team866-984-1464
RosecranceVirtual "Walk-In" Substance Abuse AssessmentsAnyoneM-F between 8:00 AM - 8:30AM for a walk in slot. The following are slots available: 9AM, 10:30AM,1PM, 2PMLynn Canfield(217) 373-2430
SAMHSA National HelplineFree and confidential treatment referral and information serviceIndividuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders1-800-622-4357 (HELP)24 hours a day 7 days a week.This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations
Veteran's Crisis LineCrisis line for veteran'sAll veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their families and friendsCall 1-800-273-8255 or Text: 838255, Support for deaf and hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889Online ChatTo reach caring, qualified responders within the Department of Veterans Affairs connect with the Veterans Crisis Line. Many of them are Veterans themselves. This free support is confidential, available 24/7, and serves all veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their families and friends.
We Know the Feeling
(Problem Gambling)
Gambling Sources and Treatment ProgramsAnyone suffering with a gambling disorderCall 1.800.GAMBLER, text ILGAMB TO 53342, or visit their website

Transportation

Organization NameResources Provided and QuantitiesTarget Demographic for DistributionResource Distribution LocationDays/Hours of OperationAdditional InformationVolunteers/Donations: Sign-up InformationContact PersonContact Info
CU-MTDFree rides to all passengersThose in need of transportationMTD’s fixed-route bus service, ADA Paratransit, and C-CARTSSuspension of fare enfordement began on Tuesday, March 17th, at the start of service and will continue until further notice.Check the website for the limited buses they are offering here https://mtd.org/inside/mtd-pulse/non-university-of-illinois-service-reductions-continue-after-spring-break/
Safe Ride Hours: 7:00pm-12:00am
217-384-8188