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Emergency & Social Services

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Adult Education

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District – Division of Maternal & Child Health Program

201 W. Kenyon Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
Serves low-income or at-risk mothers and children. Provides food and nutrition, immunizations, and other resources.

Parkland College Adult Education

2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL 61821
Includes basic literacy, GED program, ESL (free classes)

Urbana Adult Education

211 N. Race St., Urbana, IL 61801
Free classes to adults age 16 and over (GED and CNA courses), high school diploma, English language acquisition, continuing education, and career development.


See also  Crisis Nursery Emergency Hotline under Crisis Services

Clothing (Free)

Scot Free Clothing Center (McKinley Foundation)

809 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820
Hours: Open on T -  F 2-4 pm

Crisis Services

Crisis Nursery – Provena Covenant Campus

1309 W. Hill St., Urbana, IL 61801
Crisis Line:217/337-2730 Questions/Administration: 217/337-2731
Hours: open 24/7. Provides emergency child care facility for children 0-6 years old. No fees or income eligibility. Safe shelter, parent support, parent-child interaction classes, home visits, and more.

Mental Health Crisis Line

Hours: available 24/7. Telephone counseling and referral service

Rape Crisis Services

217/384-4444; Toll Free: 877/236-3727 
Also provides counseling and legal advocacy

See Salt & Light,  Restoration Urban Ministries and Salvation Army under Multiple Services

Emergency Services

Carle Foundation Hospital – Emergency Care

611 W. Park Ave., Urbana, IL 61801

OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center – Emergency Care

1400 W. Park St., Urbana, IL 61801

Employment Services

Adecco Employment Services

1805 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL 61821
Temporary staffing and permanent placing

Labor Ready

1720 S. Philo Rd., Suite F, Urbana, IL 61802
Temporary job placement

Man Power

1822 Glenn Park Dr., Champaign, IL 61822
Temporary staffing and permanent placing

Food (Free)

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

116 N. First St., Champaign, IL 61820
Lunch Daily 11-12:30 pm. 

Grace Lutheran Church Food Pantry

313 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign, IL 61820
Hours: Thu 9:30 am-12 pm (1 visit/month)


 McKinley - Garden Hills Food Pantry

2001 Garden Hills Dr., Champaign, IL 61821
Located at Garden Hills Elementary School. Available to any family in need that has a child enrolled in Garden Hills Elementary School. Open 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 4-7 pm

Quest   United Methodist Church

2004 Philo Rd., Urbana, IL 61802

St. Patrick's Church

708 W. Main St., Urbana, IL 61801
Food Pantry open to residents of Champaign county. Bring proof of local address. M-Th 4:30-5

Health/Medical Assistance

Avicenna Community Health Center

819 Bloomington Rd., Champaign, IL 61820
Cost-Free preventive and curative healthcare, one-on-one consultation with physicians and nutritionist, medical screenings & more. Appointments preferred. Walk-ins welcome.

Champaign County Health Care Consumers

44 E. Main St. Suite 208, Champaign, IL 61820
Includes Adult Dental, Health Hotline, Medicare 100/Plus Program, SSI Advocacy & Rights Project

Champaign Urbana Public Health District

201 W. Kenyon Rd., Champaign, IL 61820
Provides a variety of services like syringe exchange, HIV/STD screening, hepatitis C, etc. M-F 8:30-11:30 am; 1-4:30 pm

Francis Nelson Health Center

819 Bloomington Rd., Champaign, IL 61820
Medical & other services. Sliding fee scale applies for low-income individuals. M 7:30 am -7:30 pm, T-F 7:30-5:30 pm. Call for appointment.

Meijer Stores

2401 N. Prospect Ave., Champaign, IL 61821; 2500 S. Philo Rd. Urbana, IL 61802
217/353-4064 (Champaign); 217/365-5264 (Urbana)
Free 14-day supply of certain antibiotics and couple generic medications with doctor's prescription

Parkland College Dental Clinic

2400 W. Bradley Ave., Rm L-148, Champaign, IL 61821
Cleaning only, cost is $10; M-F 9-5 pm. Call for appointment

Patient Advisory Nurse, 24-hour Service

Carle Clinic Association
Patient Advisory Services connects to a healthcare professional to help address non-life threatening symptoms

Schnuck's Stores

109 N. Mattis Ave., Champaign, IL 61821; 200 N. Vine Urbana, IL 61802
217/351-8497 (Champaign); 217/337-6551 (Urbana)
Free 21-day supply of certain antibiotics with doctor's prescription. Call for details.

Multiple Services

2-1-1 Information and Referral

This is a 24/7  line to get assistance with: food and shelter; counseling and mental health services; income and employment support; help for the elderly and people with disabilities; resources for children and families; domestic abuse; drug/alcohol rehabilitation; and disaster recovery.

Champaign County Christian Health  Center

1400 W. Park St., Urbana, IL 61801
Hours:  T 5:30 pm -   7:30 pm,  2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 5:30 pm -7:30 pm.  Healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured including medical, dental, and mental health services. Walk-ins welcome or request an appointment.  Basic dental  care by appointment only,   call and leave message. 

CU at Home

34 E. Green St., Champaign, IL 61820
Hours: M-F 9-5 pm (office); Home to the Phoenix Drop-In Center: Provides shower, washer/dryer, internet/computer, phone, local resources, and a job board.   The Phoenix Drop-In opens for emergency warming or cooling hours during extremely  hot or extreme cold weather. The Phoenix normally opens from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. for these situations, but the hours may be different as it is decided on a case by case basis. 

Empty Tomb

809 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820
Hours: M-F 9-5 pm; Provides health services, clothing, food, furniture, home maintenance support and more.

McKinley Foundation

301 N. Fourth St., Champaign, IL 61820
Provides food pantry for students of Garden Hills Elementary, clothing, thrift store, M-S 9- 8 pm, and job preparedness training.

Prairie Center Health Systems

122 W. Hill Street, Champaign, IL 61820; 718 Killarney St. Urbana, IL 61801
Outpatient Services: 217/328-4500 Residential Services: 217/356-7576
Services include substance abuse assistance, HIV/AIDS services, counseling, halfway house

Restoration Urban Ministries

1213 Parkland Ct., Champaign, IL 61821
Hours: Clothing Pantry: M, T, Th, F: 10-3; W: 10-11:30; 1-3; Food Pantry: M, T, Th, F: 10-1; Office: M-F 10-5; Provides Christian transitional housing, drug recovery, and self-sufficiency classes.

Salt & Light

1512 W. Anthony Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
Thrift store: M-Sat 9-8. Job Preparedness Training Office: M-F 9- 5. Volunteer to earn credit at either one. Services include free computer lab, adult & children hours, basic computer skills training, and financial literacy & counseling.

Salvation Army

2212 N. Market St., Champaign, IL 61820
Hours: Food Pantry: M-S 9-6 pm. Services include Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), employment skills training, various other assistance programs.

Residential Rehab Program, Safe House

Respite Center – Rosecrance

502 N. Market St., Champaign, IL 61820
Short-term stay for psychiatric patients who do not require a hospitalization. Referral required. Limit seven people.

S.A.F.E House, Canaan Baptist Church

404 W. Main St., Urbana, IL 61801


Austin's Place - Emergency Shelter

210 W . Church St., Champaign, IL  
Seasonal. Apply at Center for Women in Transition strictly between 6:30-7:30.

Courage Connection

508 E. Church St., Champaign, IL 61820
217/352-7151 (Office) 217/384-4390 (Domestic Violence Hotline)
For single women and their children (boys must be 17 years or younger)

New Covenant  Fellowship Church

124 W. White St., Champaign, IL 61820
Seasonal. Men's emergency shelter. 

Residential Housing Services – Rosecrance

311 W. White St., Champaign, IL 61820
21 day, 24-hour shelter.


See Multiple Services

Transitional Housing

St. Jude Catholic Worker House

217 S. Randolph St., Champaign, IL 61820
Hours: Drop-in hours are M-F 12-3 pm to stop by & pick up their mail, use the phone, and/or the bathroom.
Mid- to long-term transitional housing for single women & children. Allows those who need a mailing address to use ours. No financial assistance provided.

STEP Transitional Living Program – Rosecrance

Youth aged 16-21 who are runaways or near homeless. Services include: up to 18 months of focus on life skills, assistance with appropriate housing, and more.

See also Restoration Urban Ministries, Salvation Army,  under Multiple Services.


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