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.

Adoption Information Center of Illinois

Adoption Information Center of Illinois provides resources for learning about adoption and foster care and meeting children waiting to be adopted. They work with caseworkers to register the nearly 18,000 young people waiting to be adopted in Illinois.They also support keeping siblings together.

120 W Madison, Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60602 800-572-2390

Barnabas Center

Counseling in Peoria, IL

1831 N Knoxville Ave. Peoria, IL 61603 309-688-9282

Beauty for Ashes Counseling

Counseling in Springfield, IL.

1204 S 5th St. Suite 1 Springfield, IL 62703 217-717-9960

Beerlahai Roi Women's Ministries

Beerlahai Roi Women's Ministries offers care and compassion to homeless pregnant women in a loving Christian environment. Life at the home provides a wonderful opportunity for mother and baby to bond in a setting where there is love and support.

7811 Olde Carriage Way Springfield, IL 62712 (217) 698-4194

Bethany Baptist Church

Counseling in Peoria, IL.

7422 N Heinz Ln. Edwards, IL 61528 309-692-1755

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region understand the power of a one-to-one mentor relationship. Through those relationships they help kids succeed and thrive!

928 S Spring St. Springfield, IL 62704 (217) 753-1216

Bloomington Midwest Food Bank

Food Service in Bloomington, IL

1703 S Veterans Parkway Bloomington, IL 61701 309-663-5350

Bureau County Food Pantry

Food services in and around Sterling, IL.

1005 N Main St. Princeton, IL 61356 815-875-6064

Business Men in Christ

A men's group in Springfield and Decatur dedicated to:

  • Discipleship of all men who wish to follow Christ
  • Outreach into the marketplace and world
  • Serving communities
Springfield, IL

Central Illinois Food Bank

Central Illinois Food Bank in Springfield collects donated food and grocery items. They then distribute the food to local charitable agencies in 21 counties in Illinois.

1937 East Cook Springfield, IL 62703 217-522-4022

Clinical Counseling Services

Counseling in Galesburg, IL.

311 E Main St., Ste. 505 Galesburg, IL 61401 309-342-6488

Clocktower Therapy Center

Counseling in Springfield, IL.

2663 Farragut Dr Springfield, IL 62704 217-793-0680

Community Light (Firehouse of God Ministries)

Community Light provides several services and programs for the homeless within the area. Programs include serving meals, Rescue Missions, and summer kids programs. Financial and food donations are also accepted; financial donations are tax-deductible.

306 5th Avenue Sterling, IL 61081 815-622-9490

Contact Ministries

Contact Ministries is a faith-based organization serving the greater Springfield community. They provide free programs and resources to poverty level families to help them become financially self-sufficient.

1100 E Adams St. Springfield, IL 62703 217-753-3939

Counseling Family and Marriage

Counseling in Galesburg, IL.

1707 N Henderson St. Galesburg, IL 61401 309-342-6488

Dixon Community Food Pantry

The Dixon Community food bank is a food service in Sterling, IL. Usual hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

2001 W. 4th St Dixon , IL 61021 815.288.4848

Dixon Shelter

Homeless shelter in Dixon, IL.

805 W. 1st Street Dixon , IL 61021 815.622.9490

Driven Cafe "Hot Meal Ministry"

Food service in Peoria, IL.

Located in the Sabella Street Station

335 Sabella St. Pekin, IL 61554 309-202-7749

Family Service Center

The Family Service Center in Springfield that focuses on families and strengthening communities through a variety of services including adoption services, counseling, foster care, and after-school programs.

730 E Vine St. Springfield, IL 62703 (217) 528-8406

Firehouse of God Ministries

Community Light Homeless program serves dinner to homeless and hungry individuals Monday-Fridays from 5:00 p.m- 6:00 p.m. 

306 5th Avenue Sterling , IL 61081 815.622.9490