This is a listing of many community services that can be found in Springfield.  This information is current as of 2/2013 

ADULT DAY SERVICES

  • Addus Adult Day Services..................................................585-4140
  •  Villa Health Care Center West.............................................744-9891

       

CHILD CARE

  •  Boy's and Girls Club of Springfield.........................................544-0548
  •   Community Child Care Connection....................................525-2805
  •  Head Start................................................................................789-0830
  •  March of Dimes Birth Defects Fndtn............................,....787-5154
  •   Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery...............................................525-6800
  •         (Emergency Child Care-Birth to 6 yrs)
  •  School Health Program.............................................................785-4525
  •   Springfield Home Daycare Providers.................................788-1959

 

CHILDREN’S HOT FOOD PROGRAMS

  •  Kid’s Café-#9 Brandon Ct....................................544-0873
  •  Asbury Children's Supper Hour..............................................787-2693

CLOTHING & FURNITURE
  •    Avenue Thrift-  719 W Jefferson............................................528-8580
  •   Contact Ministries-1100 E Adams.........................................753-3939
  •   Freedom in Holiness Mission.................................................522-2527
  •   5th Street Renaissance - 1315 N. 5th......................................544-5040
  •   Goodwill (office)-800 N 10th..................................................789-0400
  •         Stores:    815 N 11th
  •                         2531 N Dirksen Parkway
  •                         2001 Wabash Avenue
  •   Kumler Ministries - 303 N. Grand Ave..................................523-2269
  •   MERCY House Furniture Store..............................................787-7488
  •   Salvation Army Thrift Stores:
  •         1762 W Wabash................................................................546-1218
  •         11th & Jefferson................................................................528-7573
  •   St Martin DePorres Center.....................................................528-2851
  •   Washington St Mission-408 N 4th..........................................544-9011
  •   YWCA-421 E Jackson............................................................522-8828

COUNSELING

  •    Children’s Center-  5220 S. 6th St..........................................757-7700
  •   Crisis Pregnancy Center-1220 S 7th....................................... 528-6511
  •   DHS - 100 S. Martin Luther King Dr.....................................782-0400
  •   Gateway Foundation-2200 Lake Victoria...............................529-9266
  •   Lifetime Pregnancy Help Center 104 N. Grand......................523-0100
  •   Lutheran Child & Family Services......................................... 544-4631
  •         431 W South Grand Ave
  •   Mental Health Center-710 N 8th............................................ 525-1064
  •   NAMI – 218 W Lawrence.....................................................  522-1403
  •         Mental health info & referrals, support groups
  •   Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault.................................    753-8081
  •   Pregnancy Care Center.........................................................   525-5630
  •   Preventing Abusive Relationships......................................    528-0461
  •   Right to Life  316 E. Monroe...............................................   523-2700
  •   Salvation Army-530 N 6th....................................................  525-2196
  •         (Marriage and family counseling)
  •   SARA Center-1315 N 5th...................................................     523-2191
  •         (AIDS/HIV counseling)
  •   The Parent Place-314 W So Grand.....................................     753-8730
  •         (Support groups for parents)
  •   Triangle Center-120 N 11th..................................................   544-9858
  •   Youth Service Bureau-2901 Normandy..............................    529-8300

  DENTAL ASSISTANCE
  •  Affordable Dental Care..............................................................787-3356
  •  Capital Township-901 S 11th.................................................. 525-1736
  •  Capitol Comm Health Cntr-2239 E Cook................................ 788-2300
  •  Clinic for Kids...........................................................................523-1474
  •  Dental Quest.......................................................................888-286-2447
  •  Illinois Dept. on Aging (Srs.)............................................... .....785-3356
  •  St Clare's Health Clinic-700 N 7th Ste A.................................. 523-1474
  •  Sang Co Comm Resources-2833 S. Grand Ave. E.................... 535-3120
  •  Southern View Dental Group-2743 S 6th................................. 522-4121
  •  Veteran's Asst. Comm. of Sang. Co...........................................753-6680
   DISABILITY SERVICES
  •  Access Springfield Para transit Service.......................................522-8594
  •  Child and Family Connections....................................................535-3100
  •  Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities....................................... 522-7016
  •  DHS–Spfld Office of Rehabilitation Services............................ 782-4830
  •  Equip for Equality-235 S 5th...................................................... 544-0464
  •  Health Benefits for Workers with Disabilities................... .800-226-0768
  •  IL Assistive Technology Program.............................................. 522-7985
  •  IL Employment & Training Center............................................ 782-3846 
  •  Social Security Adm-3112 Constitution Dr........................ 877-279-9504
  •  Spfld Center for Independent Living.......................................... 523-2587
  •  Springfield SPARC-232 Bruns Ln........................ ..................... 793-2100
  •  United Cerebral Palsy of Land of Lincoln.................................. 525-6522

  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • Domestic Violence Hotline....................................................800-799-7233
  • Elder Abuse...................................................................................788-8311
  • Fishes and Loaves  2937 Stanton Suite A.....................................529-3333
  • Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence...............................789-2830
  • Menard County Health Department............................................632-2984
  • M.E.R.C.Y (transitional living program)......................................744-1128
  • Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery (day care).....................................525-6800
  • (The)Parent Place........................................................................ 753-8730
  • Preventing Abusive Relationship In. (PAR).................................528-0461
  • Sangamon County Child Advocacy Center..................................522-2241
  • Sojourn Shelter and Services Hotline............................................726-5200

EMERGENCY TRAVEL

  • Contact Ministries-1100 E Adams.............................................. 753-3939
  • Salvation Army-530 N 6th........................................................... 525-2196

EYE EXAMS/EYEGLASS ASSISTANCE
  • Capital Township-901 S 11th.......................................................525-1736
  • DHS-100 S. Martin Luther King Dr.............................................782-0400
  • EyeCare America................................................................... 800-222-3937
  • Sangamon Co. Dept. of Public Health...........................................535-3100
  • St Clare's Health Clinic-700 N 7th Ste A.......................................523-1474
  • Vision USA........................................................................... 800-766-4466
FAN PROGRAMS (FOR SUMMER)
  • Capital Township-901 S 11th....................................................... 525-1736
  • Contact Ministries-1100 E Adams............................................... 753-3939
  • Sang Co Comm Resources-200 S 9th............................................ 535-3120
FOOD PANTRIES
  • Abundant Faith Ministries Manna Store..................................... 527-1006
  •         2525 Taylor Ave (Tu 5pm – 7pm)
  • Auburn IL Food Pantry................................................................ 438-3785
  • Ball-Chatham Food Pantry............................................................801-1472
  • Capital Township-901 S 11th....................................................... 525-1736
  • Contact Ministries-1100 E Adams............................................... 753-3939
  • 5th St. Renaissance........................................................................544-5040
  •       (For referrals only)
  • First Presbyterian-321 S 7th......................................................... 528-4311
  •       (M thru Th 9 – 12)
  • Freedom in Holiness-1430 Loveland Ave..................................... 522-2527
  •       (3rd Wed 10 – 11:30; takeout 1 – 3)
  • Grace Lutheran-714 E Capitol...................................................... 522-9707
  •       (M, Tu, Th 11 – 2:30 and Wed 11 – 1)
  • Holy Family Food Pantry............................................................ 523-2450
  • Hunger Hotline.......................................................................800-359-2163
  • Kid's Cafe.....................................................................................  544-0873
  • Kumler Ministries-303 N Grand Ave East................................... 523-2269
  •           (M thru F 9 – 12:30)
  • Loami Area Pantry-106 S Main, Loami........................................ 624-9900 
  • Meals on Wheels........................................................................... 787-7602 
  • Riverton Pantry-112 N 6th, Riverton........................................... 391-6590
  • Salvation Army-530 N 6th............................................................ 525-2196
  •       (M – W & Fri 9–12 & 1-2:30)
  • Serving Jesus Willingly-2027 E So Grand..................................... 753-0430
  • Sherman Church of the Nazarene.................................................. 496-3255
  • Springfield Township-3298 Terminal Ave................................... 525-1464
  • St. John's Breadline....................................................................... 528-6098
  • St Martin DePorres-1725 E So Grand.......................................... 528-2851
  • Triumph Church of God in Christ................................................ 522-5957
  • WIC-1415 E Jefferson.................................................................. 535-3100

       
LEGAL ASSISTANCE

  •  Illinois Lawyer Finder................................................................... 525-5297
  •  Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance.................................................. 529-8400
  •         3180 Adloff Lane, Suite 201
  •  Sangamon Co Public Defender...................................................... 753-6699

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
  •  All Kids....................................................................................866-255-5437
  •  Capital Community Health Center.................................................788-2300
  •         2239 E Cook
  •  Capital Township-901 S 11th........................................................ 525-1736
  •  Catholic Charities-700 N 7th.......................................................... 523-1474
  •  Central Illinois HIV Care Consortium ........................................... 545-7683
  •         SIU School of Medicine-751 Rutledge
  •  Healthy Families IL-3130 Chatham Rd, Ste B.............................. 535-3100
  •         (Free services for 1st & 2nd time parents-ages 20-25.  Promotes
  •           positive parenting skills & information)
  • IL HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline.......................................................800-243-2437
  • IL Dept of Public Health-535 W Jefferson.................................... 785-4093
  • Lifetime Pregnancy Center..............................................................523-0100
  • Memorial Home Services –Hospice............................................... 788-4663
  • Mental Health Center-710 N 8th.................................................... 525-1064
  • Pregnancy Care Center of Spfld..................................................... 525-5630
  • St Clare's Health Clinic-700 N 7th Ste A........................................ 523-1474
  • Sang Co Dept Human Serv............................................................. 782-0400
  • Sang Co Dept of Public Health....................................................... 535-3100
PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE
  •  Capitol Comm Health Cntr-2239 E Cook.................................... 525-1736
  •  Capital Township-901 S 11th....................................................... 788-2300
  •  Catholic Charities-700 N 7th Suite A........................................... 241-0214
  •  Clearlake Township-4260 Old Rt 36............................................ 523-4210
  •  Contact Ministries-1100 E Adams............................................... 753-3939
  • Kumler Ministries-600 N 5th......................................................... 523-2269
  •  RX for Illinois........................................................................ 877-793-6745
  • Salvation Army-530 N 6th............................................................. 525-2196
  •         (Must be 55 yrs old or older)
  • Sangamon Scripts thru the Sang Co Dept of Public
  •     Health-2501 N Dirksen Pkwy..............................................800-931-8872
  • Sang Co Comm Resources-200 S 9th............................................... 535-3120
  • Springfield Township-3298 Terminal Ave..................................... 525-1464
  • Together RX.............................................................................800-444-4106

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REHAB CENTERS

  •  IL Institute for Addiction Recovery.............................................. 726-6611
  •  Salvation Army-221 N 11th............................................................ 528-7573
  •  Triangle Center-120 N 11th............................................................ 544-9858

  

RENTAL ASSISTANCE
  •  Abundant Faith Ministries-  2641 E. Cook St................................ 527-1006
  •  Capital Township-901 S 11th......................................................... 525-1736
  •  Catholic Charities-1023 E Washington........................................... 523-4551
  •  Clearlake Township-4260 Old Rt 36.............................................. 523-4210
  •  Contact Ministries-1100 E Adams..................................................753-3939
  •  5th Street Renaissance-1315 N. 5th................................................. 544-5040
  •  M.E.R.C.Y. (rapid re-housing for homeless families)......................744-1128
  •  Salvation Army-530 N 6th.............................................................. 525-2196
  •  Sang Co Comm Resources-2833 S. Grand Ave.............................. 535-3120
  •  Springfield Township-3298 Terminal Ave..................................... 525-1464
  •  Springfield Urban League 100 N. 11th............................................789-0832  
  •  Veteran's Asst.  Commission of Sang. Co.......................................753-6680
  •  Woodside Township-490 North St.................................................522-3712

 

 

SENIOR SERVICES

  • AARP............................................................................................522-7700
  • Alzheimer's Association........................................................800-272-3900
  • Area Agency on Agine for Lincolnland.........................................787-9234
  • Capitol Plaza Apartments - Adult Living.....................................528-1771
  • Comprehensive Needs Assessment..............................................528-3882
  • Il. Department on Aging...............................................................785-3356
  • Elder Abuse...................................................................................788-8311
  • Experience Works......................................................................... 824-8111
  • Meals on Wheels....(any age can partake).................................... 787-7602
  • Sangamon Co. Supervisor of Assessments...................................753-6805
  • Sr. Health Insurance Program (SHIP)....................................800-548-9034
  • Sr. Help Line..........................................................................800-252-8966
  • Sr. Services of Central Il...(Daily Bread, Sr. Transport)...............528-4035
  • Social Security Administratrion.............................................877-279-9504
  • State of Il. Circuit Breaker (License Pl. discounts, etc.)........800-624-2459

SHELTERS
  • Abundant Faith Haven House..................................................... 527-1006
  • American Red Cross (Emergency only)...................................... 787-7602
  • Beerlahairoi Womens' Ministry....................................................698-4194
  • Contact Ministries-1100 E Adams.............................................. 753-3939
  • Helping Hands-200 S 11th........................................................... 522-0048
  • Inner City Mission-714 N 7th..................................................... 525-3940
  • MERCY-1111 S19th.................................................................... 744-1128
  • Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery (Birth to 6 yrs.)............................525-6800
  • Salvation Army-530 N. 6th St.  .................................................. 525-2196
  • Sojourn Shelter-1800 Westchester Blvd...................................... 726-5100
  •         (For women & women with children)
  •         Hotline................................................................................. 726-5200
  • Youth Service Bureau-2901 Normandy Rd................................. 529-8300
  •         (Homeless Kids 16-17; Transitional living 18-21)

UTILITY ASSISTANCE
  • Abundant Faith Ministries- 2641 E. Cook St..............................527-1006
  • Capital Township-901 S 11th......................................................525-1736
  • Catholic Charities-1023 E Washington........................................523-4551
  • Clearlake Township-4260 Old Rt 36...........................................523-4210
  • 5th St. Renaissance.......................................................................544-5040
  • Salvation Army-530 N 6th........................................................... 525-2196
  • Sang Co Comm Resources-200 S 9th........................................... 535-3120
  • Springfield Township-3298 Terminal Ave.................................. 525-1464
  • Springfield Urban League-100 N 11th.......................................... 789-0832
  • Veteran's Assistance Commision of Sangamon Co.......................753-6680
  • Woodside Township-490 North St..............................................522-3712
FOR INFORMATION ONLY
  • Ameren CILCO..................................................................... 888-672-5252
  • County Clerk's Office..................................................................753-6674
  • CWLP........................................................................................... 789-2030

WORK ASSISTANCE

  • Capital Township-(Workfare)..................................................... 525-1736
  • IL Employment & Training Center............................................. 782-3846
  • Land of LIncoln Workforce Alliance............................................524-5996
  • Lincoln Land Community College............................................... 786-2335
  •  New Start (Job Search and Training).......................................... 522-3799
  • Tower of Refuge............................................................................241-9911
  •  Veteran's Assistance....................................................................753-6680

OTHER RESOURCES

  •  Animal Control Center.................................................................535-3065
  •  Animal Protective League............................................................ 544-7387
  •         (Spay/Neuter Clinic-choose #2 on the phone menu)
  •  Computer Banc-1023 E Washington............................................528-9506
  •         (Computers for Children/Classes for Adults open M, W, F 1–4)
  •  DCFS Child Abuse Hotline.................................................. 800-252-2873
  •  DHS-100 So Martin Luther King Dr........................................... 782-0400
  •    (Case management, public assistance, foodstamps)
  •  DHS Funeral & Burial Benefits....................................................524-5294
  •  DCFS Child Abuse Hotline..................................................800-252-2873
  •  DORS Department of Rehab (Home Services)............................782-2722
  •  Elizabeth Ann Seton Program..................................................... 757-6025
  •      (Mentoring, Parenting Classes & Life Skills classes)
  •  Family Service Center................................................................. 528-8406
  •  GED Testing 
  •       Regional Office of Education..................................................753-6620
  •       Lawrence Education Center ...................................................525-3233
  •  Habitat for Humanity-1514 W Jefferson....................................787-7209
  •  HOSPICE ...................................................................................788-4663
  •  Illinois Rescue & Restore (Victims of Trafficking)..............312-793-7342
  •  Parent Help Line..........................................................................544-5808
  •  Parent Place (Guardianship Assistance)......................................753-8730
  •  Right to Life-316 E Monroe........................................................523-2700
  •  Sangamon County Health Dept...................................................535-3100
  •  Spfld Dept of Comm Relations...................................................789-2270
  •     (Landlord-tenant concerns & housing counseling)
  •  Springfield Housing Authority-200 N 11th.................................753-5757
  •  Springfield Mass Transit............................................................. 522-5531
  •  Springfield Urban League.............................................................789-0830
  •  Tower of Refuge.......................................................................... 241-9911
  •  Unsafe Buildings-Municipal Center West ..................................789-2413
     

ELECTED OFFICIALS

  • Springfield Mayor Mike Houston................................................789-2200