•  BASIC NEEDS- food, shelter, clothing
     
    South Side Mission       (309) 676-4604
    1127 South Laramie
    PCCEO- Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity (309) 671- 3900
    711 West McBean St
    • Youth summer jobs
    • Headstart
    • Prescription assistance
    • Utility assistance
    • Rent, mortgage, emergency housing
    • Food bank
    • for more information go to PCCEO
    Salvation Army  (309) 655-7272
    417 N.E. Adams St
    • Emergency shelter for women, children and intact families
    • Lunch with Love- free hot noon meal Mon-Fri
    • Food pantry, rent assistance, job training, bible studies
    • for more information go to Salvation Army

     
    EDUCATION 
     
    Common Place   (309) 674- 3315
    514 South Shelley
    • After school reading programs
    • Home repair
    • Adult literacy
    • for more information go to Common Place 
    Friendship House   (309) 671-5200
    800 NW Madison Avenue
    • Dress for success- professional attire, network of support and career development tools for women
    • Latino Outreach Program- Bilingual case management, citizenship preparation, tax preparation help, cultural enhancement, scouting program
    • Children's programming
    • Community support programs- thrift closet, rent/ utility assistance, well baby needs, pet food distribution, food pantry
    • for more information go to Friendship House 
     
     
    CRISIS SERVICES 
     
    Crittenton Center    (309) 674-0105
    442 West John Gwynn Jr Ave
    • 24 hour crisis nursery
    • Child care and preschool
    • Community and family education 
    • for more information go to Crittenton Center

    Center for Prevention of Abuse (800) 559-7233
    720 West Joan Court
     
     
    YOUTH PROGRAMS 
     
    Boys and Girls Club   (309) 673-3673
    2703 West Grinnell St
    • After school programs
    • Summer camp programs
    • Youth activities- including Teen Reach program for developing self-esteem; SMART girls program to develop healthy lifestyles
    • Families 2000- programming for children birth through 3
    • for more information go to Boys and Girls Club 
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters   (309) 637-1771
    1212 S. W. Adams St #1
    • Mentoring through 1 on 1 relationships for children under 16
    • Volunteer opportunities for adults to mentor children
    • for more information go to BBBS
     
     
    COUNSELING
     
    Human Service Center  (309) 671-8000
    1200 Hamilton Blvd
    • Family counseling
    • Youth counseling
    • Substance abuse counseling
    Family Core  (309) 676-2400
    330 S. W. Washington St
    • Youth outreach
    • Counseling
    • Adoption
    • Foster Care
    • for more information go to Family Core
    Bradley University, Counseling Clinic  (309) 677-3189
    109 Westlake Hall
    • Free Support groups
      • Grandparents raising grandchildren
      • Hispanic grandparents raising grandchildren
      • Caregiver support     
    • Individual counseling 
     
     
    LEGAL SERVICES 
     
    Prairie State Legal Services  (309) 674- 9831
    331 Fulton St Suite 600
    • Free legal services for safety issues, housing issues, public benefits 
    • Spanish speaking attorneys also available
    • for more info go to Illinois Legal Advocate