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Peoria Area Links

Community and Family Resource Links

South Side Mission 

(309) 676-4604
 1127 S. Laramie

o Emergency Shelter

o Clothing

o Food Pantry

Center For Prevention of Abuse
(800) 559-7233
 720 W. Joan Court

o Safe Shelter

o Crisis Intervention

o Individual and Family Support

o Small Group Support


Common Place

(309) 674-3315
514 S. Shelley

o After school programs

o Home Repair

o Adult Literacy


Crittenton Center 

(309) 674-0105
 442 W. John Gwynn Jr. Avenue

o Crisis Nursery

o Child Care

o Community and family education

o Parenting programs for strong families 


Boys and Girls Club 

(309) 673-3673
2703 W. Grinnell Street

o Afterschool programs

o Summer Programs

o Youth Activities

Workforce Network

o Inside Manual Academy!

o Open: Noon-8:00 p.m. Mondays –Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

o Job Search Assistance

o Resume writing

o Interview training


Big Brothers and Sisters 

(309) 637-1771
1212 SW Adams #1

o Mentoring

o Volunteer Opportunities


Human Service Center
(309) 671-8000 and (309) 589-7980
1200 Hamilton Blvd.

o Family Counseling

o Youth Counseling

o Substance Abuse Counseling

o Emergency Response Counseling Services


Family Core (formerly Counseling and Family Services)
(309) 676-2400

o Family Support

o Youth Outreach

o Counseling

o Adoption

o Foster Care


TASC – Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities 
(309) 673-3769
108 S. Madison

o Healthworks

o Smart Start for Healthy Children and Families

o Access to Recovery

o Various statewide services for assistance with juvenile court and probation.


PCCEO – Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity 
(309) 671-3900   
711 W. McBean Street

o Youth Summer Jobs

o Headstart

o Prescription Assistance

o Utility Assistance

o Rent/ Mortgage/ Emergency Housing

o Food Bank

o Small Business Assistance


Friendship House 
(309) 671-5200  
800 NW Madison Avenue

o Dress for Success

o Latino Outreach Program

o Children’s Programming

o Various Community Support Programs