• 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