Community Resources

For general inquiries about where you can get help beyond the services we offer at Crisis Nursery, dial 211!
211 is an easy-to-remember, non-emergency telephone number provided by United Way that connects people with the help they need.
211 saves time and frustration through highly-trained specialists who match people to the right agency based on your individual needs.

CUPHD: Check to see if your car seat is properly and safely installed

DCFS: Illinois DCFS is to protect children who are reported to be abused or neglected and to increase their families' capacity to safely care for them
DCFS Hotline: 1.800.252.2873
DCFS Local Office: 217.278.5400

Child Care Resource & Referral: A bridge to other important resources at the local, state, and national levels.

Empty Tomb: Doors do not open until 3pm, people arrive at 1 to get a ticket to enter.

Birthright of Champaign County: Helps expectant mothers in securing layettes, maternity, and baby clothes
International Help Line: 1.800.550.4900

Salt & Light Ministries: Emergency assistance through earned credit for clothing and food

Wesley Evening Food Pantry: At Wesley student center every Thursday 5pm-7pm.
At Parkland S Building Every Wednesday 11am-1pm ans on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 10am-Noon.

Centralized Intake: Referral network for all homeless services and emergency family shelter, leave a message and they will call back

Courage Connection: For women and children experiencing homelessness or domestic violence

Restoration Urban Ministries: A Godly ministry to the homeless, near homeless, and displaced.

Rosecrance: Outpatient psychological & psychiatric counseling with substance abuse services offered

Crisis Line: University of Illinois and Rosecrance 24 hour support for crises and psychological emergencies, including suicide

Family Service: All-inclusive counseling program with other services for seniors, a senior volunteer program, and services for parents going through divorce.

Pavilion Behavioral Health: Psychiatric stabilization & evaluation, specializing in mental health and substance abuse in all ages

R.A.C.E.S.: Rape, Advocacy, Counseling, and Education Services with 24 hour hotline for legal and medical advocacy.

Cunningham Township: General, rental, and transportation assistance

Department of Public Health: Immunizations, Dental, Tobacco cessation, General safety, prevention, and wellness

Department of Human Services: WIC, SNAP, child care assistance, medical assistance, etc

Developmental Services Center: Employment, family development, and family support services

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission: Assists homeless families or near homeless families with rent payments

Illini Christian Ministries: Family Care, Adoption, and Counseling teams to help through abuse, neglect, crisis pregnancy, family conflict, or the lack of an adequate support system during a crisis.

Salvation Army Social Services: Assists with utility payments for low-income families

24-Hour Crisis Line