Community Resources

A regularly updated list of vital services in our community, connecting you to local support for food, medical help, and support– building a stronger community together. Use information below or go to Navigate Resources through 211

Champaign-Urbana Community Resource Guide

Local resources for mental health, food sources, immigrant assistance services, homeless/ housing services, legal assistance and IL Coalition Against Sexual Assault Agencies for all four counties.

Resource Guide for the Champaign-Urbana area.

Crisis, Emergency, and Information Services

RACES Community Resource Guide: A comprehensive guide to resources in Champaign, Ford, Piatt, and Douglas Counties.

Rosecrance: 24-hour suicide prevention and crisis hotline for the Champaign County area. Call 217/359-4141, or text 741741

The Pavilion Behavioral Health System: Free confidential mental health assessments, 24/7 at The Pavilion, 809 W. Church Street, Champaign, IL 61820. Call 217/373-1700, or 800/373-1700

Call 2-1-1: 24-hour information about human services (basic needs, crisis and mental health services, financial assistance, health care, support groups) in Champaign County.

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana Emergency Services Guide: Emergency shelters, legal help, transportation, clothing, child and adult day care, etc.

Self-Help Center: Online guide to Champaign County self-help groups.

Domestic Violence Resources

Domestic Violence Hotline: 217/384-4390 or 877/384-4390

Courage Connection Housing and supportive services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness or who are victims of domestic violence. Office Phone: 217/352-7151

Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence: The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) is a membership organization working to eliminate domestic violence in Illinois. ICADV serves over 50 statewide agencies who provide direct service to survivors and their dependent children.

Emergency Childcare

The Crisis Nursery: Crisis Nursery is the only emergency-based childcare facility in Champaign County open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for the entirecommunity to access with no fees or income eligibility. Call 217/337-2730.

Food Resources and Pantries

Food Pantries: Listing of local food pantries in Champaign-Urbana area with eligibility requirements and operating hours.

Central Illinois Food Locator: Online database for finding food pantries and food donation locations. The webpage can be translated into French and Spanish.

Medical and Dental Care

Promise Healthcare: Affordable and accessible medical, behavioral, and dental healthcare for the community.

Champaign County Health Care Resource Guide(s): A regularly updated website ran by the Champaign County Health Care Consumers group (CCHCC). CCHCC believes that health care is a basic human right, and is dedicated to the mission of working for quality affordable health care for all. CCHCC carries out its mission through direct service, consumer education, advocacy, and community organizing.

Sexual Assault Resources

Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services (RACES): Free, confidential services for anyone who has experienced sexual assault, abuse, or harassment.

24/7 Rape Crisis Hotline: 217/384-4444

Toll free hotline: 1-877/236-3727

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Love is Respect: Love is respect is the national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources.