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2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, non-emergency telephone number that connects people with essential community information and services. 2-1-1 saves time and frustration through specialists who match callers to the right agency based on each caller's need.
The 24-hour, 365 days a year line makes it easy for the public to navigate the maze of human service providers and help lines. All calls are free, anonymous and confidential.
Callers can get live assistance with needs such as:
- Food and shelter
- Counseling and mental health services
- Income and employment support
- Help for the elderly and people with disabilities
- Resources for children and families
How does it work? Simply dial 2-1-1 from any telephone in Champaign County. Cell phones with anyarea code will reach the Champaign County 2-1-1 service when calling from a location within Champaign County.
2-1-1 Information for Champaign County Service Providers:
We are pleased to partner with dozens of local non-profit agencies that administer 67 fantastic programs that improve our community in the areas of Commuity Basics, Education, Health & Well-Being, and Financial Stability. Please keep in mind that a gift to the Community Impact Fund will benefit all of these agencies!
This fund helps not only the cause everyone is aware of, but also the cause that is behind the scenes, yet no less important. The aim of the community impact fund is to improve our community as a whole. The programs who benefit from this fund have been thoroughly reviewed by a panel of over 100 volunteers. You can feel confident that a gift to the Community Impact Fund will make a great impact on our community.
Federated Partner Agencies
American Red Cross
Anabel Huling Early Learning Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central IL
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Peoria
Champaign County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Center for Youth and Family Solutions
Champaign-Urbana Schools Foundation
Champaign County Head Start
Church Women United Clothing Center
Community Elements (Including Roundhouse and the TIMES Center)
Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County
Cunningham Children’s Home
Daily Bread Soup Kitchen
Developmental Services Center
Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club
East Central IL Refugee Mutual Assistance Center
Eastern Illinois Foodbank
Family Advocacy of Champaign County
Family Service of Champaign County
Frances Nelson Health Center
Girl Scouts of Central IL
Greater Community AIDS Project of East Central IL
Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance
Mahomet Area Youth Club
Operation Hope - Champaign Unit 4
Prairelands Council, Boy Scouts of America
Rape, Advocacy, Counseling, and Education Services (RACES)
The Reading Group
Salt and Light
SOAR Youth Programs
Urbana Adult Education
Urbana Neighborhood Connections
University of IL YMCA
University of IL YWCA
A gift designated to a member agency will be paid separately from their United Way Community Impact Fund allocation. Designations do not affect an agency's Community Impact Fund allocation. A 6% fee for administration will be deducted on gifts designated to any 501c3. There are NO FEES for gifts made to the Community Impact Fund, Education, Community Basics, Health & Well - Being, Financial Stability and Safety Net funds. Funds will be forwarded to agencies based on compliance with the USA PATRIOT ACT.
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Familywize Cards are especially helpful for:
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