FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 20, 2013
Januari Smith (217) 558-1544
Thomas Green (217) 558-1538
IDHS Family Community Resource Center moves to New Location in Charleston, IL
The Coles, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham and Shelby county Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) offices have consolidated to form the new Mid-Illinois Family Community Resource Center. Customers are now being served by the new location. The new office serves nine counties including: Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Moultrie, Piatt, and Shelby.
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
New Address & Contact Information
Mid-Illinois Family Community Resource Center
1550 Douglas Street
Charleston, IL 61920-3195
Phone: (217) 345-2188
Fax: (217) 345-2190
Nextalk: (866) 846-0527
If you need to contact your caseworker, call the telephone number above or one of the following toll-free numbers:
IDHS Helpline 1-800-843-6154 or TTY 1-866-324-5553
Additional information is available on the IDHS website at: www.dhs.state.il.us.
This change does not affect benefits. Customers do not have to call or come into the local office about this notice. The old IDHS location was 119 West State Street, Charleston, IL. Below is a photo (with caption) of the staff at the new Mid-Illinois Family Community Resource Center.
Caption: Staff at the new Mid-Illinois Family Community Resource Center in Charleston.
Front row: Gene Cottone, Kara McGahey, Nancy Gabel, Carla Brandenburg, Dee Bowman. Second row:Rachel Morris, Toni Miller, Tara Parcells, Linda Long, Vicky Arends, Mary Stuckey. 3rd row: Rochelle Christian, Pam Linder, Nancy Eschbaugh, Amy Pettijohn, Jonelle Brandle, Sue Carter, Paula Jones, Troy Arends. 4th row: Diana Allen, Jeff Bennett, Barbara Shambo, Deb Drake, April Walls, Priscilla Hite-Parker, Martha Welcher. 5th row: Christina Bancroft, Deb Lawrence, Sandra Bahney, Nicole Sanders, Vicki Bennett, Jennifer Laley-Madlem. 6th row: Peggy Wingle, Tara Johnson, Sheryl Bartels, Melissa Jeffries, Blake Leitch, John Shambo.Not pictured: Rita Haupt