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DHS Offices and Service Providers for Effingham County

  1. DHS Family Community Resource Center Mid Illinois

    Family Community Resource Center

    1550 Douglas St
    Charleston, IL 61920

    Phone: (217) 345-2188
    TTY: (866) 846-0527
    Fax: (217) 345-2190

    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (except state holidays)

    Receives applications for Cash, SNAP, and Medical Assistance by fax, mail or in person.

    IDHS Human Services - (Spanish) DHS 4001 S

    IDHS Human Services - DHS 4001

  2. Medical Field Operations Downstate

    Family Community Resource Center

    707 E Wood St
    Decatur, IL 62523

    Phone: (217) 362-6515
    TTY: (866) 847-6171
    Fax: (217) 362-6515

  3. Department of Human Services Main Office - Chicago

    Administrative Offices

    401 South Clinton Street
    Chicago, IL 60607

    Phone: (800) 843-6154
    TTY: (800) 447-6404

    No direct services provided at this location.
    Administrative office only.

  4. Department of Human Services Main Office - Springfield

    Administrative Offices

    100 S Grand Avenue East
    Springfield, IL 62704

    Phone: (800) 843-6154
    TTY: (888) 440-8994

    No direct services provided at this location. Administrative office only.

  5. Project CHILD: Child Care Resource & Referral

    Child Care Resource & Referral

    327 Potomac Blvd
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864

    Phone: (800) 362-7257
    TTY: None

    Subsidy: (800) 362-7257, Local: (618) 244-2210

  6. One Hope United Hudelson

    Comprehensive Community-Based Youth Services

    1901 S 4th St #213
    Effingham, IL 62401

    Phone: (618) 242-8266
    TTY: None
    Website: www.onehopeunited.org

    24 Hour Crisis No. 618/242-8266 Service Area: Clay, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Marion Counties

  7. Prairieland Service Coordination Inc. (Area J)

    Developmental Disability Services

    1670 South Taylorville Road
    Decatur, IL 62521

    Phone: (217) 362-6128
    TTY: None
    Fax: (217) 362-6129
    Toll Free: (800) 866-8779

    Crisis after hours number: (217) 362-6128

  8. Stopping Women Abuse Now (SWAN)

    Domestic Violence Victim Services

    1114 South West St., PO Box 176
    Olney, IL 62450

    Phone: (618) 392-3556
    TTY: None
    Fax: (618) 392-5514
    Website: www.swandvhl.org

    Provides on-site emergency shelter, counseling, and support services to domestic violence victims. 24-hour hotline: (888) 715-6260.

  9. Community Support Systems (Child and Family Connections #20)

    Early Intervention

    1901 S 4th St, Suite 209
    Effingham, IL 62401

    Phone: (217) 318-3512
    TTY: None
    Fax: (217) 705-4301
    Toll Free: (888) 459-5437

    Child & Family Connections

  10. Effingham County Health Department

    Family Case Management

    901 W Virginia Ave
    Effingham, IL 62401

    Phone: (217) 342-9237
    TTY: None
    Fax: (217) 342-9324
    Website: http://effcohealth.org

    Family Case Management (Pregnant Women and Infants 0-1yr) High Risk Infant Follow-Up (Infants 0-2yrs) HealthWorks (DCFS Youth in Care 0-6yrs, Pregnant Youth in Care, Children of Parenting Youth in Care)

  11. Planned Parenthood Effingham Site

    Family Planning

    500 N Maple St
    Effingham, IL 62401

    Phone: (217) 347-7920
    TTY: None
    Fax: (217) 342-7408

    Clinic of PPIL
    Clinic Hours:
    M/W/Th/F 9:30-5:00
    Tu 12:00-7:00

  12. Division of Mental Health - Region Four

    Mental Health

    901 Southwind Dr
    Springfield, IL 62703

    Phone: (217) 786-6058
    TTY: None

    No direct services provided at this location. Administrative office only.

  13. Heartland Human Services

    Mental Health

    1200 N 4th St, PO Box 1047
    Effingham, IL 62401

    Phone: (217) 347-7179
    TTY: None
    Fax: (217) 342-6716
    Website: Heartland Human Services

    Afterhour Crisis Number: (217) 342-5504 This agency provides mental health services under '4' of Division of Mental Health, DHS, Illinois.

  14. Stopping Women Abuse Now (SWAN)

    Partner Abuse Intervention Services

    P.O. Box 176 1114 S West St.
    Olney, IL 62450

    Phone: (618) 392-3556
    TTY: None
    Fax: (618) 392-5514

    Conducts Men's Partner Abuse Intervention assessments and groups in Olney and Effingham in English. Contact Kent Acree.

  15. Sexual Assault & Family Emergencies

    Rape Crisis Center

    P.O. Box 1641
    Effingham, IL 62401

    Phone: (618) 283-1414
    TTY: None
    Fax: (618) 283-1472
    Toll Free: (800) 625-1414
    Website: http://www.safecrisiscenter.org

    Rape Crisis Centers provide free and confidential crisis intervention services, counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others.

  16. Mattoon DRS Office

    Rehabilitation Services

    129 North 15th Street
    Mattoon, IL 61938

    Phone: (217) 235-3154
    TTY: (888) 261-2869
    Fax: (217) 235-3160

  17. Illinois Center for Rehabilitation & Education - Roosevelt

    Residential Schools

    1950 W Roosevelt Rd
    Chicago, IL 60612

    Phone: (312) 433-3100
    TTY: (888) 261-8561
    Website: http://www.icre-roosevelt.org/

  18. Illinois School for the Deaf

    Residential Schools

    125 S Webster Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650

    Phone: (217) 479-4200
    TTY: (217) 479-4200
    Website: http://www.morgan.k12.il.us/isd

  19. Illinois School for the Visually Impaired

    Residential Schools

    658 E State St
    Jacksonville, IL 62650

    Phone: (217) 479-4400
    TTY: (217) 479-4400
    Website: www.isvi.net

  20. Effingham County Health Department

    Women, Infants, and Children

    901 W Virginia Ave
    Effingham, IL 62401

    Phone: (217) 342-9237
    TTY: None
    Fax: (217) 342-9324

    Hours: M-F 8-4

Office Types

  • Administrative Office - management of DHS services, programs and facilities
  • Child Care Resource & Referral - information for parents looking for quality child care; and for child care providers
  • Comprehensive Community-Based Youth Services - provides crisis assistance to youth, 11 to 17 years of age, who have run away from home or have been kicked out of their homes.
  • Developmental Disability Services - provide information, assessment & referral regarding developmental disabilities.
  • Domestic Violence Victim Services - provide free and confidential services to help domestic violence victims attain safety and self sufficiency, and to promote violence prevention through education and outreach.
  • Early Intervention - assessment of children age 0-3 for developmental delays
  • Family Case Management - coordinates health and social services in order to promote healthy pregnancy and child development
  • Family Community Resource Center (Family & Community Services) - "one-stop" centers for cash & medical assistance, food stamps, and job services
  • Family Planning - provides medical, social and educational services related to the avoidance, achievement, timing and spacing of pregnancy.
  • Mental Health - information, assessment & referral regarding mental health and mental illness
  • Partner Abuse Intervention Services - DHS protocol-approved programs for perpetrators of intimate partner violence.
  • Rape Crisis Centers - provide free and confidential crisis intervention services, counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others.
  • Recovery Residence - provides services for prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery support for individuals and families with or at risk for Substance Use Disorder
  • Rehabilitation Services - assistance for people with disabilities looking for jobs or living independently
  • Residential School - residential education and outreach programs for children with disabilities
  • State Psychiatric Hospital - for children, adolescents and adults who need publicly-funded inpatient treatment
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) - provides nutritious foods, education, counseling and support for pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to age 5.