Agency Tours and Speakers
Speakers are available from Heart of Illinois United Way agencies for your campaign. If you’d like to have a speaker from one of our member agencies, please call Pamela Biles at 309-674-5181, ext. 1226 and allow one week in advance for scheduling.
Member Agency Directory
For more information on our member agencies, please visit their websites.
Alzheimer’s Association, Illinois Chapter
614 West Glen, Peoria, 309/681-1100
Advocacy, education and support services.
American Red Cross – Central Illinois Chapter
311 W. John Gwynn Jr. Peoria, 309/677-7272
Health and safety education; emergency services for fires, storms and disasters; services to the armed forces.
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Heart of Illinois
1020 S. Matthew, Peoria, 309/637-1771
Mentoring programs for boys and girls.
Boy Scouts of America – W.D. Boyce Council
614 N.E. Madison, Peoria, 309/673-6136
Youth development and leadership programs.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria, Inc.
806 E. Kansas, Peoria, 309/685-6007
Youth programs including tutoring and mentoring; family services.
G.W. Carver Community Center
710 W. Percy Baker Jr. Ave., Peoria, 309/839-0722
Programs for youth, adults and seniors.
CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit
324 Main St., Peoria, (309) 669-2939
Legal services for abused or neglected children.
Center for Prevention of Abuse
720 Joan Court, Peoria, 309/691-0551
Anti-bullying education; shelter, counseling and education for women, families and seniors dealing with physical and emotional abuse; court advocacy.
Center for Youth and Family Solutions
2610 W. Richwoods Blvd., Peoria, (309) 323-6600
Family counseling and mental health education; senior in-home counseling and support services.
Central Illinois FRIENDS of PWA, Inc.
120 NE Glen Oak, Ste 201, Peoria, 309/671-2144
Education, testing and treatment referrals to reduce the rates of STIs, HIV/AIDS and teen pregnancy in at-risk populations.
Children’s Home Association of Illinois
2130 N. Knoxville, Peoria, 309/685-1047
Educational, community-based programs for youth and families.
Community Workshop and Training Center, Inc.
3215 N. University, Peoria, 309/686-3300
Specialized employment, vocational training and residential support.
442 W. John Gwynn Jr., Peoria, 309/674-0105
Child development, crisis nursery and family support services.
Dream Center Peoria
714 Hamilton Blvd, Peoria, 309/676-3000
Basic needs, youth development and community outreach for families.
Easterseals Central Illinois
507 E. Armstrong, Peoria, 309/686-1177
Programs for children with developmental delays, disabilities and autism.
1913 W. Townline, Peoria, 309/691-3800
Residential, employment, life-skills education and early intervention for people with disabilities.
330 S.W. Washington, Peoria, 309/676-2400
After school and summer programs for youth; family life-skills and counseling services.
440 Elm Place, Princeton, 815/872-0087
Services for victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Girl Scouts of Central Illinois
1103 W. Lake, Peoria, 309/688-8671
Youth development and leadership programs.
Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois, Inc.
2319 E. War Memorial, Peoria, 309/682-1113
Employment, training and rehabilitation; services for veterans; youth mentoring.
Greater Peoria Family YMCA
7000 N. Fleming, Peoria, 309/692-7631
Youth and adult fitness programs, mentoring and after school programs.
Habitat for Humanity, Greater Peoria Area
931 N. Douglas, Peoria, 309/676-6729
Affordable housing programs.
Heartland Health Services
2214 N. University, Peoria, 309/680-7600
Low-cost health services.
Hult Center for Healthy Living, Inc.
5215 N. Knoxville, Peoria, 309/692-6650
Health education services for youth and adults.
Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living
18 Gunia, LaSalle, 815/224-3126
Advocacy and services for persons with disabilities.
Junior Achievement of Central Illinois
508 High Point Lane, East Peoria, 309/682-1800
Grade school and high school programs for work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills.
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
3000 W. Rohmann, West Peoria, 309/671-0300
Services for single parents, families and seniors.
Midwest Food Bank
9005 N Industrial Rd, Peoria, 309/691-5270
Fights food insecurity through distribution of food to food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and more.
Neighborhood House Association
1020 S. Matthew, Peoria, 309/674-1131
Education, senior programs and home delivered meals.
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois
530 N.E. Glen Oak, Peoria, 309/655-7171
Medical, behavioral health and cystic fibrosis services.
Pearce Community Center
610 W. Cedar, Chillicothe, 309/274-4209
Health education and athletic programs.
Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service
800 N.E. Madison, Peoria, 309/671-5200
Youth and adult programs, emergency services and employment programs.
1718 Sterling Ave., Peoria, 309/999-4022
Provides funding to eligible high school graduates living in the City of Peoria to pursue a college or vocational program.
Phoenix Community Development Services
202 N.E. Madison, Peoria, 309/674-7310
Homeless outreach, residential services for special populations, and community development services.
Planned Parenthood Heart of Illinois
2709 N. Knoxville Avenue, Peoria 309/681-0350
Health services and community education.
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
411 Hamilton Blvd, Suite 1812, Peoria, IL 61602, 309/674-9831
Legal services (civil) for low income individuals, families and seniors.
The Salvation Army
401 N.E. Adams, Peoria, 309/655-7220
Child care and youth programs; emergency shelter, support and disaster services.
Tazewell County Resource Centers, Inc.
21310 IL Rt. 9, Tremont, 309/347-7148
Employment and housing for people with disabilities; services for the visually impaired (Sight Center, 309-291-0573).
Tri-County (Peoria) Urban League, Inc.
317 S. MacArthur, Peoria, 309/673-7474
Child care and youth programs; adult education programs and parenting skills; employment services.
UnityPlace-Human Service Center
228 N.E. Jefferson, Peoria, 309/671-8000
Mental health, crisis response, and substance use disorder services (UnityPlace Access Center at 1-888-311-0321).
UnityPlace-Tazwood Center for Wellness
3248 Vandever Ave., Pekin, 309/347-5522
Mental health, crisis response, school-based early intervention, and substance use disorder services (UnityPlace Access Center at 1-888-311-0321).
We Care, Inc.
622 W. Jackson, Morton, 309/263-1015
Special transportation, home delivered meals and food pantry.
Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley
424 W. Madison St., Ottawa, 815/431-3000
Child care, after school, family and community programs.
YWCA of Pekin
315 Buena Vista Ave., Pekin, 309/347-2104
Fitness, child care, adult literacy, health and community services