Social Services Agencies

Department of Human Services

Offices and agencies providing services such as: Supplemental Nutrition (SNAP),  IL Link Cards; Medical Programs, Rehabilitation Services, Temp Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and other programs to provide an array of services to assist individuals to live independently and provide temporary or emergency assistance. To find an office or service near you: Local DHS office has moved from 100 S. Martin Luther King Drive to 600 E. Ash Street, 500 Building, Floor 1, Springfield, IL 62703. Telephone and Fax number remains the same. For more information: click here


Epilepsy Resource Center (SPARC)

Provides education, support and advocacy to individuals and their family members, who have a diagnosis of epilepsy.
One SparcCenter Plaza
232 Bruns Lane
Springfield, IL 62702
217 793-2100


Faith Coalition for the Common Good

2208 E. Kansas
Springfield, IL 62703
217 626-1004


Gateway Foundation 

Addiction Recovery Program


Land of Lincoln - Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.

3085 Stevenson, Suite 202
Springfield, IL 62703

217 529-8400 or Toll free: 800 252-8629

Lutheran Child & Family Services

Adoption; Foster Care; Individual, Marital and Family Counseling; Pregnancy Counseling; Family Life Education
431 S. Grand Ave West
Springfield, IL  62704
217 544-4631

Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois (MHCCI)

Behavioral services include crisis intervention, psychiatric and medical services, screening and assessment, outpatient therapy, case management, group education and support, employment services, as well as residential care.  Also offered are rehabilitation and support services for individuals with a developmental disability include community and on-site employment, developmental training, community support and 24-hour supervised residential care.

MHCCI also provides evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents through The Children's Center.
The Children's Center provides assistance with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: individual, group, and family therapy;and psychiatric evaluation and treatment.
CRISIS HOTLINE: 800-273-8255
Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois: 271 525-1064
The Children's Center: 217 757-7700


Mercy Communities

Founded in 1999, M.E.R.C.Y. Communities offers homeless and at-risk women along with their children a safe place to overcome hardships and build a solid foundation for life.
217 753-1358

National Alliance on Mental Illness  (NAMI)

Advocacy, education and support for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Offers local Support groups and information.
800 346-4572
217 522-1403


Prairie Center - Against Sexual Assault

3 West Old State Capitol
Springfield, IL 62701
217 744-2560

Hotline: 217 753-8081


The Parent Place

Offers Peer Education, Court Advocacy, Relatives as Parents Groups, Individualized Family Coaching, and a Diaper Pantry.
217 753-8730


The Phoenix Center

Resources for people in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (GLBTQ) community. HIV Counseling and Testing,
217 528-5253

Salvation Army

Transitional Shelter; adult rehabilitation; services and programs to assist with food, employment, daily living skills.
530 N. 6th Street

Springfield, IL 62702
217 525-2196

SARA Center/Fifth Street Renaissance

Fifth Street Renaissance/SARA Center is a not-for-profit agency that offers a multitude of services to individuals and families in crisis, including an array of homeless services, HIV/AIDS prevention, education, and support services, youth and family support services, and a comprehensive case management program.
1315 N. 5th Street
Springfield, IL  62705
217 523-2191


Triangle Center

Family Guidance Center @ Triangle Center is licensed to provide substance abuse and chemical dependency treatment services by the Illinois Department of Human Services Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse. Triangle Center is also certified to provide services to Medicaid recipients.
217 544-9858

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