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Additional Resources

Crisis Nursery believes that asking for help is a sign of strength. The Nursery works closely with other local agencies, so if we cannot directly help with your crisis, we can link you to additional resources that can be of assistance. Below are the phone numbers and web address of other local agencies. All phone numbers listed have a 217 area code.



Crisis Line                       359-4141
Community Elements 398-8080
Prairie Center 328-4500
Rape Crisis Services 355-5203

Clothing/Food Donations

Empty Tomb                     356-2262
Living Alternatives 398-6511
Salt & Light Ministries 355-5654

Emergency Shelters

A Woman's Place     384-4390
Center for Women in Transition 352-7151
Catholic Worker House 355-9774
TIMES Center (men only) 398-7785
Restoration Urban Ministries 355-2662

Other Assistance

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)     531-4304
Local Department of Human Services 278-5605
Child Care Resource Service 333-3252
Regional Planning Commission 328-3313
C-U Early (education & support) 384-3541
Developmental Services Center (children's services) 359-0287