Social Services

Social Services

WorkSource working up to new, bigger facility

DANVILLE — WorkSource Enterprises will be able to better meet the needs of the people it serves — and grow — thanks to a much-needed expansion project.

State budget impasse means cutbacks for Champaign shelter

A Champaign shelter for homeless men is cutting one of its daily meals as a result of the state budget impasse, and it's also closing its doors during the daytime.

Spotlight on Service, Sept. 15, 2015

This week: Clinton Rotary

About the club

President: Greg Taylor, minister at the First Christian Church. (John Hoblit takes over in July 2016).

Origin: Founded in 1920

Meets: Noon on Tuesdays at the American Legion building in Clinton, with food prepared by Tom Redington.

The Future Five, Sept. 14, 2015


For the retirees, Sept. 13, 2015

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

C-U at Home needs new location

CHAMPAIGN — Thirteen months after opening its new drop-in center for the homeless in downtown Champaign, C-U at Home needs a new location.

Urbana rejects zoning request for women's shelter

URBANA — A transitional housing shelter for women will not be coming to Urbana after a decision by the city council on Tuesday night.

Meg Makes: September is time to act against hunger

September is Hunger Action Month, and a cooking column seems like an excellent place to reiterate the importance of understanding and addressing food insecurity.

Spotlight on Service, Sept. 8, 2015

A look at area do-gooders. This week: Tuscola Rotary

About the club

President: Lloyd A. Murphy

Origin: The club was founded in 1922.

Meets: Tuesdays at noon at Jarman Center Senior Living in Tuscola

On tap: Judge Frank Lincoln is presenting a program at the Tuesday luncheon meeting this week.

Inaugural antique show on Saturday

DANVILLE — It's getting harder to find primitive antiques dating to the 1800s, store owner Julie Schackmann said, but she's bringing those "hard finds" to a single location this weekend.