For information about services available to older adults, contact Vicky Welser, volunteer coordinator of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, C, at 217-359-6500. RSVP and the Stevick Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.


  • Ethel & Maud Luncheon. The February edition is set for Feb. 15 at the Cityview 4th floor of the Illinois Terminal Building. Entertainment will be Two-and-a-Third, with catering by Dish Passionate Cuisine. Free parking in the west lot from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reservations are required and limited. For information, contact Robbie Edwards at 217-953-2847 or 217-359-6500 or email
  • AARP Tax-Aide: AARP will be providing Tax Aide Services this year. Appointments will be scheduled by RSVP volunteers at the Stevick center. Please call 217-359-6500 for more information and to set up an appointment.
  • Rules of the Road. The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office will be holding a Rules of the Road Class from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at the Stevick center. Please call Debbie at 217-359-6500 to register.


  • Bridge: Noon to 3 p.m. Thursdays. Looking for players; call Debbie at 217-359-6500 to get more information.
  • Euchre: Noon to 3 p.m. Fridays.
  • Men’s group: 9 a.m. Monday-Friday. Join us for a cup of coffee and great conversation.
  • Bingo: 11 a.m. to noon, second and fourth Tuesdays. Call 217-359-6500.
  • Knit or crochet for those in need: 10 a.m. to noon Mondays.
  • Meditative Movement with Yoga: 9 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.


The Peace Meal Nutrition Program provides daily hot lunches at 11:30 a.m. for a small donation and a one-day advance reservation at sites in Champaign, Urbana, Rantoul, Sidney (home delivery only), Mahomet (home delivery only) and Homer.

For reservations, call 800-543-1770. Reservations for Monday must be made by noon Friday. NOTE: There is no change for home deliveries, but at congregate sites, you can get a carry-out meal.

  • Monday: Beef and noodles, green beans, buttered carrots, tropical fruit, dinner roll.
  • Tuesday: Chicken, broccoli and rice bake, seasoned collard greens, Midori veggie blend, apricots, whole-grain bread.
  • Wednesday: Chili with meat and beans, mixed garden salad with dressing, baby carrots, pears, whole-grain crackers.
  • Thursday: Fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, Italian veggie blend, Mandarin oranges, whole-grain bread.
  • Friday: Fish burger, rosemary roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, fruited gelatin, bun.


If you want to volunteer, RSVP (funded by AmeriCorps Seniors and the Illinois Department on Aging) provides a unique link to local nonprofits needing help. We offer support, benefits and a safe connection to partner sites. Contact Vicky Welser at or 217-359-6500.


Senior Volunteers. RSVP of Champaign, Douglas and Piatt counties/AmeriCorps Senior Volunteers is your link to over 100 nonprofit organizations. Please contact Vicki Welser at or Robbie Edwards at or call 217-359-6500.