Our Work

United Way of Central Illinois advances the common good. Our focus is on protecting services vital to the immediate basic needs of the most vulnerable members of our community; while making long term investments in education, financial stability and health, because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life.

We bring together people and organizations from all across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. We invite you to be a part of the change.

Whether providing programmatic funding, mobilizing in-kind donations and volunteers, or providing a platform for nonprofits to work more effectively through collaboration, United Way is always working for the betterment of our community.

2-1-1 Connecting People To Services

2-1-1 newsletterUnited Way’s 2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that connects individuals with resources in our community. 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need including utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you in finding the help you need.

Simply dial 2-1-1 or call 1-888-865-9903.

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Basic Needs

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Financial Stability