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Community Connections

Do you feel stress or aniexty caused by:

  • Juggling Bills

  • Feeling alone

  • Work

  • Kids having trouble in school

  • Housing

  • Caring for parents

  • Debt

  • Feeling out of control

  • Not knowing where to turn

We can direct you to available resources.
Everyone accomplishes more with a support system.  Together, let's start that conversation.

Please call 309-734-4251, email us or stop by during our office hours, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, to speak with us about your situation.  We will connect you with our programs and services, connect you to other resources, and continually check-in with you.

Feeling Stress or Anxiety

Stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior.  Stress that's left unchecked can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obseity and diabetes.

Life doesn't always go as planned

Samantha and her husband both lost their jobs.  She called Jamieson Community Center to sign her children up for the Summer Meals program.  She was invited to come to the food pantry.  However, she did not come right away.  
Samantha shared, “It wasn’t until my third trip to Jamieson that I finally worked up the nerve to actually go to the pantry door.  I was really surprised by what I found.  There was no judgment, just a friendly welcome, and the food I got made a big difference for our family.” After further conversations she signed her children up to receive school supplies through the S.T.A.R.S. program, she was eligible to shop at the Christmas Store for her children and we encouraged her to contact WIRC to sign-up for LIHEAP for bill pay assistance. 

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