Local Missions Supported by Passion
An unexpected pregnancy comes with a lot of different emotions – fear, confusion, or anger. If a baby is not in your plans, we provide a safe place to discover options without judging you or telling you what to decide. All our services are free of charge and confidential. We are here to answer your questions, provide free and confidential consultations, and offer classes and support that empowers you to make a decision you can live with.
1698 E. Pershing rd / Decatur, il (217) 471-8362
hours of operation: Monday 9 am - 8 pm, Tuesday - Friday 9 am - 3 pm
Provides emergency shelter, case management resources and hope to women and children.
For many of the residents, GSL is the first safe, warm place they have had to rest their head at night in months. God's Shelter of Love offers emergency shelter to homeless women and children in central Illinois.
First established in 1991 to as a ministry for homeless women and children in Decatur, God's Shelter of Love continues to serve the needs of homeless families and individuals and provides much-needed outreach to the neighborhood. The Shelter provides crisis intervention in the form of food and clothing, advocacy and case management, financial counseling, resource referrals, pastoral care and counseling, and a consistent support system from arrival, during, and after departure from the Shelter.
929 N. Union St. | Decatur, Illinois, 62522 (217) 422-2790
Central Illinois Christians in Mission, Inc. provides our neighbors in the Decatur, Illinois area with household goods. The past few years we've served over 1400 families each year. Providing everything from cereal bowls to refrigerators. All items are provided at no cost. Clients are referred to us by social organizations, schools and churches in the Decatur area. The abundance that we share is provided by people and organizations in our area and they also provide the funds for us to operate.
1000 E Locust St / Decatur, IL (217) 422-4246
Hours of operation: Tuesday & Thursday - 8:30 am - Noon
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Illinois (BBBSCIL) has been serving low-income, underprivileged youth from single-parent families for more than 30 years. BBBSCIL serves Macon, McLean, Champaign, DeWitt, Piatt, Ford, Livingston, Iroquois and Vermilion counties. Our mentoring programs prevent juvenile delinquency, and divert thousands of youth at-risk of becoming involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
The purpose of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children develop attributes that will help them find success in life. Through the mentoring relationships we are helping the children in our program:
Graduate from high school
Avoid involvement in the juvenile justice system
Go to college or gain employment as contributing members of our community
310 W. William st / decatur, il (217) 428-4240