Champaign County 211 Directory of Human Services

A guide compiled by United Way as a complete reference to resources in the community.

Centralized Intake

This resource is for all homeless individuals and is a point of entry for emergency shelter for families.  They sit down with each individual or family and do a survey to see what assistance or resources are available at the time. For open emergency shelter locations, see below.

Contact: 217-819-4117

Survey Times: Centralized Intake does first come, first serve surveys every Tuesday, from 1-4 pm at C-U at Home.

 

C-U at Home Men's Emergency Shelter

Overnight emergency shelter for men provided nightly.  Showers and laundry are not available during shelter hours.

Start Date & Time: Open every night from 8:30pm-7:30am

Location: C-U at Home, 70 E. Washington Street, Champaign

Contact: For questions about volunteering or donations, please email rob@cuathome.us.

To Donate Online to the C-U at Home Men's Shelter:  Click here!

 

 

Austin's Place — Emergency Shelter for Women

Overnight emergency shelter for women provided nightly. Showers and laundry are not available during shelter hours.

Start Date: Open every night from 8:00pm-7:00am

Location: New Covenant Fellowship, 124 W. White Street, Champaign

Contact: Aleta Keith, 217-819-4569

Website: www.shelter-austinsplace.weebly.com/

 

Emergency Shelter for Families with Children

Emergency shelter is available for families who meet certain criteria. Specifically, families with:

  • One or more parent (or legal guardian), age 18 or over, with one or more child under the age of 18
  • Champaign County residents
  • Family household size of six people or less
  • Head of the household is biologically or legally related to the child(ren)
  • Expecting women with no current children may be housed by program during last trimester of pregnancy

Space is limited, and families will be placed on a waiting list if space is not available.  Guests will be allowed 3-5 day increments of stay, as long as the guests are actively participating in case management services and working toward finding more stable housing options.
Centralized Intake: 217-819-4117

Going through a difficult time?

Below is a list of resources on how to get shelter, food, clothing, and other assistance.

C-U at Home is always here to talk on the phone or pray with you, no matter your circumstances, beliefs, or situation. Please feel free to give us a call at 217-819-4569.