Community Services

In recent years, United Way of Central Illinois has introduced a variety of services to assist members of our community.

2-1-1 – Connecting People Who Are Struggling With The Resources They Need

2-1-1-homepageEvery year thousands of people living in our community turn to 2-1-1 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline that connects people from all communities and of all ages to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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hLogoFamilywize Free Prescription Drug Card

United Way partners with Familywize to provide a free prescription drug discount card to the community. Individuals can save up to 30% on their prescriptions, and since launching the program more than 8,000 residents in our region have signed up for the card.

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The MyFreeTaxes Partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals. It’s easy, safe, secure and 100 percent free.

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dpil_childDolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library brings new, free age-appropriate books to preschool-age children in Sangamon County.

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Volunteer Programs

Whether you have a few extra hours to spare on a single day, or are looking for long-term volunteer opportunities, United Way can help you find the right match.  Visit Get Connected, presented by U.S. Bank, to find local volunteer opportunities or call 217-726-7000 to organize a group volunteer opportunity.

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