CEFS Christian County Outreach

311 S. Main St.
Taylorville, IL 62568

(217) 824-4712 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: food, shelter, transportation, etc.

General Information:
Outreach Services ​ The Outreach Program provides a range of services which assist low-income people attain skills, knowledge, and motivation necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. The Outreach Program also provides low-income people with immediate life necessities such as food, shelter, transportation, etc. The agency has an Outreach Office in Clay, Effingham, Fayette, Shelby, Montgomery, Moultrie and Christian Counties. Qualified professional staff are trained to provide services to families in crisis. Some of the services include: college scholarships, youth summer camp opportunities, food, benefit enrollment, employment training and associated required materials. The county offices in Effingham, Flora, Shelbyville, Vandalia, Taylor Springs, Taylorville and Sullivan can offer eligible individuals and families case management, housing assistance, emergency assistance, literacy services, homebuyer assistance, volunteer assistance, homeless assistance, emergency food and shelter, budget and housing counseling, tax filing, and insurance assistance. Field staff will refer customers to other human service agencies if direct service cannot be provided by the agency. ​Depending on funding, we also offer foreclosure prevention service, home ownership education services, downpayment savings plan, purchasing education and much more. ​ Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm. 

Website: https://www.cefseoc.org/

How To Volunteer at CEFS Christian County Outreach:
Be a volunteer. Call CEFS Christian County Outreach at (217) 824-4712 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.



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