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Richland Community College

  • Extensive certificates and degrees for career training or upgrading skills.
  • Academic advisement and career planning.
  • Financial aid and scholarships.
  • Study skills assistance, tutoring, and more.

One College Park
Decatur, IL 62526
+1(217) 875-720

Community Action Partnership Central Illinois

  • Resume Writing/Job Skills Training
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Home Ownership Counseling
  • Scholarships (GED, Trade School, Post-Secondary)

Contact: 1800 5th Street
Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-2159 (Office)
(217) 735-1753 (Fax)

Decatur Housing Authority

  • Affordable housing programs for low to moderate income individuals/families.
  • Elderly/Disabled Service Coordinator.
  • Resident Opportunities for Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Coordinator.
  • Rental assistance for eligible individuals and families.

1808 E. Locust
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 423-7711 V/TTY

Illinois Department of Employment Security

  • Job Matching, Resume Creation, Career Management Tools, and Resources.
  • Veteran Employment Services.
  • Programs for Special Populations: Youth, Ex-Offenders, Barriers to Employment.
  • Local, State and Federal Labor Market Statistics.
    Unemployment Insurance Program

757 W. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
 (800) 244-5631

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Illinois WORKNet Center

  • One-stop delivery of services. 
  • Connecting individuals, employers, and education and workforce partners to career planning.
  • Education and training, employment resources and tools and workforce programs.
  • Connecting people to local and statewide in-person and online services.

757 W. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526

Decatur Macon County Opportunities Corporation

  • Services to assist families to become self-sufficient.
  • Skill development and training opportunities.
  • Family supportive services.

1122 E. Marietta
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 428-0155

Illinois Department of Human Services – TANF

  • Helps customers achieve self-sufficiency and good health.
  • Provides integrated family-oriented services.
  • Provides and establishes outcomes in partnership with communities.

707 E. Wood Street
Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 362-6500
(217) 362-6566 TTY

National ABLE

  • Assist 55 year old and older who meet low-income guidelines.
  • Employment placement and job search assistance.
  • Help persons who are unemployed or underemployed.

311 S. Main Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 993-9665 (Office)
(217) 824-8112 (Fax)

Illinois Department of Human Services – Rehabilitation Services

  • Physical restoration evaluation, counseling, and assistance.
  • Job training and placement for persons with disabilities.
  • Career and adjustment counseling and job coaching.

757 W. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 875-8703
(800) 472-0934 V/TTY