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Western Illinois Regional Council


Social Services

About Us

Western Illinois Regional Council (WIRC) provides technical assistance to local governments and elected officials facing complex community and economic development issues in the counties of and communities within Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, and Warren. For assistance with community development projects, call (309) 837-3941.

WIRC-Community Action Agency (WIRC-CAA) offers social service programs to income-eligible residents in Hancock, Henderson, McDonough, Knox, and Warren counties in Illinois. To apply for social service programs, call (309) 837-2997.

In addition, WIRC-CAA provides crisis counseling and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking through its Victim Services department. Victim Services is at a non-disclosed location to protect the safety and confidentiality of survivors and counselors. To reach a counselor, call the 24/7 free and confidential crisis hotline at (309) 837-5555.

The WIRC & CAA hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).


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