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Housing Authority of Champaign County

HACC provides housing assistance to the residents of Champaign County, utilizing traditional Public Housing & Section 8 Housing Assistance funded by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

(217) 378-7100
2008 N. Market Street
Champaign, IL 61820


Austin's Place

Austin's Place is the only emergency women's shelter in Champaign County. Run by local volunteers who stay overnight, transport guests, do laundry, collect donations, and much more. They are open every night from 8pm to 7am.


(217) 356-9078
124 W. White Street
Champaign, IL 61820


Emergency Shelter for Families

Providing short-term emergency shelter for homeless families with children in Champaign County. During the shelter stay, ESF provides case management support to assist families in identifying permanent housing and other community resources they may need. 

(217) 819-4117
1776 E. Washington St. 
Urbana, IL 61801


C-U At Home
Phoenix Daytime Drop-in Center

The Phoenix is a casual, welcoming space with a living room, computers, board games, musical instruments, and most importantly, companionship. The Phoenix opens for emergency warming or cooling hours from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. for these situations, but the hours may be different as it is decided on a case by case basis. 

(217) 819-4569
70 E. Washington St.
Champaign, IL 61820

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