23

To Campaign Goal

12

Partner Agencies

30,000

Positively Impacted by UW IV

Our 12 Partner Agencies across Bureau, Putnam, and LaSalle Counties

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LaSalle County CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocates

LaSalle County CASA

This program is a non-profit organization which advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the LaSalle County court system. We are the child's voice in court.

This program is a non-profit organization which advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the LaSalle County court system. We are the child's voice in court.

707 E. Etna Road
Ottawa, IL. 61350
T: 815-434-2620
www.lasallecountycasa.com
CiCi Chalus, Executive Director
lasallecasa@att.net

Don Dirks, Managing Attorner

Prairie State Legal Services

The goal of the program is to help low income persons resolve legal problems impacting their basic human needs.

The goal of the program is to help low income persons resolve legal problems impacting their basic human needs.

1021 Clinton St.
Ottawa, IL. 61350
T: 815-434-5903
ddirks@pslegal.org

Youth Service Bureau
Frank Vonch, Executive Director

Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley

The goal of YSB is to help young people and families succeed by serving them in their home, school and community.

The goal of YSB is to help young people and families succeed by serving them in their home, school and community. The programs funded by UWIV provide supervised development and educational programs to infants and grade school aged individuals.

424 W Madison St.
Ottawa, IL. 61350
T: 815-433-3953
www.ysbiv.org
Frank Vonch, Executive Director
FrankV@ysbiv.org

senior care
Rayanne Sester, Executive Director

Mendota Area Senior Services

UWIV funding supports needed transportation services to elderly citizens in rural areas of ten townships in LaSalle County.

UWIV funding supports needed transportation services to elderly citizens in rural areas of ten townships in LaSalle County.

1901 Tom Merwin Drive
Mendota, IL. 61342
T: 815-539-7700
Rayanne Sester, Executive Director
mass_inc1@verizon.net

Lighted way association
Jessica Kreiser, Executive Director

Lighted Way Association

Our goal is to value each student as an individual, to strive to improve the quality of life for students with disabilities and to integrate students into their community.

Our goal is to value each student as an individual, to strive to improve the quality of life for students with disabilities and to integrate students into their community.

941 Sixth Street
LaSalle, IL. 61301
T: 815-224-1345
Jessica Kreiser, Executive Director
lightedway1@yahoo.com

Disability
Sarah Stasik, Director

Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living

The mission of the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living is to enlighten persons with disabilities and their families about their rights.

The mission of the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living is to enlighten persons with disabilities and their families about their rights; empower persons with disabilities to assume maximum responsibility to realize their potentials; and to enrich their lives.

18 Gunia Dr.
LaSalle, IL. 61301
T: 815-224-3126
Sarah Stasik, Director
www.ivcil.com

Dan Fitzgerald, Director

Horizon House

Respite - Client and Family Support The goal of the respite program is to prevent Institutionalization, to give families a break from the ongoing care of their special needs family members.

Respite - Client and Family Support The goal of the respite program is to prevent Institutionalization, to give families a break from the ongoing care of their special needs family members. The Client and Family support program helps insure people with disabilities can live as independently as possible.

2000 Plank Road
Peru, IL. 61354
T: 815-223-4488
www.horizonhouseperu.org
Dan Fitzgerald, Director
dfitzgerald@safejourneysillinois.org

Susan Morris, Care Coordination Supervisor

Alternatives for You

Alternatives promotes the quality of life and independence of older adults, advocates for their rights in the community and nursing home, and supports family caregivers.

Alternatives promotes the quality of life and independence of older adults, advocates for their rights in the community and nursing home, and supports family caregivers.

200 W. St. Paul St.
Spring Valley, IL. 61362
T: 800-798-0988
Susan Morris, Care Coordination Supervisor

Safe Journeys
Susan Bursztynsky, Director

Safe Journeys

Sexual Assault services assist victims of current or past sexual abuse and their non-offending significant others.

Domestic Violence Services: assist victims of violence and their minor children through our crisis line, emergency shelter, advocacy services, supportive counseling and prevention education work. Sexual Assault services assist victims of current or past sexual abuse and their non-offending significant others.

PO Box 593
Streator, IL. 61364
Crisis Line: 800-892-3375
T: 815-673-1552
Susan Bursztynsky, Director
SusanB@safejourneysillinois.org

Dani-Brandon Center for Children

Child Advocacy Center

It is the mission of the CAC to minimize trauma to and support the safety of child victims of sexual and/or serious physical abuse.

It is the mission of the CAC to minimize trauma to and support the safety of child victims of sexual and/or serious physical abuse.

Ottawa, IL. 61350
T: 815-223-4488
Laurie McLaughlin, Director
lasallecacdirector@mchsi.com

Mary Jo Credi, Director

Illinois Valley Food Pantry

The purpose of this organization is to provide food and material assistance in kind to persons or families who are unable to provide for their basic requirements.

The purpose of this organization is to provide food and material assistance in kind to persons or families who are unable to provide for their basic requirements.

136 Marquette St.
LaSalle, IL. 61301
T: 815-224-3658
Mary Jo Credi, Director
ivfoodpantry@ivfoodpantry.com

Kim Mercer, Counselor

Center for Youth & Family Services

The goal of Catholic Charities Counseling Program is to help community members improve their relations and ability to function in their roles at home, work, school or community.

The goal of Catholic Charities Counseling Program is to help community members improve their relations and ability to function in their roles at home, work, school or community. This is accomplished by providing access to high quality, affordable counseling services to a low income population

815 Second St.
LaSalle, IL. 61301
T: 815-223-4007
Kim Mercer, Counselor
KMercer@ccdop.org

Jennifer Johnson, Director

Bridges Senior Center

Bridges provides older people and caregivers with education and recreation programs, classes, information, assistance, help with forms and outreach to the community.

Bridges provides older people and caregivers with education and recreation programs, classes, information, assistance, help with forms and outreach to the community.

628 Columbus St., Ste 203
Ottawa, IL. 61350
T:815-431-8034
Jennifer Johnson, Director
https://alternativesforyou.org/bridges-senior-center/

United Way’s Targeted Community Priorities:

  • Fostering Independence

  • Nurturing Children

  • Providing Basic Needs

  • Strengthening and Supporting Families

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