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Community Service Organizations

Navicore Solutions

Navicore Solutions provides compassionate counseling solutions to consumers nationwide in the areas of personal finance, consumer credit, student loans, foreclosure prevention, and housing. Services may be accessed by calling 1-800-992-4557.

Illinois residents interested in applying for the Illinois Hardest Hit program through Navicore Solutions may contact our housing counselors by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 1-800-262-4557.

Financial education services may also be accessed on-site at the One Stop Center on the first and third Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on a walk-in basis. Services include:

  • Assistance accessing and reviewing credit reports
  • Assistance disputing wrong information on credit reports
  • Discuss strategies to improve credit score
  • Discuss how to prioritize debt/bills
  • Review household budget
  • Create a spending/savings plan
  • Identify financial goals and create a plan to reach goals

Mid Central Community Action (MCCA)

MCCA provides on-site financial and employment coaching by appointment at the local McLean County facility. Financial coaches assist customers in accessing and reviewing their credit reports, developing a personal budget, and identifying financial goals. MCCA meets with customers on an established appointment schedule to supply individuals with resources and strategies to address issues of debt reduction, improving credit, and increasing personal savings. This community organization helps customers gain access to MCCA’s bundled services. MCCA provides information and referrals regarding any public or private resources that a customer is eligible for and aims to help improve their financial situation.

MCCA provides specialized employment coaching and employment workshops on resume writing, job search techniques, and interview skills. This organization promotes all Mid Central Community Action orientations, workshops, resources, and program offerings to McLean County residents. These include individual employment coaching, financial coaching, and access to income support and employment support services.

MCCA offers income support resources to help stabilize eligible individuals while they are seeking or maintaining employment and are available to income-eligible customers. All resources are offered to help improve customers’ financial stability. These resources include:

  • Rent or mortgage assistance
  • Transportation assistance
  • Car repair assistance
  • Employment requiring specialized equipment or clothing
  • Educational scholarships
  • Funding for job-ready certificate or other skills training programs
  • Various other resources

When One Stop customers living in McLean County are determined to be candidates for any Mid Central Community Action service, they can be directed immediately to the Mid Central Community Action Intake Specialist at (309) 834-9226. For more information, please visit: https://mccainc.org/.

Prairie State Legal Services

Prairie State Legal Services is a nonprofit law firm that offers free legal services for low-income persons and those ages 60 and over who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them. Prairie State focuses its resources on legal problems that help clients secure and protect their basic needs. The mission of Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. is to ensure equal access to justice and fair treatment under the law by providing legal advice and representation, advocacy, education, and outreach that serve to protect basic human needs and enforce or uphold rights. Due to the high demand for their services, the Prairie State Legal Services staff is only able to provide representation in certain areas of civil law. Contact Rilla Adcock at (309) 674-9831. For more information, please visit www.pslegal.org.

PCCEO

Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity PCCEO, Inc. is a Community Action Agency and leadership organization that promotes self-sufficiency and economic security. Programs that PCCEO provides are

  • Energy Assistance
  • Home Weatherization
  • Home Rehabilitation
  • Head Start
  • Early Head Start
  • The Foster Grandparent Program
  • Community Action Scholarships
  • Financial assistance for students in the fields of Health, Education, and Transportation
  • The Peoria Area Food Bank
  • The Prescription Drug Program
  • Emergency Services
  • Community Core Initiative
  • Peoria Affordable Housing Initiative
  • Central Illinois Catering
  • Media Services
  • Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship

CSBG Scholarship Program, Emergency Services, Energy Assistance, Prescription Drug Program, Home Weatherization, Home Rehabilitation, Community Action Scholarships, Educational Financial Assistance, Central Illinois Catering, and Media Services programs: (309) 671-3900

  • Head Start: (309) 671-3960
  • Early Head Start: (309) 495-5254
  • Foster Grandparent Program: (309) 671-3950
  • Peoria Area Food Bank: (309)-671-3925
  • Community Core Initiative
  • Peoria Affordable Housing Initiative: (309) 497-1098

Tazwood Community Services, Inc. (TCSI)

Tazwood Community Services, Inc. is the local Community Action Agency serving Tazewell and Woodford Counties. TCSI administers the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program, and the Community Services Block Grant Program in their service area. Programs include:

  • Help with winter utility bills
  • Home weatherization
  • Rent/deposit assistance
  • Prescription assistance
  • Dental assistance
  • Hearing aid assistance
  • Optical assistance
  • Water bill assistance
  • Scholarships
  • Car repairs
  • Summer camp assistance
  • School supply program

Office location: 2109 S. Main St., Morton, IL 61550

Office phone number: (309) 266-9941

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.