Emergency Assistance

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option
  • City of Bloomington Township – 309-828-2356
    607 S. Gridley Street, Ste B, Bloomington, IL
    General Assistance / Emergency Assistance / Basic Maintenance Assistance (Rent, Utilities, Food, Etc.)


  • Mid- Central Community Action (Countering Domestic Violence) – 309-827-7070
    1301 W. Washington Street, Bloomington, IL
    24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline


  • Illinois Call4Calm Text Line  - Text "TALK" to 552020
    If you or a loved one are struggling with stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and need emotional support, text TALK to 552020 for English or HABLAR for Spanish. This service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People seeking assistance will remain anonymous and will provide only their first name and zip code, which enables the service to link you to a counselor in your area who is knowledgeable about available local resources.

    You can also text keywords, such as UNEMPLOYMENT, FOOD or SHELTER, and you will receive additional information in response.

    DISCLAIMER: The information contained herein is designed to provide timely information on various services offered. Nothing herein guarantees said services will be available and all services are subject to change. This is not a comprehensive list of all services that might be offered. In addition, nothing herein shall be considered legal advice or formal guidance by the City.