Vermilion County Resource List

Vermilion County provides a non-exhaustive list of community resources, from services for persons with disabilities to substance abuse treatment options.  This list is updated regularly.  

East Central Illinois Community Action Agency

East Central Illinois Community Action Agency was incorporated in February 1966, in response to the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 and the launching of the “War on Poverty.” The original name of the Agency was the “Vermilion County Community Action Committee for Economic Opportunity.” The Agency has grown over the years along with the needs of the families in the area.

Illinois Housing Development Authority/ Illinois Department of Human Services

Find out if you qualify for emergency housing assistance in Illinois due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois Department of Human Services

Illinois created IDHS in 1997, to provide our state’s residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, and others who face multiple challenges to self-sufficiency.

Vermilion Advantage Job Board

Vermilion County’s premiere site to search for employment! The application process is simple, just create an account and click the “apply” button on whatever position catches your eye to send a copy of your resume directly to them!

Eastern Illinois Food Bank

Vermilion County Food Bank & Pantry Directory and Information

Employment & Community Service Oppourtunities

Looking for a job, career or a way to give back to our community? Our list of local business and resources provides many of opportunities to help you.

Trespassing Information and Appeal Process

Click here to find out all the information you need to know about the “barring” appeal process and the penalties for trespassing.

Removal from the VHA Bar List

To have your “barred” status removed from VHA properties, you must print and fill out the form below.

Vermilion County Works

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 is federal legislation authorizing federally funded workforce programs and services. The Act prepares eligible youth and adults in Vermilion County and the surrounding area for entry into the labor force. Workforce development programs and services have been developed to meet the needs of area business and industry.

The Hope Center

The Hope Center opened up in the Fair Oaks housing complex in early 2017 through a gracious partnership with the Vermilion Housing Authority. At the Hope Center, we want to serve children, youth, and families living in and near Fair Oaks with the love of Jesus and to see them grow and flourish in all areas of life!

1023 Belton Dr., Danville, IL 61832

The Dwelling Place

The Dwelling Place is a Christian ministry providing healing and hope to victims of domestic abuse through supportive services and a safe place to call home.

Go Section 8

Do you have a Housing Choice Voucher? Are you a landlord? Gain access to the largest affordable housing listing network in the country! Sign-up and list your properties today.

Survivor Resource Center

Healing after Sexual Assault. Helping survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones. Click Here to view the protections of tenants and applicants given through the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)!

Start Your Recovery

Addiction is a complex condition that creates a stronghold on our brain in several ways.  Start your recovery, learn more about addiction, signs of problems, and treatment and recovery.  Local resources can be found here.

Assisted Living Research Institute is committed to improving aging adults’ quality of life by leveraging our data-driven research and expert-informed insights to inform critical decisions made by seniors, caregivers, influencers, and leaders in the senior care industry. offers seniors and their loved ones senior living listings and resources. On their website you can find a community that is right for your situation, whether you are looking for 55+ Apartments or nursing homes.

Hoopeston Multi Service Agency

The Hoopeston Multi Service Agency opens it’s doors to those in need with many different programs available! This is a private, not for profit, social service agency for residents of the Northern Vermilion County area.

Danville Mass Transit

DMT provides safe, friendly, and reliable public transportation services in Danville, Illinois and nearby communities. More people than ever before (nearly 650,000 passenger trips this year) are riding the bus around Danville.

Affordable Health Insurance

We all need health care.  A good health insurance plan can help you prioritize your health without paying more than you need to.  Making an informed decision on your health insurance can save you money and protect your physical, mental, and financial health. 

Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a landmark piece of legislation that sought to improve criminal legal and community-based responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the United States.    

Mesothelioma Veterans Center- Asbestos Recycling

Asbestos is found in homes and buildings due to its widespread use in the 20th century, and when asbestos fibers are disturbed, the mineral can become deadly. Asbestos recycling can convert the material into a harmless glass, but it is not common today. Keep in mind, this type of asbestos removal and repurposing should be left to professionals.