Housing

MCS Community Services (Morgan/Cass/Scott)

Type of service: Utility assistance

What they do: Weatherization, Energy Assistance

Who is eligible? Open to those who meet income or other program guidelines. See website for details.

Referral needed? No

Best way to access services: Call, walk-in, or visit www.abe.illinois.gov to apply for assistance.

Address: 345 West State St, Jacksonville
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Phone number: 217-243-9404

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Jubilee Habitat for Humanity​

Type of service: Housing

What they do: Assist families in owning their own homes

Who is eligible? People who meet income guidelines, pass a pre-application and application process, are able to pay back monthly on a low-interest loan, and able to do “sweat equity” to help build their home (no previous skills required!)

Referral needed? No

Best way to access services: Fill out pre-application online at https://www.jubileehabitat.com/apply.html

Address: P.O. Box 414, Jacksonville
Hours of operation:
Phone number: 217-371-4880
Email: emkleinlein@gmail.com

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Morgan County Housing Authority

Type of service: Housing

What they do: Rent low-income housing, provide vouchers and housing assistance

Who is eligible? People who meet income guidelines (varies based on program and number of people in the household)

Referral needed? No

Best way to access services: Walk in and fill out application. Then they will set up an appointment for you to come back in.

Address: 301 W. Beecher Ave, Jacksonville
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact person: (public housing) Ashley Elliott, Section 8 – Melissa Marsh, Tax Credit: Melissa Marsh
Phone number: 217-243-3338

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