Housing

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 and Diane Chaudion, Section 8 – Luke Watt, Tax Credit – Luke Watt, Social Service Coordinator – Leslie Gregory

 

Phone number: 217-243-3338

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MCS Community Services (Morgan/Cass/Scott)

Type of service: Financial Aid
What they do: Scholarships available for post-secondary educational or vocational programs during the Spring.
Who is eligible? Open to those who meet income or other program guidelines. Resident of Morgan, Cass, or Scott county. Post-secondary program must be in Illinois. See website for details.
Referral needed? No
Best way to access services: Call or walk in

Address: 345 West State St, Jacksonville
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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, can 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: 217-602-0162

email: emkleinlein@gmail.com or jubileehabitatforhumanity@gmail.com
Website: https://www.jubileehabitat.com/
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Community Resource Navigator

Type of service: Support Services
What they do: Help match need with resource

Who is eligible? Anyone.

Referral needed? No
Best way to access services: Walk-in or call

Address: 200 W Douglas Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650 (Jacksonville Police Department)

Phone: 217-479-4630

Contact Person: Alan Bradish

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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