We Need Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for our pre-build at the build site, 6th St/College St, from 8AM to 5PM.
June 18th. We will provide lunch!


Our Mission

To provide Central Illinois veterans with the tools and support systems
to enable them to move forward to obtain permanent home.

Our Vision

Provide veterans with holistic services designed to eliminate barriers in obtaining permanent sustainable housing. The CIVC will partner with the VA, civic organizations, human service agencies, the Board of Health and community colleges to ensure each veteran has access to services. The inclusive services offered are, but not limited to, mental health counseling, dental, workplace & financial skills, life coaching, and housing programs.

Services Offered

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Workplace Skills/Training

  • Accredited College Courses

  • Financial and Life Coaching

  • Housing Assistance Programs

  • Skilled Trade Schools

Who We Serve

Honorable and General Discharged Veterans

How to get Involved

We can accept monetary donations via PayPal, see our donation button at top of page.

You may also mail a donation to:

Central Illinois Veterans Commission

120 S McLean St

Lincoln, Il. 62656

Drop off a check at:

Heartland Bank and Trust

508 Broadway St

Lincoln, Il. 62656



Would you like to nominate a veteran for a tiny home?

Nominate a Veteran

The pictured small homes represents our goal to provide sustainable housing for our veterans across Central Illinois. These small homes represent a smaller footprint, more ecofriendly and far less expensive to maintain.

Partnering Agencies

  • SIU School of Medicine

  • SALVATION ARMY

  • LOGAN COUNTY DEPT OF HEALTH

  • ALMH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

  • LINCOLN PARK DISTRICT

  • LOGAN COUNTY VETERANS ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

  • Peoria Vet-Center

  • Community Action