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Community Organizations

  • Community Organizations

    An alphabetical list of community organizations.
      4-H
    For more information about 4-H in Jersey County, contact Judy Benz at the Jersey County Extension office at 618-498-2913.
      ALZHEIMER SUPPORT GROUPS
      AM-VETS
    AM-VETS stands for Assistance to American Veterans.  Contact Nelson B. Miller, 618-498-7985, for more information.
      AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (AAUW)
    AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.  The above link is for Illinois.
      AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
    Your local American Cancer Society office is your source for the most relevant information to help guide you.
      AMERICAN LEGION CLUB ASSN #492
    Commander:  James R. Allen; Adjutant: Pamela L Poppek  Phone: 618-498-5757 
      AREA AGENCY ON AGING FOR LINCOLNLAND
    The Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland is the area-wide entry point to the aging network, dedicated to helping older adults maintain dignity, health, and independent living in their own homes for as long as possible. We offer many programs and services to increase the quality of life for persons 60 years and over and to support informal family caregivers. In addition, we can provide information about a wide range of services and resources for older adults and family caregivers.
    BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA/Lewis & Clark Council
    325 W. Main St., Belleville, IL 62220  Contact: 618.234.9111
      CITY OF JERSEYVILLE
      DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION/Dr. Silas Hamilton Chapter
      DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS)
    108 S. State St., Jerseyville  Ph: 618.498.9561  TDD: 618.498.3028
      DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES & CONSERVATION
    NRCS provides farmers, ranchers and forest managers with free technical assistance, or advice, for their land. Common technical assistance includes: resource assessment, practice design and resource monitoring.
      EAGLES LODGE
    The nearest Aerie is 424 E. Broadway, Alton, IL  Contact:  618.462.3915 
     GED/REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION (ROE)
    For more information, call 618.498.5541.
      GIRL SCOUTS/Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois(GSSI)
    Call 800.345.6858 for more information.
      GREATER ALTON CONCERT ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
    GACAF has provided everyone in the area the opportunity to embrace and embellish their cultural life, in the realm of music, dance and theater.
      HOME AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION
    The Illinois Association for Home and Community Education enhances the lives of individuals and families through quality educational programs and experiences encouraging responsible leadership and service to the community.
      ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
    Region IV Office - West Central Illinois.  For all inquiries, please contact:
    Pere Marquette State Park at 618-786-3323​
      ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT ON AGING
    The Illinois Department on Aging helps older adults live independently in their own homes and communities.
      ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY
    The Illinois State Library provides leadership in information access and supports essential and collaborative library and literacy services.
      ILLINOIS VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) was established in 1966 in order to provide a better focus of all available private, local, state and federal resources toward helping low-income and other disadvantaged individuals and families to obtain the skills, knowledge, motivation and opportunities to become more self-sufficient.
      IMPACT CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING
    IMPACT CIL promotes pride and respect for people with disabilities by sharing the tools that are necessary to take control of one’s own life. IMPACT CIL advocates full community participation, with supports, of all citizens.
      JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
      JCH WELLNESS CENTER
    Located at 412 Maple Summit Road, the JCH Wellness Center is here to assist in keeping you healthy and well.
      JERSEY COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 100
      JERSEY COUNTY AGAINST DRUGS
    The Jersey County Drug Coaliton (JCAD) was developed in response to JCHD receiving a grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services.   Contact:  Rita M. Robertson, SAPP Grant Coordinator/JCAD Coalition Leader at 618.498.5527 or rita.robertson@jersey100.org
      JERSEY COUNTY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
    The Jersey County Business Association was created in July 2004.  As your local Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation, it is our distinct pleasure to work with all of our members, large and small; industrial, professional and retail; public, private and non-profit.
      JERSEY COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION
    For additional information on the Jersey County Fair, please call 618-498-5848 or 618-535-5142 or 618-535-0217.
      JERSEY COUNTY FARM BUREAU
    Daniel P. Schetter : President; Stephanie Knittel : Manager.  Phone: (618) 498-9576
     JERSEY COUNTY GOVERNMENT
    The County Officials of Jersey County are committed to providing the highest quality services in a fiscally responsible manner to promote the health, safety and general welfare of all Jersey County residents. Our guiding principles will be honesty and integrity, community service, fiscal responsibility, and respect for others.
      JERSEY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Jersey County Health Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life for Jersey County residents by reducing morbidity and mortality through the prevention and/or control of disease, provision of public and professional education, and coordination and/or provision of care.
      JERSEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
    The Jersey County Historical Society is a non-profit organization, located in beautiful southwestern Illinois, dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing historical artifacts, records and family genealogies from Jersey County’s rich past.  Its three-acre site includes the Cheney Mansion, Lone Star School, McAdams and Plummer log
    cabins and Union Forest Church, as well as a genealogy research center and a museum that includes a transportation room, seven domestic rooms, a brides' room, and a military room. The Flautt Addition of our museum houses many interesting artifacts and collections, including an extensive collection of Native American relics and a mammoth bone and tooth.
      JERSEY COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Office located at 505 Horn Dr, Jerseyville, IL 62052  Phone:  (618) 498-9516
      JERSEY COUNTY MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE
    Contact:  Rev. Don Stribling at the First Presbyterian Church  Phone:  (618) 498-5423
      JERSEY COUNTY SOIL & WATER (STATE OF IL)
    Contact:  Jeff Blackorby, Conservationist, 618-498-3712.  The SWID & NRCS personnel work closely together to provide technical assistance to private landowners and units of government in planning and installing conservation, conduct soil surveys, providesdemonstrations/presentations to a variety of audiences, including conservation days and career days.
      JERSEY COUNTY STREET MACHINE ASSOCIATION
    Dedicated to the restoration and care of all street machines and customs.  Contact:  (618) 407-6270
      JOB CENTER
    Located at 301 West Exchange Street.  Contact:  Carolyn Taviner, Career Specialist, 618-498-1778

      KIWANIS
    Meets at: Dj's Pub & Grill, 117 W. Prairie, Jerseyville, IL 62052. Meeting time/day: 12:00 PM 1st Thursday and 12:00 PM 3rd Thursday.

     KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
    Located at 307 North State Street, Jerseyville.  Contact:  618.498.5114
    L & C FAMILY HEALTH CLINIC

    Located at FO 1525, 5800 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL.  Contact:  618.468.6800 (phone available 24 hours/day)

    L & C DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC

    $28 flat fee includes all exams, X-rays and preventive services (cleaning, sealants, fluoride, etc.)

    Appointment days and times vary each semester, so interested patients are asked to call the clinic at (618) 468-4463 for more information or to schedule a screening appointment.

      LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL
    2015-2016 Club President: Dennis Ford.  Meetings:1st & 3rd Wednesday @ 12:00 PM at the Redbird Deli & Ice Cream Parlor, 109 South State St, Jerseyville
      MASONS, ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF ILLINOIS
    Lodge # 394
    located at 116 West Pearl Street, Jerseyville  Stated Meeting: 1st Monday (Dark Holidays & Sept)
      MOOSE LODGE
    None in Jerseyville; the closest is located at 526 E Delmar Ave, Godfrey, IL 62035 Contact: Phone: (618) 462-0950
      OASIS WOMENS CENTER
    Located at 108 South Arch Street, Jerseyville.  Contact:  618-498-9561
      ODD FELLOWS, INDEPENDENT ORDER OF
    Illinois - LAPM IOOF, 4291 Piasa Rd., Brighton, IL 62012-232.
      Contact:  Audrey Jones (618) 372-3532
      OMBUDSMAN
    Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living facilities.
      PAC (PANTHER ATHLETIC CLUB)
    Contact: Deanna Bridgewater by email:
    deanna.bridgewater@jersey100.org or phone: 618-498-5521 or mail:  c/o Jersey Community High School, 801 North State Street,
    Jerseyville, IL 62052
     PRAIRIE COUNCIL ON AGING
    Prairie Council on Aging is a multi-faceted agency whose purpose is to provide an array of services to persons sixty and over, with emphasis on those persons who have greatest social need or greatest economic need, to help them stay in their own homes, independently for as long as possible, safely.
      PROJECT READ
    Project READ matches trained community volunteers with interested learners.  Contact the Adult Education Office (618) 468-4141 for more information.
      REBEKAHS (RUBY REBEKAHS)
    The Rebekah’s are a Fraternal Order, as well as a Service Organization.

      RED CROSS/Southwestern Illinois Chapter Your local Southwestern Illinois Chapter was originally chartered in 1917 and has been providing American Red Cross services locally for over 95 years. The Chapter is located at 1639 Main Street, Alton, IL 62002.  The Southwestern Illinois Chapter serves residents in the counties of Madison (excluding Tri-Cities), Bond, Calhoun, Clay, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper and Jersey and Collinsville Township.

      REPUBLICAN WOMENS CLUB
    Madison County RWC Club President:  Amy Sholar
    Founded in 1938, the National Federation of Republican Women is a national grassroots political organization with thousands of active members in local clubs across the nation and in several U.S. territories, making it one of the largest and most influential women’s political organizations in the country.
      RIVERBEND HUMANE SOCIETY ANIMAL SHELTER
    Founded in 2005, The Riverbend Humane Society is a non-profit organization that operates The Riverbend Animal Shelter, just south of Jerseyville, where a no-kill policy gives homeless animals a chance to live out their lives and find loving homes.
      ROTARY CLUB OF JERSEYVILLE
    The Jerseyville Rotary Club’s motto is ‘Service Above Self,’ and evidence that our club has lived this motto is visible in the city park we renovated, the local students that have benefited from our awards, and the international work we’ve done, especially the water project we sponsored in the Philippines.
      ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA, CHAPTER #00146
      SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE
    There is no local store in Jerseyville, but there is one in Granite City, IL and one in Florissant, MO.
      SALVATION ARMY FOOD PANTRY
    Located at
    403 E County Rd, Jerseyville, IL 62052  Contact:  Paula Baumgartner, manager, at 618-498-6669.   Store Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from noon - 4:00 p.m.
      SCHOLARSHIPS, LOCAL
    Anna M. Guilander Educational Scholarship -- contact FirstBank at 618.498.2151
    Calvin Whitlock and Edith Catt -- contact Jersey State Bank at 618.498.6466
    Grimes Fund, Cornwell, and Whilena Little -- contact Marilyn Rogers at the ROE

    618.498.5541
    Beaty Scholarship Program -- contact the First Presbytarian Church of Jerseyville at 618.498.5423
    JCHS Foundation Scholarships -- contact the Jersey Community High School Guidance Office at 618.498.5521
     SHAKESPEARE CLUB, 2ND EDITION, FRIENDS OF THE JERSEYVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Supports the Jerseyville PL's collection development and programming; conducts a semiannual book sale in April and October as well as the perpetual book sale that we have each day that we are open.  Main sorters are Wanda Ridenbark and Terry Wood.  Contact the Library at 618.498.9514 with any questions.
      SHRINERS OF NORTH AMERICA
    Closest location is The Moolah Shriners at
    12545 Fee Fee Road, St. Louis, MO 63146;  Phone (314) 878-6301.
      SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION CLUB
    Sons of The American Legion members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership.

      STATE OF ILLINOIS DHS JERSEY COUNTY FAMILY COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
    Located at 110 North Jefferson Street, Jerseyville, IL 62052  Contact information:  Phone: (618) 498-2105; TTY: (866) 900-0915; Fax: (618) 498-7344
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (except state holidays)
    Receives applications for Cash, SNAP, and Medical Assistance by fax, mail or in person.

      TIRED IRON ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULLING ASSOCIATION
    Antique tractor pulling
    enthusiasts can contact Laura Garrison by phone at 618.535. 2009 or by mail PO Box 282, Jerseyville, Illinois.

      TRI-COUNTY ANTIQUE CLUB
    The Tri-County Antique Club was formed to promote the appreciation of agricultural history, through the restoration and preservation of antique, vintage and classic automobiles, gasoline and oil engines, gas and steam tractors, farm machinery and other equipment of historical value, and making these available for public viewing.  Contact:  Rita Robertson 535-0107
      WELLSPRING OF JERSEYVILLE, IL
    Provides 24-hour crisis services, individual and family counseling, psychiatric and medical services
    , wellness and recovery services, and substance abuse services.  Located at 221 East County Road, Jerseyville, IL 62052, (618) 639-2010.  If you are at risk of harming yourself or others call: 618.639.2016!
      UNITED WAY OF GREATER ST LOUIS, INC
    United Way of Greater St. Louis serves 16 counties in Illinois and Missouri with a population of nearly 3 million people. We unite people of different backgrounds and interests in an effort to strengthen health and human services in Missouri and Illinois.  The Southwest Illinois Division covers Jersey County; its offices are located at 707 Berkshire Blvd., Suite 270, East Alton, IL 62024.  Phone:  (618) 258-9800
      UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION
    University of Illinois Extension in the Christian-Jersey-Macoupin-Montgomery Unit is the link between University of Illinois Extension and YOU.  Jersey County Office:  201 W. Exchange St. Suite A, Jerseyville, IL.  Phone:  618-498-2913  Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm
      USDA, JERSEY COUNTY FARM SERVICE AGENCY
    USDA Service Centers are designed to be a single location where customers can access the services provided by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Rural Development agencies. Located at 604 E FRANKLIN,  JERSEYVILLE, IL 62052-2400.  Contacts:  Mitch Zipprich, County Executive Director,  and Chery Canavan, Farm Loan Manager at 618.498.6836.
      VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS (VFW)
    Post 4528 Jersey County Post, Quartermaster: Richard Cullen and Commander:  William Robeen.  Contact:  (618) 581-2190  Meetings:  6:00 PM 3rd Thursday of each month at 117 W Prairie St, Jerseyville, IL. 
      WEST CENTRAL CHILD CARE CONNECTION
    West Central Child Care Connection is a resource and referral agency dedicated to supporting children, families and the child care community by promoting options in accessibility, affordability and quality care.  Contact:  1-800-782-7318

  • Upcoming Events
    Teen SRC Jul 25, 2017 12:00 PM (US/Central) — JPL upstairs meeting room
    Movie Matinee for Adults Jul 25, 2017 01:00 PM (US/Central) — Jerseyville PL meeting room
    Summer Reading Club for Grown Ups Jul 26, 2017 07:00 PM (US/Central) — Jerseyville PL meeting room
    Summer Reading Club for Grown-Ups Jul 28, 2017 07:00 PM (US/Central) — Cheney Mansion/601 N. State St.
    Harry Potter Trivia Night Jul 29, 2017 06:00 PM (US/Central) — Father William Hembrow Center Cafeteria/Holy Ghost School