Heartland Human Services

The information and assistance Program assists in directing clients to a variety of services based on client’s needs and concerns. The Information and Assistance Specialist offers assistance in filling out applications for programs such as; Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, Benefit Access, Medicaid, SNAP, Extra Help, and more. The I & A specialist also assists with legal aid, provided by Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance. Legal Aide is a service provided once a month in Effingham County to help individuals create Power of Attorney and General Wills. There is no fee for any of the services but donations are appreciated. For more information or to make an appointment, call (217) 347-7179 ext. 1038.

Open Hours

Mon                       8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tues                       8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wed                       8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thu                        8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fri                          8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sat                         Closed

Sun                        Closed


Contact Information

Address          1200 N. 4th St. (P.O. Box 1047)
                        Effingham, IL 62401

Phone             (217) 347-7179 Ext 1038

Fax                   (217) 342-6716

Website           https://www.heartlandhs.org