Clients & Families Resources

First Step Act, S. 756 FAQ

Southern District of Illinois Resource Guide

Detention Facilities

BOP National Program Catalog

Pretrial Detention (Local Jails)


Domestic Violence

Hotline - 618-235-0892 or 800-924-0096 (toll-free number)

Domestic Abuse - 877 863-6338 

Domestic Violence Services


Hotline - 1-800-426-2537


Hotline - 800-811-4760 (toll-free number) or 314-647-HELP (4357)

HAMILTON CO. (618) 643-4025 Jefferson Co. Comprehensive Services
JACKSON CO. (800) 345-9049 So. IL Reg. Social Services - Youth Crisis Services
JEFFERSON CO. (618) 242-1512 Jefferson Co. Comprehensive Services
MADISON CO. (618) 877-0316 Chestnut Health Systems - Crisis Intervention or (618) 465-4388 - Community Counseling Center Crisis Line
PERRY CO. (800) 345-9049 So. IL Reg. Social Services - Youth Crisis Services
UNION CO. (618) 833-8551 Counseling Service Crisis Program

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Crisis - 618-397-0975

Call For Help website

Food Assistance

Food Pantries of Illinois

Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous - (800) 307-6600

Find A.A. resources near you.

Southern Illinois AA Resources

Narcotics Anonymous 24 Hour Helpline 314-830-3232, (800) 591-6474

St. Louis Area Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous World Services

Greater St. Louis Area Meetings

Show Me Region of Narcotics Anonymous

Across the Rivers Area of NA.

Clothing and Other Assistance

Shelters and Services

Educational Programs

Frequently asked Questions


Express Employment Professionals - 618-288-8011 - 618-655-1212

Illinois Office of Employment Security - 618-271-7750
601 James R. Thompson Blvd., East St. Louis, IL 62201

Madison County Employment & Training - 618-296-4306, 618-304-6551
101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL 62095

 National Employment Law Network

Companies that have taken the "Fair Chance" pledge (indicating a commitment to hiring ex-offenders)

 National HIRE Network
Helping Individuals with criminal records Reenter through Employment.