Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

***The RPC will remain closed to the public until safeguards are fully implemented to protect the public and staff from any potential transmission of COVID-19. This closure includes our main office at the Brookens Administrative Center (1776 E. Washington Street in Urbana), which will have limited staffing. Individuals and families seeking to be enrolled in RPC programs will continue to be served through phone calls and online consultations, while signs will be posted at all RPC locations alerting members of the public that they are not open. Please reach out to your assigned case manager with any questions. Click here to visit our special COVID-19 resources page.***

Small Champaign County Community Develops State-of-the-Art System with Help from the RPC

Innovative project in Royal aims to revitalize the village’s infrastructure and attract new business to downtown area, setting a standard for other municipalities in the state.

Small Champaign County Community Develops State-of-the-Art System with Help from the RPC

RPC Welcomes Former College Teacher and Consultant as New Workforce Development Director

Dr. Justin Arnold will lead the Local Workforce Innovation Area 17 board as part of East Central Illinois workNet in Champaign, Douglas, Ford, Iroquois, and Piatt Counties.

RPC Welcomes Former College Teacher and Consultant as New Workforce Development Director

Champaign County Announces the LIHEAP Energy Assistance Program Starting on July 27

Households in need of energy assistance, especially those with disconnection notices, high past-due balances, and the general population that has been most likely affected by wage fluctuations due to COVID-19 are encouraged to apply.

Champaign County Announces the LIHEAP Energy Assistance Program Starting on July 27

Point-in-Time Count Looks at How Champaign County is Addressing Homelessness in 2020

Volunteers recruited by the Champaign County Continuum of Service Providers to the Homeless conducted the 2020 Point-in-Time count on Thursday, January 30.

Point-in-Time Count Looks at How Champaign County is Addressing Homelessness in 2020

RPC’s Early Childhood Education Program Honored with Award Named After Longtime Advocate for Vulnerable Children and Families

Award praises RPC for strengthening the drive for innovation and ingenuity in the work of Head Start/Early Head Start programs throughout the state.

RPC’s Early Childhood Education Program Honored with Award Named After Longtime Advocate for Vulnerable Children and Families

RPC Urges Utility Customers Impacted by COVID-19 to Apply for Bill Payment Assistance

RPC accepting applications for State of Illinois grant funding through June 30.

RPC Urges Utility Customers Impacted by COVID-19 to Apply for Bill Payment Assistance

RPC Locations to Remain Closed to the Public While Services and Programs Continue

Appointments for clients from various RPC programs will still be conducted over the phone and in virtual settings as part of Phase 3 of the State’s reopening guidelines.

RPC Locations to Remain Closed to the Public While Services and Programs Continue

RPC Helping Hundreds of Champaign County Households That Have Been Hit Hard Financially by the COVID-19 Crisis

Through new program, the RPC will serve as an advocate for low-income individuals and families in the community.

RPC Helping Hundreds of Champaign County Households That Have Been Hit Hard Financially by the COVID-19 Crisis

LIHEAP Season Extended for Champaign County Through June 30 in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Champaign County residents can make their appointments online and all appointments will take place over the phone.

LIHEAP Season Extended for Champaign County Through June 30 in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

New Online Resources Helping Connect East Central Illinois Businesses and Job Seekers

East Central Illinois workNet is making safety and convenience a priority for its customers in Champaign, Douglas, Ford, Iroquois, and Piatt Counties during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Online Resources Helping Connect East Central Illinois Businesses and Job Seekers