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.***

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

RPC’s Food Distribution Days Help Ease the Burden on Many Families in the Community

The RPC’s Early Childhood Education Program is doing all it can for its families during the COVID-19 crisis. The program held Food Distribution Days on April 7 and April 14, making sure families with children involved with the program had food and supplies to help get them through these difficult times.

RPC’s Food Distribution Days Help Ease the Burden on Many Families in the Community

Emergency Lodging Fund Helping Champaign County Meet the Needs of Homeless Population During COVID-19 Pandemic

Funding to expand the season end date of seasonal emergency shelters for homeless individuals in the community.

Emergency Lodging Fund Helping Champaign County Meet the Needs of Homeless Population During COVID-19 Pandemic

First Wave of Funds Distributed from Champaign County COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Champaign County COVID-19 Relief Fund has granted $20,000 to local groups to provide housing assistance. This first wave of funds will help people who have lost wages or employment due to the Coronavirus pandemic stay in their homes.

First Wave of Funds Distributed from Champaign County COVID-19 Relief Fund

New Workforce Development Program Manager Sees Great Economic Potential for East Central Illinois

Cassandra Brown brings over 15 years of experience to the RPC as she leads the Workforce Development program based in Champaign County.

New Workforce Development Program Manager Sees Great Economic Potential for East Central Illinois