Serves Coles, Douglas and Edgar counties

Area Director: Josh Benton

4217 DeWitt Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 235-0420
Fax: (217) 235-0425

Office Manager, Ebay Manager: Tammie Burns

Local Services

Proof of residency for every household member is required. Assistance hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Food Pantry: Assistance is based on family size and available per family every 30 days. 

Clothing Assistance: Every 90 days, 3 complete outfits can be chosen. 

Housewares Assistance:  Assistance is available every 180 days. 

Furniture Assistance: A referral letter is required, and items may be limited based on availability.  

MedAssist: Long-term prescription assistance for the under-insured/non-insured.  ***Appointment required. 

Blessed Baby: Assistance for new mothers with newborn children (0-3 months). 

Adaptive Equipment Loan Program: Various adaptive equipment available for loan. 

Boomerang Blessings Store Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Volunteer Opportunity

Assistance is always needed at our Boomerang Blessings Resale Store.  We accept large groups as well as individuals. 


Advisory Board Members

Lee Barrett, Kassandra Benton (President), Sally Dickerson, Cheryl Gambill, Patty Goldstein (Finance Officer), Nola Hagan (Vice-President), Zoraide Irizarry, Vickie Rauwolf, Phyllis Stone (Secretary), Christina Sunkel, & Father John Titus (Director).