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University of Illinois Extension serving Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Moultrie and Shelby Counties

Coles County
707 Windsor Road, Suite A
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: 217-345-7034
FAX: 217-348-7940
Email: uie-ccdms@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Cumberland County
102 S. Meridian
P.O. Box 218
Toledo, IL 62468
Phone: 217-849-3931
FAX: 217-849-2411
Hours: Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm). Closed Friday

Douglas County
122 S Walnut St
Arthur, IL 61911
Phone: 217-543-3755
FAX: 217-543-3757
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Shelby County
1125 W N 2nd St
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Phone: 217-774-9546
FAX: 217-774-9549
Hours: Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm); Friday - 8 to 10:40 a.m.

HCE - Home and Community Education

HCE - Home and Community Education

Aim for the Homemaker

To have every home
Economically sound,
Mechanically convenient,
Physically healthful,
Morally wholesome,
Mentally stimulating,
Artistically satisfying,
Socially responsible,
Spiritually inspiring,
Founded upon mutual
Affection and respect.

-- Juliet Lita Bane

Miss Bane was the Illinois State Extension leader when she wrote this“Aim”in 1918.

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ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION FOR HOME AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION OBJECTIVES:

To bind together the county Home and Community Education Associations of the State.To supplement the work of the University of Illinois Extension in Home Economics and Family Development.To promote the well-being of the individual and the family.To bring about a better understanding of the relationship of the home, community,state and nation. To speak for and to further the interests of families and communities.