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

Coles County Office
Photo of Charleston Office
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 Office
Photo of Toledo Office
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 Office
Photo of Arthur Office
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 Office
Photo of Shelbyville Office
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.

Find Us

Coles/Cumberland/Douglas/Moultrie/Shelby Unit (Main Office)


Directions to Office:

From I-57, take the Rt 16 exit east to Charleston–about 8 miles. Once you arrive on the outskirts of Charleston continue east until the third stoplight (landmarks - County Market & First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust). Turn left (north) onto E Street. At the third stop sign, turn left (west) and continue about 1/2 mile to the Northwest Business Park on the right (north). Turn into the main entrance and continue to the north building. U of I Extension is located at the east end of the building.

Directions to 4-H Extension Center:

Located at the Coles County Fairgrounds. From I-57, take the Rt 16 exit east to Charleston–about 8 miles. Once you arrive on the outskirts of Charleston continue east until the third stoplight (landmarks - County Market & First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust). Turn left (north) onto E Street. At the second stop sign, you will be at the corner of the fairgrounds. Continue north to the entrance, and turn to your left. The 4-H Extension Center will be straight ahead and is well marked.


Moultrie-Douglas County Office


Travel to Arthur, IL either via US Route 36 or IL Route 133. Enter Arthur from either direction on Vine Street. Turn right (entering from US Route 36) or left (entering from IL Route 133) on Progress Street. Travel one block and turn left on Walnut Street. The Extension office is the first building on the left.

Shelby County Office


The University of Illinois Extension Office in Shelby County is located in Shelbyville at 1125 W. N. Second Street. It is two blocks north of the junction of Illinois Route 16 and Illinois Route 128 at the corner of Cedar St. (IL Rt. 128) and Second Street. The building is shared with the Illinois Secretary of State's Shelby County Office and entry is from Second St.

Cumberland County Office


The Toledo office is located at 102 S. Meridian in downtown Toledo.

  • Coming to Toledo from the east or west, use Interstate 70 to the Greenup exit. Take IL Rte 130 south (less than 1/4 mile) to Cumberland St. (4-way stop). Proceed west through Greenup to IL Rte 121. Follow IL Rte 121 five miles to Toledo. Turn right at the courthouse square and follow the road around the courthouse to South Meridian Street. Turn right and the office will be on your left.


Coles/Cumberland/Douglas/Moultrie/Shelby Unit