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University of Illinois Extension serving Champaign, Ford, Iroquois and Vermilion Counties

Main Office (Champaign County)
801 North Country Fair Drive
Suite D
Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-333-7672
FAX: 217-333-7683
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 11:30 - 12:30pm)

INEP Office
201 W. Kenyon Road
Suite 3
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-353-0740
FAX: 217-351-2019

Extension Creative Community Commons (EC3)
201 W. Kenyon Road
Suite 02
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-300-3101
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm After hours programs call (217) 531-1211

Branch Office (Iroquois County)
916 W Seminary Ave
P.O. Box 163
Onarga, IL 60955-0163
Phone: 815-268-4051
FAX: 815-268-4058
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Vermilion County)
3164 North Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: 217-442-8615
FAX: 217-442-8628
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12-1pm)

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Thank you for visiting our website! University of Illinois Extension Champaign/Ford/Iroquois/Vermilion Unit is the link between University of Illinois and all of our friends and neighbors in east central Illinois. Our offices offer practical, research-based information to improve lives and communities through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work. Please contact us at 217-333-7672, 815-268-4051 or 217-442-8615 with questions or to learn more. Check back often, add our site to your favorites and don't forget to "like" us on Facebook.

Find the HEART of 4-H

2015 North Central Region 4-H Volunteer e-Forum

Get energized as you network with volunteers, county-based staff and state
specialists from the 12 states in the North Central Region!

Leave with new ideas you
can use to infuse heart into your 4-H programs!

Register HERE!

Questions? Contact Alvarez Dixon, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Metro at

Items of Interest

Join Family Life expert Chelsey Byers Gerstenecker at programs this fall:

Explore Your Future is a one-day program consisting of four facilitated, interactive sessions that help individuals who are 55+ envision the next phase of their lives, including pursuing civic involvement, lifelong learning and encore careers. Find out more.

Stories from Your Past, A Legacy for the Future will help you understand the history of storytelling and explore ways to preserve individual and family stories for future generations. Find out more.

As you think about financial concerns for retirement, you should also think about the transition process from work to retirement dealing with lifestyle and relationship challenges and opportunities. At Retirement Realities: Adjust or Bust!, ideas will be offered to encourage a personal retirement plan. Find out more.

Intentional Harmony: Managing Work and Life is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are employed and struggle to create harmony between work and their personal life. The overall goal is to increase knowledge of the causes of stress, reduce the experience of it, and increase the use of adaptive management strategies. Find out more.

Questions? Contact Chelsey Byers Gerstenecker, Extension Educator, Family Life at

Garden Tips

Stay up to date and informed throughout the year on gardening through Sandy's weekly Homeowners Column.

Questions? Contact Sandra Mason, Extension Educator, Horticulture at

Information and Resources for You

Horticulture 4-H Youth Development Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Family Life Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness

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