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University of Illinois Extension serving Livingston, McLean and Woodford Counties

Main Office (McLean County)
Photo of Bloomington Office
402 North Hershey Road
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: 309-663-8306
FAX: 309-663-8270
Email:uie-lmw@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 11:30-12:30 pm)

Branch Office (Livingston County)
Photo of Pontiac Office
1412 S Locust
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-1776
FAX: 815-842-6547
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (McLean County)
Photo of Normal Office
UNITY Community Center
632 Orlando Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4041
FAX: 309-663-8270
Hours: Monday - Friday 12 noon - 7 pm

Branch Office (Woodford County)
No Image 109 East Eureka Avenue
Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-3789
FAX: 309-467-6034
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Find Us

Livingston/McLean/Woodford Unit (Main Office)


From Southeast of Bloomington/Normal

  • Travel I-74 to Downs exit (exit 142). Ramp off and turn right at stop sign.
  • Travel through Downs to stop sign (Route 150).
  • Turn left on Rte 150 and travel about 2 miles to stop light (Towanda-Barnes Road)
  • Turn right onto T/B road and travel 2 miles north to stop light (Ireland Grove Road)
  • Turn left onto Ireland Grove Road and travel about 2 miles to stoplight (Hershey Road).
  • Turn Right on Hershey Road and go through 2 stoplights to stop sign (Washington St.) Continue north on Hershey and we are in the 3rd building on the left. (McLean County Farm Bureau Building).
  • Heartland Bank is across the street.

From Southwest of Bloomington/Normal

  • Travel I-55 to Veteran's Parkway (Bus 55 exit). Ramp off to the right onto Veteran's Parkway.
  • Travel along Veteran's Parkway and as you pass along the south edge of the city and eventually curve north. You will go through numerous stoplights.
  • At the Eastland Drive stoplight, turn right. You will have passed by State Farm Insurance and gone through the stoplight at Washington Street.
  • On Eastland Drive, go straight through the stop sign at Prospect Street to Hershey Road.
    Turn right at the stop light on Hershey Road and the Extension office will be in the third building on the right. We are located in the McLean County Farm Bureau Building.
  • Heartland Bank is across the street.

From Northeast of Bloomington/Normal

  • Take I-55 to the Veteran's Parkway (Bus. 55) exit (exit 167). Ramp off onto Veteran's.
  • Travel south on Veteran's through numerous stoplights.
  • At the Eastland Drive stoplight, turn left. You will have just passed by Eastland Mall and through the stoplight at Route 9 (Empire Street).
  • On Eastland Drive, go straight through the stop sign at Prospect Street to Hershey Road.
  • Turn right at the stop light on Hershey Road and the Extension office will be in the third building on the right. We are located in the McLean County Farm Bureau Building.
  • Heartland Bank is across the street.

From Northwest of Bloomington/Normal

  • Take I-74 onto I-55 North to Veteran's Parkway (Bus. 55) exit (exit 167). Ramp off onto Veteran's.
  • Travel south on Veteran's through numerous stoplights.
  • At the Eastland Drive stoplight, turn left. You will have just passed by Eastland Mall and through the stoplight at Route 9 (Empire Street).
  • On Eastland Drive, go straight through the stop sign at Prospect Street to Hershey Road.
  • Turn right at the stop light on Hershey Road and the Extension office will be in the third building on the right. We are located in the McLean County Farm Bureau Building.
  • Heartland Bank is across the street.

Woodford County Office


We are located 1 block east and 1 block south of the intersection of Rt. 117 and Rt. 24 in Eureka, IL. We are across the street from the hospital on the corner of E. Eureka Ave. and S. Major St. in the east half of the brick building that also houses the Harrod and Pioletti Law offices.

From I-74: Take the Goodfield exit onto Rt. 117 headed north. Continue on Rt. 117 to Eureka until you see both the Eureka Library and the Etcetera Shop, both of which are at the intersection of Rt. 117 and E. Eureka Ave. Turn right on Eureka Ave and our office will be on your left. Parking is available on the street or a city parking lot across from the hospital and behind our building.

From the north: Take Rt. 117 south toward Eureka until you arrive at the intersection of Rt. 117 and Rt. 24 (stoplight). Turn left on Rt. 24, then right at the first block (S. Major Street). Parking is available on the street or in a city parking lot across from the hospital and behind our building.

From Peoria (west): Take Rt. 24 east until you arrive in Eureka. One block after the stoplight, turn right on S. Major Street. Parking is available on the street or in a city parking lot across from the hospital and behind our building.

From the east: On I-39 take the El Paso exit. Go west on Rt. 24 to Eureka. Just after the hospital, one block before the stop light at the Rt. 24 and 117 intersection, turn left on S. Major Street. Parking is available on the street or in a city parking lot across from the hospital and behind our building.


UNITY Community Center



Livingston County Office


If on Interstate 55 either north or south, follow I-55 to the Illinois Route 116 exit (Exit 197).

Turn east on IL Rt. 116 toward Pontiac.

Follow IL Rt. 116 east to the stoplight intersection with Old U.S. Route 66 (McDonalds Restaurant is located at the southeast quadrant of this intersection). At this intersection you will continue straight through the intersection (to the east) and will come to a stop sign intersection at the railroad tracks. You will continue going east across the railroad tracks on Reynolds Street to the second 4-way stop sign intersection, which will be Mill Street.

At Mill Street turn right (south) and continue south on Mill street until you reach the first 4-way stop sign intersection (at Torrance Avenue).

Turn left (east) onto Torrance Avenue to the first street, which will be Locust Street (about 300 yards). Turn right (south) onto Locust Street about ½ block.

The Extension Office is on the left side (east) of the street.

(Watch for the small Extension sign at Torrance and Locust Street and the large sign at the office.)

The office address is 1412 South Locust Street in Pontiac.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE EAST

Follow IL RT. 116 into Pontiac from the east until you get to stoplight at Main Street (Daily Leader Office on the left), turn left onto Main Street and continue on Main Street for three blocks and turn right onto Water Street.

Go one block west on Water Street and then turn left onto Mill Street and cross the river bridge. Follow Mill Street south to the second 4-Way stop sign intersection, which will be at Torrance Avenue.

Turn left (east) onto Torrance Avenue to the first street, which will be Locust Street (about 300 yards). Turn right (south) onto Locust Street about ½ block.

The Extension Office is on the left side (east) of the street.

(Watch for the small Extension sign at Torrance and Locust Street and the large sign at the office.)

DIRECTIONS FROM THE WEST

Follow 116 east to the stoplight intersection with Old U.S. Route 66 (McDonalds Restaurant is located at the southeast quadrant of this intersection). At this intersection you will continue straight through the intersection (to the east) and will come to a stop sign intersection at the railroad tracks. You will continue going east across the railroad tracks on Reynolds Street to the second 4-way stop sign intersection, which will be Mill Street.

At Mill Street turn right (south) and continue south on Mill street until you reach the first 4-way stop sign intersection (at Torrance Avenue).

Turn left (east) onto Torrance Avenue to the first street, which will be Locust Street (about 300 yards). Turn right (south) onto Locust Street about ½ block.

The Extension Office is on the left side (east) of the street.

(Watch for the small Extension sign at Torrance and Locust Street and the large sign at the office.)

The office address is 1412 South Locust Street in Pontiac.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH ON ILLINOIS ROUTE 23

Follow IL Rt. 23 south to Pontiac. At the intersection of IL Rt. 23 with "Historic Route 66" (stop light intersection with a 4 lane divided highway) turn right and proceed south to the second stop light intersection (Reynolds street) and (McDonalds Restaurant is located at the southeast quadrant of this intersection). Turn left (east) at this intersection and you will come to a stop sign intersection at the railroad tracks. You will continue going east across the railroad tracks on Reynolds Street to the second 4-way stop sign intersection, which will be Mill Street.

At Mill Street turn right (south) and continue south on Mill street until you reach the first 4-way stop sign intersection (at Torrance Avenue).

Turn left (east) onto Torrance Avenue to the first street, which will be Locust Street (about 300 yards). Turn right (south) onto Locust Street about ½ block.

The Extension Office is on the left side (east) of the street.

(Watch for the small Extension sign at Torrance and Locust Street and the large sign at the office.)

The office address is 1412 South Locust Street in Pontiac.

DIRECTIONS FROM U.S. ROUTE 24

Follow U.S. Route 24 east or west until you get to Weston (small town east of Chenoa and west of Fairbury), turn north on the Pontiac/Colfax blacktop (county road 3360 East) and follow about 8 ½ miles into Pontiac. As you enter Pontiac, the main traffic flow turns left (west), turn left onto Torrance Avenue and then turn left (south) onto the first street which is Locust Street and follow about ½ block.

The Extension Office is on the left side (east) of the street.

(Watch for the small Extension sign at Torrance and Locust Street and the large sign at the office.)

The office address is 1412 South Locust Street in Pontiac.


Livingston/McLean/Woodford Unit