Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Livingston, McLean and Woodford Counties

McLean County
1615 Commerce Parkway
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)

Livingston County
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)

McLean County
UNITY Community Center
632 Orlando Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4041
FAX: 309-663-8270
Hours: Monday - Friday 11am to 7:00 pm

Woodford County
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)

Money Mentors

Money Mentors

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What is the Money Mentor program?

Sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension, the Money Mentor program is a network of trained volunteers who work one-on-one with individuals who request help with personal money management.

Money Mentor volunteers build financial capacity in our local communities by providing financial education and coaching to individuals. In addition to mentoring, individuals work to increase financial capacity in local communities by providing community outreach through displays, community talks, or other outreach 

How can a Money Mentor help me?

Money Mentors are available to assis individuals with personal finance strategies, including:

  • Budgeting
  • Establishing Financial Goals
  • Building Savings
  • Managing Credit
  • Organizing Finances

Is there a cost to meet with a Money Mentor?

There is no cost to meet one-on-one with a Money Mentor. To be paired with a Money Mentor please fill out the Mentee Participant Enrollment Form located on the right-hand side of the screen. If you have questions or would like to learn more contact the Extension office at 309-663-8306.

If you would like to be paired with a mentor, fill out the Money Mentor participant application form

How do I become a Money Mentor?

You do not need to be a financial professional to be a mentor-we'll train you! Mentors receive approxametly 30 hours of instruction during a 6 week training class. training includes face to face classes as well as "homework". People who are well organized, good communitcators, and an ability to work independently are encouraged to apply. If you would like to volunteer with this program fill out the Money Mentor application form for the county you wish to take training in, Livingston, McLean, or Woodford.    If you have questions or would like to learn more contact the Extension office at (309) 663-8306

For more information e-mail uie-mm-unit12@illinois.edu