Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties

Main Office (Monroe County)
901 Illinois Avenue
PO Box 117
Waterloo, IL 62298
Phone: 618-939-3434
FAX: 618-939-7708
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Madison County)
1 Regency Plaza
Suite 200
Collinsville, IL 62234
Phone: 618-344-4230
FAX: 618-344-5602
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm - Closed 12 Noon to 1:00

EFNEP Training Center
1269 North 89th Street
Suite 3
East St. Louis, IL 62203
Phone: 618-397-4973
FAX: 618-397-8823
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

East St. Louis Library Office
5300 State St.
East St. Louis, IL 62203

Scott Air Force Base Youth Center
4691 Patriots Drive
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225
Phone: 618-256-4991
Hours: This office is only for Military 4-H Youth Programming

News Release

Community Garden Workshops are Offered

University of Illinois Extension is offering a series of Community Garden workshops to help those who are just beginning a community garden, those who have an established garden and anyone else interested. The series of workshops will provide resources and hands-on activities to help your community garden grow. Beginning and experienced gardeners are welcome at The ABC’s of Community Garden Workshops. Dates are topics will be:

April 29           Warm Season Vegetables and Composting

May 20            Tour of Local Gardens

The workshops will be held on Saturdays at the University of Illinois Extension office located at 1 Regency Plaza Drive, Collinsville, IL. Cost for each session is $10 per person and the sessions will be from 9:00 a.m. – noon. For more information, please call (618) 344-4230 or visit our website:

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to attend this event, please call (618) 344-4230.

Local Contact: Sarah Ruth, Program Coordinator, Horticulture and Natural Resources,