Founded:
1972
Contact Title:
Executive Director
Contact Name:
Lynn Niewohner
Address:
639 York Street
Quincy, IL 62301
Phone Number:
(217) 223-7904
Fax Number:
(217) 222-1220
Email:
info@wciagingnetwork.org
Website:
www.wciagingnetwork.org
Opportunities:
Direct Donation, Donor Restricted Donation, Community Foundation of the Quincy Area, Cash, Wills, Appreciated Securities, Bonds, Memorials, In-kind, and Volunteer Time.

Communities:
Quincy, IL
Categories:
Children and Family Services, Health Care

West Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging

Mission:
West Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging is a not-for-profit organization that covers six counties in West Central Illinois. Our mission is to promptly and responsively offer and promote a variety of services that enhance the lives and respond to the needs of Senior Citizens, their families and those concerned about their well-being in a caring, professional and confidential manner.
History:
Formed in 1972 as a senior citizens planning council, and in 1974 was designated as the first Area Agency on Aging in the State of Illinois!
Highlights:
West Central Area Agency on Aging is the regional planning, coordinating and funding agency for senior citizens social services in Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Hancock, Pike, and Schuyler counties. Our job is to ensure that senior citizens have the support and care available to remain in their own homes as long as safely possible. Area Agency’s array of individual programs include: The Area Agency on Aging provides and/or networks with community organizations to provide different services: transportation, legal services, elder abuse services, prescription assistance program, emergency support, respite, case management, nutrition (meals on wheels, congregate, nutrition education and outreach) multi-purpose senior center, adult day care, ombudsman, health promotion and information and assistance. The role of the Area Agency is much more extensive then granting funds. As an advocate, we are constantly seeking out new and updated information on programs, services and legislative issues which may benefit or ultimately affect seniors.
Ways to Give:
Direct Donation - Donor Restricted Donation– the donor may specify to what program will receive his/her donation - Community Foundation of the Quincy Area – two perpetual funds.
Options:
Thoughtful planning of your current gifts, as well as your estate gifts, will help ensure care and support for senior citizens. Ways of giving include: Cash, Wills, Appreciated Securities, Bonds, Memorials, In-kind, and Volunteer Time.