Effingham, IL – (Effingham Radio) – Community Area Service Providers met on Tuesday, June 5 in the University of Illinois Extension Office Basement Meeting Room.
31 attendees from various nonprofits and service organizations throughout East Central Illinois shared updates during this professional networking opportunity.
Susan Wilson, Literacy Coordinator for CEFS and President of CASP, welcomed attendees and then introduced Megan Rewers, Director of Crisis Nursery.
Crisis Nursery assists families with children ages birth to six.
Crisis Nursery exists to provide a safe place for children to be while their families become stabilized.
The organization is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Funded entirely by donations, Crisis Nursery proves one to one therapeutic are for children and their families.
Since it’s opening on March 10, 2017, Crisis Nursery has given 1200 hours of care to 200 unduplicated children.
To bring this level of care to the Effingham area has meant that Crisis Nursery has had to double its staff and volunteers in just one year!
Those interested in learning more can follow Crisis Nursery on their website www.crisisnurseryofeffingham.com or through their Facebook page at Crisis Nursery of Effingham County.
The next meeting of CASP is set for Noon on Tuesday, August 7 with guest organization, Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness.