Big Brothers Big Sisters provides a system of ongoing evaluation and support which is proven by independent studies to help families by improving the odds that “Littles” will perform better in school and avoid violence and illegal activities, and have stronger relationships with their parents and others. In Illinois, the following agencies serve more than 9,000 annually.

Agency Information

Agency CEO/Executive Director

Counties Served

BBBS of Southern Kane & Kendall Counties

70 South River Street
Aurora, IL 60506-5178
(630) 844-9090

Ms. Stephanie Lilly

Southern Kane
Kendall

BBBS of Southwestern Illinois
2726 Frank Scott Parkway West
Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 398-3162

Ms. Barbara Cempura

Clinton
St. Clair
Madison
Monroe
Bond
Jersey
Greene
Washington
Randolf
Calhoun

Mid-Illinois BBBS

825 18th Street
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348-8741

Ms. Toqualee Lawrence

Coles
Douglas
Edgar
Moultrie
Shelby
Cumberland
Fayette
Effingham
Jasper
Crawford

BBBS of Jackson & Perry Counties
604 E. College
Carbondale, IL  62901
(618) 457-6703

Ms. Ramona Girtman

Jackson
Perry

BBBS of Vermilion County

100 N. Franklin, Suite B
Danville, IL 61832

(217) 446-6601

Ms. Rose Henton

Vermilion

BBBS of Central Illinois
310 W. William Street
Decatur, IL 62522

(217) 428-4240

Ms. Jeanne Stahlheber

Macon
McLean
Champaign
DeWitt
Piatt
Ford
Livingston

BBBS of DeKalb County
14 Health Services Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 758-8616

Ms. Courtney Dennison

DeKalb

BBBS of West Central Illinois
220 East Morgan
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 243-3821

Ms. Cindy Denby

Morgan,
Schuyler
Brown
Adams
Cass
Pike
Scott

BBBS of Will & Grundy Counties
417 West Taylor St.,
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 723-2227

Ms. Lisa Morel Las

Will
Grundy
Kankakee
Iroquois

BBBS of McHenry County
4318-B W. Crystal Lake Road
McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-3855

Mr. Joshua Baker

McHenry

BBBS of Richland County
801 S.W. Suite 117
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 392-3863

Mrs. Dana Baker

Richland
Lawrence
Wayne

Hamilton

White
Saline

Gallatin
Edwards
Wabash

Heart of Illinois BBBS
3618 N Sterling Ave.
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 637-1771

Mr. Jeffrey Parmenter

Fulton
Peoria
Knox
Stark

Marshall
Woodford
Tazewell

BBBS of Rock River Valley  
200 Y Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61107-3019
(815) 489-1131

Ms. Lisa Ramsby

Winnebago
Boone

BBBS of The Illinois Capital Region
928 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62704-2725
(217) 753-1216

Mr. Chris Hembrough

Sangamon
Christian
Mason

Logan

Menard
Montgomery
Macoupin

BBBS of Metropolitan Chicago
560 W. Lake Street, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 207-5600

Mr. Art Mollenhauer

Cook
DuPage
Lake (Illinois)
Lake (Indiana)

BBBS of Northwest Illinois
421 West Exchange Street, #103G
Freeport, IL 61032-4866
(815) 599-7310

Ms. Beth Johnson

Jo Daviess
Stephenson

BBBS of Vigo County
Terre Haute, Indiana
(812) 234-0709

Ms. Betty James

Clark

BBBS of The Mississippi Valley
Davenport, Iowa
(offices in Rock Falls and Macomb in Illinois)
(563) 323-8006

Mr. Jay Justin

Carroll
Ogle
Whiteside
Lee
McDonough

Warren
Henderson

LaSalle
Mercer

Rock Island
Henry
Bureau
Putnam

BBBS of The Great River Area
Keokuk, IA
(319) 526-3944

Ms. Cynthia Bergman

Hancock


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