Delivering Quality Human Services to the Residents and Units of Government in the Region


The Western Illinois Regional Council is an organization that provides technical assistance to local governments and elected officials facing complex community and economic development issues.

The Agency is the parent organization to the WIRC-Community Action Agency, further broadening the scope of assistance to include human services for income eligible residents in a four county area. In addition, the WIRC-CAA provides a comprehensive list of services to those experiencing domestic and sexual violence in their lives through its Victim Services Program.

Community Development

The WIRC is a regional planning agency providing services to the western Illinois counties of Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough and Warren.

Over the last 35 years, the WIRC has obtained millions of dollars in community development funds for projects including water and sewer system improvements, housing rehabilitation and economic development improvements.

2016 CEDS Final Draft

WIRC Board Meeting Minutes

Community Action Agency

The WIRC-CAA provides vital community action programs designed to offer direct services to income eligible residents in Hancock, Henderson, McDonough and Warren counties.

WIRC-CAA Scholarship Applications 2017

WIRC-CAA Victim Services

The WIRC-CAA Victim Services Program provides free and confidential services in a safe environment for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Hancock, Henderson, McDonough and Warren counties. The Departmentís trained staff are ready to provide emergency services, advocacy, counseling, professional training and public education.

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