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1-844-TRI-RIDE or 1-844-874-7433

Serving Jersey, Greene, and Calhoun Counties

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Important Updates

New items have been added on June 13, 2017

IVEDC upcoming senior center events

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Benld Senior Citizen Center Moves to a Temporary Location 

The Temporary location address is 314 E Central Ave, Benld IL, 62009. For more info click HERE

Invitation for Bid

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Invitation for Bid

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization requesting competitive bids to purchase one (1) 2017 Ford half ton full size truck (to include cruise control and air conditioning.) For specification or further...
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Benld Senior Center has moved to a Temporary Location

Benld Senior Center has moved to a temporary location, 314 E Central Ave Benld IL, 62009.  There will be only carry out or home delivered meals during the temporary move, if you have any questions do not hesitate to call 618-498-9521.
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Special Olympics

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation Rehabilitation Center competed in the Illinois Special Olympics on June 9, 10, and 11 2017 at Illinois State University. They had a wonderful time competing in the running long jump. games and even won some medals! Our...
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Medicare & Drug Plan Seminar

Bryan Padget from Illinois Department of Aging came and spoke to our seniors at Jerseyville Senior Center and Greene County Senior Center on Friday June 9, 2017. He explained to the senior how Medicare effects them and informed them on how and when to pick the best...
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Please join us in congratulating Ed Lubrant, IVEDC Treasurer and Board Member. Ed is retiring from the board later this summer after 32 years of active and continuous service! Well done Ed and Happy Retirement...
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Home Care Aide Honored

IVEDC Macoupin county home care aide, Casey Wiser, was honored at the annual Illinois Association of Community Care Program Homecare Providers awards luncheon yesterday. Casey received an Honorable Mention from the Mary I. Hill Homecare Aide of the Year program!...
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Learn more about LIHEAP

Learn more About how LIHEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program) can help you.
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Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation is organized as a charitable and educational organization that exists to serve the community, through programs to assist low-income, disabled, elderly, and individuals and families in need. IVEDC acts to receive, plan, coordinate, and administer Federal, State, local and private resources towards education, employment and training, housing, energy, food and nutrition, developmental training, transportation, resource coordination, and other such related needs. IVEDC shall be a catalyst and advocate for the interest of its clients in order to improve lives and enrich communities.

Tri-County Rural Transit: We DRIVE – YOU RIDE!

1-844-TRI-RIDE or 1-844-874-7433

Serving Jersey, Greene, and Calhoun Counties

Partially funded by a grant from AAAL, Older Americans Act, Illinois Department of Aging

TRI-COUNTY RURAL TRANSIT is public transportation and Medicaid approved provider for non-emergency transport for everyone.  It promotes economic development within our region, which is affordable, accessible and provides community and environmental well-being. Tri-County Rural Transit is a door-to-door, demand response and deviated route service.

Administrative Office

Phone: (217) 839-4431
Email: IVEDC@ilvalley-edc.org

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation
223 South Macoupin Street
P.O. Box 88
Gillespie, IL 62033-0088