About

WELCOME TO C.E.F.S. ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY CORPORATION

C.E.F.S. is a not for profit Community Action Agency incorporated in 1965 to help people achieve their full individual and economic potential.  C.E.F.S. serves the Illinois counties of Christian, Clay, Effingham, Fayette, Montgomery, Moultrie, and Shelby.

We develop, implement, and evaluate social service programs to assist economically and socially disadvantaged people in their quest for greater self-sufficiency.  Our programs are as diverse as the needs of the people in the communities we serve.

Community action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.  We care about the entire community, and are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

C.E.F.S. Mission Statement:  Provide opportunities for people through education and support to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency.

C.E.F.S. Outreach offices are located in all counties we serve and the main Administrative office is located in Effingham IL.

Contact Us

C.E.F.S. ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY CORPORATION

1805 South Banker Street

Effingham IL  62401

Phone:  217.342.2193

FAX:       217.342.4701

Email:    cefs@cefseoc.org

For hearing impaired:

Toll free 1-800-526-0844 or TTY 7-1-1.

Translation services available.

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation

1805 South Banker Street     PO Box 928

Effingham IL 62401