Christian County Community Resources

Serving the cities of Assumption, Pana and Taylorville, Illinois

Christian County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA)

Education Opportunities

Five of the nine classes listed below are provided free of charge. If there is a certification card attached to the class, a fee is collected through the certifying agency. (Ex. American Red Cross).

Generally, all that is needed for a off site class presentation is a location that can seat a 20-30 person audience, and a projection screen.

To schedule a class, simply contact the CCEMA office phone at 820-0912.
Several helpful reference websites are included.

CPR for the Adult, Child and Infant$20.00/Student
Basic First Aid$20.00/Student
First Aid for the Professional Rescuer$20.00/Student
First Responder$40.00/Student
Basic National Incident Management System (NIMS) Compliance$20.00/Student
Hazardous Materials Awareness$100.00/Class
Severe Weather Outreach-“Are you prepared, and what happens locally?”Free of Charge
Basic Severe Weather SpottingFree of Charge
Disaster Exercise AssistanceFree of Charge

DHS Family Community Resource Center in Christian County

Family Community Resource Center
1100 N Cheney St Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: (217) 824-3389
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (except state holidays)

Receives applications for Cash, SNAP, and Medical Assistance by fax, mail or in person.

Taylorville Food Pantry

A volunteer operated food pantry providing nutritious food assistance with a compassionate heart.

Available monthly to residents in the Taylorville Area.


1429 E Main Cross
Taylorville, Illinois 62568


Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Thursday: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM


Dial 2-1-1 for FREE, confidential, 24-hour information & referral assistance for:

Housing • Shelter • Food • Legal Aid • Clothing • Education • Counseling • Utility Assistance • Health Care • Transportation • Volunteer Opportunities • Employment Programs • Disaster Response

To access the directory online:
Illinois 2-1-1

Christian County Public Libraries

Assumption Public Library District
205 North Oak Street
Assumption, IL 62510
Assumption Public Library District

Carnegie-Schuyler Library
303 East Second Street
Pana, IL 62557
Carnegie-Schuyler Library

Kitchell Memorial Library
300 South East 5Th Street
Morrisonville, IL 62546
Kitchell Memorial Library

Stonington Township Public Library
500 East North Street
Stonington, IL 62567
Stonington Township Public Library

Taylorville Public Library
121 West Vine Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Taylorville Public Library