About Courage Connection

Courage Connection | Safety. Support. Success.

A family’s immediate safety is intimately connected to their long-term success.
A community’s stability is threatened when any family is in danger.
At Courage Connection, we get the connection.


Our mission: to provide a continuum of services so that individuals and families can achieve safety, stability, and self-sufficiency.


What we do:

Courage Connection provides housing and supportive services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness or who are victims of domestic violence. We believe in the right of every person to safety and the potential of every person for success.

Services provided, Fiscal Year 2015 (7.1.14 – 6.30.15)

• 616 unduplicated clients served
• 183 children served
• 347 clients received shelter
• 121 Orders of Protection filed
• 233 clients received Domestic Violence counseling
• 823 hotline calls answered

Our 2014 Annual Report is now available.


How we are funded:

We receive funding from a variety of state, federal and local government agencies addressing the needs of the homeless and victims of domestic violence. We are a proud Champaign County United Way Community Partner Agency. We also have strong local support from individuals, businesses, religious institutions, and civic organizations who believe in our mission and in our clients. Private donations from these sources account for around 10%-15% of our funding.

Courage Connection is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Donations to Courage Connection are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Our FEIN is 37-1346397.


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