The Deloris Evans House, named for one of our founders, is our original shelter. Donated by Holy Cross Catholic Church, it was transported to and renovated in its present Church Street location in the late 1980’s.
The Evans playroom is the home of our Early Head Start program, a collaboration with Champaign County Head Start and one of the first programs of its kind in the nation.
This 1880’s home originally belonged to distinguished University of Illinois entomologist Stephen Forbes and his wife Clara, a community activist, and was opened as a transitional housing site in 1996. This property was transported from the U of I campus and renovated at its present Church Street location. Courage Connection’s main office is located here.
The Unlimited Possibilities Services Center is fondly known as UPS House. United Parcel Service (UPS) was a major contributor to this build. The house was completed in 2006 with contributions of funds and volunteer hours from many local individuals, churches, and businesses.
Domestic Violence Services
Formerly A Woman’s Place, our Urbana shelter was originally a single-family home. Through the generosity of our community, this house was renovated and an additional wing was added, allowing the agency to provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, and outreach services in one location.