Youth Services in the Macomb Area

Before/After School Programs
323 W. Washington St. , Macomb, IL 61455 Contact:Phone: (309) 833-4161 Programs held at Lincoln School, Edison School and Macomb Junior High School provide students a safe structured place to be in the after school hours until 6 p.m. Opportunities include: computers, enrichment programs, recreational activities, homework assistance and transportation to and from various off-site recreational activities.


Big Brothers/Big Sisters of McDonough County
425 N Prairie, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Tim Hallinan, E.D.Phone: (309) 837-5437 E-mail: Provides carefully screened, caring adult mentors to children in McDonough County in need of an additional, positive adult role model. One to One matches are carefully selected on the basis of similar interests, needs of the child and special qualities in a volunteer that can help a child meet those needs.


Boy Scouts of America
4711 N Brady St, Davenport, IA Contact: Jeff ApplegatePhone: 563-388-7233 E-mail:
Web: The Boy Scouts of America provides an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness. The Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts serve over 300 youth in McDonough County and are looking for new members every day.


Child Advocacy Program
McDonough County States Attorneyšs Office, 1 Courthouse Square, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Sarah AbdullahPhone: (309) 837-2309 E-mail: The program was created to help relieve stress on families relating to the investigation and prosecution of child sexual abuse and serious physical abuse by utilizing a coordinated multi-disciplinary approach, reducing the number of interviews, holding case reviews, having a comprehensive case tracking system, and providing training for professionals in the field

Early Beginnings
130 South Lafayette, Suite 200, Macomb, IL 61455
Contact: Kate McGruder, Coordinator
Phone: (309)837-4821

Edison School
521 South Pearl, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Maureen HazellPhone: (309) 837-3993 School based programs for grades 4-6; after school programs for grades 4-6 sponsored by Macomb 21st Century Community Learning Center and Edison PTO until 6:00 p.m. each school day.


First Tee of Western Illinois University
The Harry Mussatto Golf Course, 1215 Tower Road, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Chris HempenPhone: (309) 298-3676 E-mail:
Web: The purpose of the First Tee program is to provide excellent golf-facilities and quality golf instruction for the youth of our community. We also try to foster the development of essential life skills such as: honest, integrity, respect for tradition, etiquette, sportsmanship, self esteem, self discipline, confidence and a solid work ethic in our participants.


Immanuel Lutheran Church Lutheran Youth Fellowship
303 N. Clay, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Dean Christ, DCEPhone: (309)833-5483 E-mail:
Web: To serve our community by sharing God's Word and building up Christian youth in their walk with Christ by G.R.A.C.E.
G-Growing in God's Word
R-Responding in Worship
A-Assisting our Neighbor
C-Community Building
E-Evangelizing the World


Lincoln School
315 N. Bonham, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact:Phone: (309) 833-2095 School based programs for Kindergarten thru grade 3; after school programs for K-3 sponsored by Macomb 21st Community Century Learning Centers until 6:00 p.m. each school day.


MacArthur Early Childhood Center
          235 West Grant, Macomb, IL 61455

        Contact: Leoyona Wiley
        Phone: (309) 833-4273

School based programs for Preschool Special Education and Pre-kindergarten; New Parent parenting program


Macomb After School Program
323 West Washington, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact:Phone: (309)833-4161
Web: In a partnership with the McDonough County YMCA, the Macomb School District After School Program (MAP) provides after school programming for student in grades K-9 at Lincoln School, Edison School and Macomb Junior High.


Macomb Junior High School
1525 S. Johnson Road, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Dana IsacksonPhone: (309) 833-2074 School based programs for grades 7-8; after school programs for grades 7-8 sponsored by Macomb 21st Century Community Learning Center and Macomb School District until 5:30 p.m. each school day.


Macomb Park District
1406 North Randolph St. , Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Nicole StaplePhone: (309) 833-4562 E-mail:


Macomb Public Library
235 South Lafayette Street, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Dennis Danowski, Library DirectorPhone: (309) 833-2714 E-mail:


Macomb Senior High School
1525 S. Johnson Rd. , Macomb, IL 61455 Contact:Phone: (309) 837-2331 School based programs for grades 9-12; full range of co-curricular activities offered after school by Macomb School District.


Maple Avenue Christian Church
1300 Maple Avenue, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Bruce Western, Youth SponsorPhone: (309)837-9318 E-mail:
Web: Activities available for youth of all ages during regular church servcies and Sunday school as well as for planned activities such as VBS, camps and other activities. We are a very active youth group meeting on a regular basis on Sunday evenings (Jr/Sr High) and at other times for various activities (weekly studies, outings, conferences). All activities provide a place for youth to connect to each other and God.


McDonough County Teen Court
PO Box 804, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Jayne ClarkePhone: (309) 836-9208 or (309) 833-5482 E-mail: Diversion Program for youths up to 17 years old and 1st time misdemeanor offenders. Peer volunteers give constructive sentence.


McDonough District Hospital Behavioral Health Services
525 East Grant Street, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Kay LeePhone: (309) 836-1582
Web: Behavioral Health Services offers a full range of counseling and psychiatric services.


Non-Credit Programs, WIU
6 Horrabin Hall, WIU, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Helena Lira, Assistant Director of Non-Credit ProgramsPhone: (309) 298-1911 E-mail:
Web: Art for Gifted and Talented Students is a one week residential and commuter camp for students in grades 4-8. Camp will be held June 15-20, 2008, for grades 4-6 and June 22-27, 2008, for grades 6-8. Adventures in Filmmaking is a one week residential camp for high school students that gives them a hands-on introduction into the pre-production, production, and post-production process of making a short narrative film. The camp will be held July 13-19, 2008. Girls Plus Math is a one week residential camp for girls aged 11-13 years old and will be held July 20-25, 2008. This is a fun, hands-on mathematics program.


North Central Behavioral Health Systems, Inc.
301 E. Jefferson,, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Susan DeneckePhone: (309) 833-2191 E-mail:
Web: We use evidence - based approaches that target youth, their peers, families, school environment, and community as part of a comprehensive prevention plan. An emphasis is placed on building local partnerships to implement environmental approaches that change community norms and policies and increase the community's capacity to sustain effective efforts.


Protecting Our Schools Together (P.O.S.T.)
IL State Police, PO Box 483, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact:Phone: (309) 833-4046 ext. 238 P.O.S.T. is a critical incident response planning program for all schools in McDonough Co., Hancock Co., Fulton Co., Henderson Co., and Warren Co.


Shepherd's Gate Church
1106 E. Murray, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Kathy McGruder or Aaron BakerPhone: (309) 833-4042 E-mail: Activities offered: weekly Teen Night (ages 12-19) on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. (contemporary worship, group discussions, Biblical lesson, monthly birthday parties) at the church, monthly teen activities (vary by month), Teen Sunday School (Sundays at 9:30 a.m. at the church)


St. Paul Catholic School
322 W. Washington, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Barbara Shrode, PrincipalPhone: (309) 833-2470 E-mail:
Web: St. Paul Catholic School consists of grades K-6. We provide academic excellence in a setting of Catholic values.


St. Paul Preschool
322 W. Washington, Macomb, IL 61455

Contact: Barbara Shrode, Principal
Phone: (309) 833-2470

St. Paul Preschool School consists of classes for three and four year old students. We provide a preschool program with half-day sessions in a setting of Catholic values.


The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
123 S. McArthur St., Macomb, IL 61455 Contact:Phone: 309-833-1791


The Salvation Army
505 N. Randolph, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Capt. Owen ThompsonPhone: (309) 837-4824 E-mail: The Salvation Army provides character building programs, as well as, a weight lifting program for youth.


University of Illinois Extension
3022 W. Jackson St. , Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Tessa Hobbs-Curley, Youth Development Educator and Lorie Schwerer, 4-H Community WorkerPhone: (309)837-3939 E-mail:
Web: 4-H is for youth between 8-19 years old. 4-H allows an individual to belong to a club, developing leadership skills and help others. The 4-H motto is learning by doing. The 4-H school enrichment program offers public and private school teachers the opportunity to extend and enhance student learning with fun, hands-on activities. Extension professionals collaborate with teachers to bring programs to students by providing a combination of instructional materials and teacher training, delivering instruction in the classroom and/or conducting special educational events in schools or communities.


WIU Office of Public Safety
Mowbray Hall, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Sgt. Sam MoranPhone: (309)298-1949 E-mail: Western Illinois University Police. Responsible for the safety and security of the students, faculty, staff and visitors of Western Illinois University.


400 E. Calhoun, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Tom ErslandPhone: (309) 833-2129 E-mail:


YMCA Dolphin Swim Team
c/o McDonough County YMCA, 400 East Calhoun Street, Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Sara PaynePhone: 309-456-3522 E-mail:
Web: The McDonough County YMCA is a competitive swim program for those youths age 5-21 in the McDonough County area who are able to swim at least one length of the pool. YMCA philosophy of fun and fairness strictly adhered to throughout the swim season that runs from October through mid-March. In addition to swimming skills, participants develop self-esteem, confidence, time management skills, regard for others, and much more. A YMCA Membership is required.


Youth for Christ
1218 Maple Ave. , Macomb, IL 61455 Contact: Dan ColvinPhone: (309) 833-3026 E-mail: 

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