The mission of Collinsville Faith in Action is to put our faith into action by serving neighbors sixty years of age and older and persons with disabilities throughout our community with door-to-door, no-cost services to support their independence.
Serving those in need due to age or disability in Caseyville, Collinsville, Maryville, and State Park, IL
Volunteer Caregivers provides transportation services for appointments and shopping at no charge for those sixty years of age and older and adults with disabilities. Seasonal yard maintenance, minor home repairs, companionship, and respite for family members are also offered at no charge. In 2017, CFIA volunteer caregivers drove nearly 34,500 miles.
Answers on Aging provides enrollment assistance for the Senior Health Insurance Program, Medicare Part D, Illinois Benefits Access Program, and Information and Assistance. This program is in place to educate seniors and their families about overcoming barriers in order to receive benefits from various entities to which they are entitled.
The Elder Connection has adapted to pandemic restrictions and is now offering companionship through letter writing. Local school-aged students as well as local university students want to write to you! Call Lisa at 618-344-8080 to sign up.