Cities               Gibson City                   Paxton
 
Villages:           Cabery                         Elliott
                              Kempton                     Melvin
                              Piper City                     Roberts
                              Sibley
 
Townships: (Ford County is divided into twelve townships)
                             Brenton                       Button
                             Dix                               Drummer
                             Lyman                          Mona
                             Patton                          Peach Orchard
                             Pella                             Rogers
                             Sullivant                       Wall




Health and Medical Needs

Ford County Public Health Dept
235 N. Taft, Paxton
(217) 379-9281
 
Gibson Area Hospital
1120 N. Melvin, Gibson City
(217) 784-4251

Paxton Clinic
225 N. Market, Paxton
(217) 379-4864
 
Poison Control Center
(800) 222-1222




Alcohol and Drug Abuse
 
Alcohol Abuse – 24 Hour Helpline and Treatment
(800) 274-2042
 
Alcoholics Anonymous of East Central Illinois
(217) 373-4200

Narcotics Anonymous Hotline
(800) 539-0475



Long Term Care and Nursing Homes
 
Paxton Health Care & Rehab Center
1240 N. Market, Paxton
(217) 379-4896
 
Heartland Health Care Center
1001 E. Pells, Paxton
(217) 379-4361

Gibson Area Hospital Long Term Care & Nursing Home
420 E 19th St, Gibson City, IL 60936
(217) 784-2530

 
Heritage Manor
620 E. First, Gibson City
(217) 784-4257
 
Illinois Knights Templar Home
450 E. Fulton, Paxton
(217) 379-2116

Piper City Rehab & Living Center & Retirement Home
600 S Maple St, Piper City, IL 60959
(815) 686-2277

Courtyard Estates of Piper City & Retirement Home
580 S Maple St, Piper City, IL 60959
(815) 686-9000




Support Services
 
Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Ford County
1510 W. Ottawa Road, Paxton
(217) 379-9990
 
East Central Illinois
Community Action Agency
1195 E. Pells Street, Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-2071
 
Self Help Center
A Program of Family Service
(217) 352-0099
 
Social Security Administration
(877) 819-2593
 
Paxton Telecare (Transportation Only)
(217) 379-3925

Gibson Telecare
215 E. 3rd Street
(217) 784-4891

American Legion
203 N. Sangamon Ave. Gibson City, Il 60936
(217) 784-8517



Food Assistance
 
PBL Food Pantry
708 S. Vermilion, Paxton
(217) 379-9128
 
Meals On Wheels- Paxton
(217) 379-3817

Meals On Wheels-Gibson
(217) 784-2578
 
Paxton We Care Share Food
Ask for Virginia
(217) 379-2747
 
Peace Meals
(Meets at Paxton Civic Center)
601 S. Fall, Paxton
(217) 379-4203

Peace Meals- Gibson City
215 E. 3rd Street
(217) 784-4891

Shepherd's Closet
106 N. Sangamon Ave. Gibson City, IL 60936
(217) 784-8038