Patient Resource Guide – Effingham

We have compiled this information to help you quickly find contacts for charitable organizations, support groups and programs, plus transportation and lodging options.

This page has information for patients of Crossroads Cancer Center and our satellite clinics in Mattoon, Vandalia, Flora, Olney and Fairfield, Illinois.

If you prefer to print a copy of this information, click the link for the printable PDF version:

 CCSI Crossroads Cancer Center – Effingham – Patient Resource Guide


 

Charitable Organizations & Support Groups

American Cancer Society
675 E. Linton Avenue
Springfield, IL 62703
Toll Free: (800) 252-5302

Fear Nothing Cancer Support
P.O. Box 453
Effingham, IL 62401
www.fearnothing.life

Catholic Charities
1502 East Fayette Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 857-1458

Effingham County FISH Human Services
708 S. Linden Street
P.O. Box 473
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-2200

HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital
Cancer Support Services (Support Group)
701 W. Temple
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 347-1777

Please ask our staff about local support groups.

 


 

Effingham County

Transportation Information

Central Illinois Public Transit/Rides Mass Transit District
1 (855) 755-2478

Effingham Taxi
(217) 342-3119

Local Hotel Accommodations

Lexington Inn & Suites
1604 West Fayette Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 207-3166

We have a corporate rate of $89.00* per night, plus taxes. When you book, you must let them know you are a patient at Crossroads Cancer Center to get the special rate.

*Corporate rate available to patients undergoing treatments, doctor visits and/or testing.


 

Vandalia, Fayette County Area

Charitable Organizations & Support Groups

Fayette County Cancer Fund
P.O. Box 84
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 363-6819
Fax: (618) 283-7245
(Janet Elam, Secretary)

Fear Nothing Cancer Support
P.O. Box 453
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 649-1419
www.fearnothing.life

Transportation

Rides Mass Transit District:

  • Fayette County: (618) 755-2478
  • Bond County: (618) 664-9844
  • Montgomery County: (800) 289-5289
  • Effingham County: (866) 389-7536

 


 

Fairfield, Wayne County Area

Charitable Organizations & Support Groups

Dennis Scranton Memorial Fund
Wayne/White Company Electric
(618) 842-2196
Fax:  (618) 842-4497

Fairfield Memorial Hospital
Cancer Support Group
Call (618) 847-8398 for Meeting Dates

Transportation

Rides Mass Transit District
(618) 847-4077

 


 

Mattoon, Coles County

Charitable Organizations, Programs & Support

American Cancer Society – Free Wig Program
Lifespan Center (Coles County Council on Aging)
110212 East County Rd. 800 North
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 639-5150

Breast Health Navigator
Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 238-3736 (Ritha Garver)

Cancer Support Group – Open to anyone dealing with any form of cancer, as well as family members, at 10 am on the second Monday of every month
Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education
Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 232-2537 (Bob Clapp)

Look Good Feel Better
Carle Clinic – First Floor Conference Room
2512 Hurst Dr
Mattoon, IL 61938
To register call ACS: 1-800-227-2345

Look Good Feel Better
Cole’s County Council on Aging – Life Span Center
11021 E County Rd 800 N
Charleston, IL 61920
To Register call ACS: 1-800-227-2345

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation
1000 Health Center Drive
P.O. Box 372
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-2511

The Side Door Salon and Wig Boutique
3012 DeWitt Ave.
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 235-0011

Transportation

CCCA (Coles County Council on Aging): Dial-A-Ride
(217) 639-5169

Mass Transit
(618) 544-8800

 


 

Flora, Clay County Area

Charitable Organizations & Support Groups

Clay County Cancer Crusaders
Nancy Mills
Flora, IL 62839
(618) 662-9592

Fear Nothing Cancer Support
P.O. Box 453
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 649-1419
www.fearnothing.life

Wayne County Residents
Dennis Scranton Memorial Fund
(618) 842-2196

 


 

Olney, Jasper County Area

Charitable Organizations & Support Groups

Jasper County Cancer Support
P.O. Box 333
Newton, IL 62448

Fear Nothing Cancer Support
P.O. Box 453
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 649-1419
www.fearnothing.life

Transportation

Rides Mass Transit District
(618) 395-1272