How We Can Help


RFF collaborates with and has working agreements with over 30 local social service agencies and churches who are working with families in need throughout McLean County. These qualifying families fall into one or more of three categories:

  • Persons fleeing domestic violence
  • Persons coming out of homelessness
  • Person living with incomes at or below the federal poverty guidelines.

For families to receive services from Recycling Furniture for Families:

  1. They must be a current client of an approved local social service organization, ministry, or church.
  2. As a client of an approved organization, they should discuss their need with their caseworker and request a referral.
  3. If qualified, their caseworker will fax a referral to RFF (only faxed referrals are accepted).
  4. Upon referral, they will receive a copy of the Client Agreement for Receiving Services form and the What to Expect Regarding RFF Service flyer from their caseworker.
  5. In most cases, it normally takes 24-48 hours to process and approve the referral. A referred client who has not heard back from us within 48 hours, should contact their referring caseworker.
  6. Once a referral is approved, RFF contacts the client and schedules an appointment.

Recycling Furniture for Families operates on a referral basis only. Walk-ins are not accepted. Additionally, RFF does not sell donated items to the general public.

Cooperating Agencies
At this time, RFF has cooperating agreements and thus only accepts referrals from the organizations listed below. The publication of this list is for informational purposes only and in no means a recommendation by RFF to any of the organizations listed. Families in need should seek out the appropriate service that works with their area of need in order to become a client of that service.

  • ABC Counseling & Family Services-451-9495
  • American Red Cross of the Heartland-662-0500#26
  • Asta Care Center-827-6046
  • The Baby Fold-557-1776
  • Bloomington Rehab. & Health. Ctr-335-6883
  • Bloomington Township-828-2356
  • Boys & Girls Club of B/N-829-3034
  • Carlock Mennonite Church-376-2781
  • Center for Hope Ministries-827-2009
  • Center for Youth and Family Solutions-829-6307
  • Chestnut Health Services-557-1434
  • Child Protection Network-888-5656
  • Children’s Home and Aid Society-827-0374
  • Christian Faith Center-275-9086
  • Collaborative Solutions Institute-828-2860
  • College Avenue Baptist Church-452-3359
  • College Park Christian Church-452-1598
  • Community Care Systems-661-6400
  • Community Health Care Clinic-888-5531
  • Dept.of Children and Family Serv.-828-0022
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services-662-1347
  • Eastview Christian Church-451-5041
  • Family & Community Resource Center-821-1616
  • Habitat For Humanity of McLean County-827-3931
  • Heartland Community Church-452-7335
  • Heartland Comm. College Adult Ed. Dept-268-8180
  • Heartland Comm. College Vet. Center-268-8423
  • Heartland Head Start-662-4880
  • Home Sweet Home Ministries-828-7356
  • Integrity Ministries-828-5057
  • Joy Care Center Inc.-826-1715
  • Labyrinth Outreach Serv. to Women-831-6491
  • Life Center for Ind. Living-665-5433
  • Mayors Manor-828-9249
  • McLean Co. Center for Human Services-827-5351
  • McLean Co. Health Dept.-888-5450
  • McLean County Probation-888-5372
  • Mid-Central Community Action-834-9240
  • Milestones Early Learn. Ctr. & Preschool-829-4202
  • Neville House-834-9249
  • New Horizon Christian Church/Heyworth-530-6001
  • New Life Fellowship Church-829-7777
  • Oxford House-829-5014
  • PATH Crisis Ctr. (Homeless/Seniors only)-827-4005
  • Prairie State Legal Services-827-5021
  • Project Oz-827-0377
  • Regional Alternative School-828-5807
  • Reg. Off of Ed. Dewitt/Livingston/McLean-888-5120
  • Regional Planning Commission-217-328-3113
  • Salvation Army-829-9476 #214
  • Second Presbyterian Church-828-6297
  • SNAP Outreach-253-2298
  • SPICE of Marcfirst-452-0069 #203
  • Vale Community Church-662-8508 #32
  • Vet. of Foreign Wars of Bloomington-827-9744
  • Victory Christian Center-663-7233
  • Western Avenue Community Center-829-4807
  • Youth Build of McLean County-454-3898
  • YWCA of McLean County- 662-0461 #222

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