Groups -- Other

Neighborhood Groups

Champaign

City of Champaign - Neighborhood Services Department
This office administers a citizen engagement and participation program which includes a neighborhood registration process for neighborhood watch groups, home owners associations, lake owners associations, business associations, and neighborhood groups. The office provides access to organizational support, technical assistance, and small grant funding for many groups.
Call: John Ruffin, City of Champaign Neighborhood Services Department (217) 403-7070, (Mon.-Fri., 8:00-5:00 p.m.)
Email:
Local Website: ci.champaign.il.us/departments/neighborhood-services/
Write: City of Champaign Neighborhood Services Department, 102 N. Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820

Downtown Neighborhood Association of Urbana (D.N.A.) (1995 F,L)
This group advocates for the preservation of neighborhoods in the downtown area of Urbana. It includes community building and crime prevention activities. Membership fees are $1 for low income individuals, $2 for regular individual membership, and $5 for families.
Call: PACA (217) 359-7222
Email:
Local Website: http://pacacc.org/our-community/neighborhoods/urbana-neighborhoods/
Write: Dorothy Neumann, D.N.A. of Urbana, 301 W. Griggs St., Urbana, IL 61801

Historic East Urbana Neighborhood Association (HEUNA) (2001 F,L)
This group serves as a voice in the community to promote building, preserving, and maintaining the small-town, historic nature of east Urbana through surveys, forums, public meetings, educational workshops, and social gatherings. Contact: Christopher Stohr.
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Email:
Local Website: heuna.org
Write: HEUNA, 501 E. High St., Urbana, IL 61801

Southeast Urbana Neighborhood Association
This nonpartisan, community-based organization serves the geographic area bounded roughly by Florida Ave., Lincoln Ave., Windsor Rd., and Philo Rd. in southeast Urbana. Activities focus on neighborhood safety, renewal of the Philo Road Business District, and building community. Annual membership dues are $5. An annual neighborhood-wide meeting is held each spring, usually in May. Contact: Coordinators, Theresa Michelson, Pauline Mak, and Kathy Wallig.
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Local Website: sunaurbana.org

United Garden Hills Association (1996 F,L)
This group is devoted to promoting neighborhood wellness. A newsletter is available. Meets 3rd Mon., 6:30 p.m., Garden Hills School, Champaign.
Call: Amy Revilla, president (217) 352-5752
Email:
Write: United Garden Hills Association, 1724 Anita Dr., Champaign, IL 61821

West Urbana Neighborhood Association (WUNA) (2002 F,L)
This group preserves the residential integrity of the west Urbana neighborhood by maintaining and enhancing a friendly, attractive, and safe environment. WUNA covers the Urbana area bordered by Main St. (N.), Lincoln Ave. (W.), Vine St., (E.), and Florida Ave. (S.). Participation in the group and listserv to discuss neighborhood issues is limited to residents of the area. Annual dues are $5 to vote. Meets once a year in the spring. See website for more information.
Call:
Local Website: westurbana.org
Write: WUNA, P.O. Box 82, Urbana, IL 61803