Macon County Continuum of Care & Homeless Advisory Council

Definition of Homelessness:
“The state or condition of having no home,  of living in the streets, under viaducts, in emergency shelter, or being foreclosed upon or evicted from dwelling.”


Homeward Bound is a member of the Homeless Council  Continuum of Care.  This umbrella organization is made up of more than 70 agencies and individuals who cover the spectrum of services to assist families and individuals toward permanent housing.  The continuum meets bi-monthly to exchange information and address gaps in services, current legislative issues, and public awareness.  


Macon County Continuum of Care Governing Board

Baby Talk
City of Decatur, Dept. of Development Services
Community Investment Corporation of Decatur
Crossing Healthcare Center
Decatur Housing Authority
Decatur Public Schools, District 61
Dove, Inc. 
Good Samaritan Inn
Heritage Behavioral Health Center 
Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education
Millikin University
The Salvation Army 
1-2 homeless or formerly homeless person(s)

Macon County Continuum of Care Homeless Advisory Council Meetings

2nd Thursday, 1:30 p.m. at 788 E. Clay, the Homeward Bound Offices in



Point-in-Time Reports

2019 PowerPoint Presentation from the Community Breakfast