Madison County Triad Stakeholders (SALT Council)
Madison County Sheriff's Office
Address: 405 Randle Street, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Sheriff John Lakin
Lt. Kristopher Tharp (SALT Council member)
Chaplain Marc Lane (SALT Council member)
Madison County Public Health Department
Address: 101 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River, Illinois 62095
Public Health Administrator: Toni Corona (SALT Council member)
Madison County State's Attorney's Office
Address: 157 North Main Street, Suite 402, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
State's Attorney: Tom Gibbons
Assistant State's Attorney Jim Buckley (SALT Council member)
Southwest Visiting Nurses Association
7 Executive Woods Ct # A, Swansea, IL 62226
Teva Shirley (Salt Council Member)
"Southwestern Illinois Visiting Nurse Association (SIVNA) is proud to be celebrating our 100th anniversary this year. One hundred years ago SIVNA was founded as a result of the pandemic influenza epidemic. Since then we have taken on many new challenges in our effort to provide care and services to our community.
Currently our Services for Seniors Care Coordination Unit (CCU) provides assessment and linkage services for those people over 60 in our seven county area. We conduct our assessments in homes, hospitals, nursing homes and a variety of other places. Our goal is to make sure that people are safe and independent as possible in their environment. The assessment looks at an older person’s strengths and develops strategies that build on these strengths. The assessment costs are provided by the Illinois Department on Aging. Services might be private pay, state funded or donation based depending on the service. Our CCU serves Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St Clair and Washington counties.
Within our CCU we also house our Adult Protective Services (APS). We are the designated Illinois Department on Aging APS provider. We receive reports about abuse and neglect---physical, sexual, passive neglect, willful deprivation, confinement, financial and emotional. In the near future, self-neglect is expected to be added to the reportable allegations. Our case workers go out into the homes and investigate issues. Their goal is to find workable solutions so that abuse ceases.
Our original mission was in home health provision. We continue to provide skilled nursing, therapy services, medical social work services and home health aide service in our area. All services are under the supervision of the patient’s physician. In this division we provide home health services in parts of Clinton county, Madison county, Monroe county, parts of Randolph County, St Clair County, and parts of Washington County. Fees are usually covered by Medicare, private insurances and Medicaid."
Main Street Community Center
Address: 1003 N. Main Street, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Director: Sara Berkbigler (SALT Council member)
Assistant Director: Michelle Boyer (SALT Council member)
Address: 2615 Edwards Street, Alton, Illinois 62002
Outreatch Coordinator: Laura Kunz (SALT Council member)
Centerstone is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of community-based behavioral health care, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and intellectual and development disabilities services. Our skilled counselors, specialists, and peer coaches offer a variety of services and supports including – community-based services, family supports, counseling and therapy using evidence-based methods, and trauma-informed care. Centerstone provides short-term counseling to seniors over the age of 60 in Madison County. The goal of our Senior Services program is to assist with emotional adjustments related to aging, illness, bereavement, life events and care giving. We also provide counseling services to Madison and Bond county residents over the age of 18 caring for someone over the age of 60. For more information about our Senior Services program please call Laura Kunz at 618-772-4620. For more information about Centerstone please call 618-462-2331.
St. John’s Community Care
222 Goethe Avenue
Collinsville, IL 62234
Executive Director: Nancy Berry (SALT Council member)
"St. John’s Community Care provides affordable alternatives to residential care for adults living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, traumatic brain injuries, stroke, and other physical or intellectual impairments. We also provide education and support to family caregivers.
- Adult Day Services with sites in Collinsville and Edwardsville. Providing care weekdays from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm or whatever portion of that time is needed. Includes a broad menu of activities; art therapy counseling; nursing oversight; lunch and afternoon snack; and lots of social interaction. Fees may be covered by State of Illinois or VA.
- Home Services in Collinsville, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Troy, Granite City, Fairmont City, Maryville, Caseyville, and Fairview Heights. Services include meal preparation, assistance with personal hygiene, housework, and medication reminders. Fees may be covered by VA or IL Div. of Rehabilitation; others private pay.
- Family Caregiver Support – support groups, Savvy Caregiver classes, workshops, care consultations; no fees
- Medical Equipment Loan Program – wheelchairs, transport chairs, bath equipment, walkers, commodes, incontinence supplies, and other small equipment available without charge."
Senior Services Plus
Address: 2603 N. Rodgers Avenue, Alton, Illinois 62002
Theresa Collins (SALT Council member), Debbie Frakes (SALT Council member). Cindy Manjounes (SALT Council member)
Who We Are
Since 1973 SSP, a non-profit organization has been providing programs and services to help enrich the lives of older adults to encourage independent living throughout the area.
“To provide opportunities and resources to individuals as they age.”
Vision for the Future
Everyone aging successfully, providing services to seniors throughout the St. Louis area.
Address: 300 W. Park Street, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Admininstrator: Jeanne Wojcieszak (SALT Council member)
AgeSmart Community Resources
Address: 2365 Country Road, Belleville, Illinois 62221
Joy Paeth (SALT Council member), Kiyeon Yoch (SALT Council member), Christina Sellers (SALT Council member)
"AgeSmart Community Resources is the Area Agency on Aging. The overarching goal of AgeSmart is to give older adults the opportunities to help them maintain their health and independence and to live well."
Granite City Township
Address: 2060 "A" Delmar Avenue, Granite City, Illinois 62042
Activity Director: Beth Shipley (SALT Council member), Meghan Daily (SALT Council member)
"The Granite City Township provides General Assistance and Emergency Assistance to those residents who qualify the state’s income standards. The township has a bus transport system for those residents aged 55 and older as well as serve hot lunch and daily activities in the township hall. It also assists in delivering Meals on Wheels to the homebound and assists in filing the Benefit Access (a state program for a free bus pass or reduction in license plate sticker)."
Address: 305 East Main Street, Collinsville, Illinois 62234
Officer Manager: Vicky Jackson (SALT Council member)
Address: PO Box 157, Dietrich, Illinois 62424
Associate State Director Advocacy and Outreach AARP Illinois: Julie Vahling (SALT Council member)
Ray Bonney (SALT Council member)
"AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families — such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse. At its heart, the work that AARP and its affiliates do can be summed up in just 12 words: “We fight for and equip each individual to live their best life.” It’s all about real possibilities."
Kiwanis (Wood River Township)
Bill and Donna Jacobs (SALT Council members)
Call for Help Inc.
Address: 235 East Delmar, Alton, Illinois 62002
Eanista Bailey (SALT Council member)
Faith Countyside Apartments
Address: 100 Faith Drive, Highland, Illinois 62249
Tracey Forgette (SALT Council member)
Faith in Action-Edwardsville/Glen Carbon
Address: 903 N. 2nd Street, Edwardsville IL 62025
Executive Director: Marcia Golden
"Faith in Action Edwardsville/Glen Carbon is a volunteer based ecumenical organization that provides assisted transportation, companionship, respite for family, shopping and light house work to seniors (age 60 and above) in the Madison County School district #7."
Faith In Action-Collinsville
Address:233 North Seminary Street, Collinsville, IL 62234
Executive Director: Kristi Hofferber, MSW
"The mission of Collinsville Faith in Action is to put our faith into action by serving neighbors sixty years of age and older and persons with disabilities throughout our community with door-to-door, no-cost services to support their independence.
Collinsville Faith in Action offers three programs:
Volunteer Caregivers, Elder Connection, and Answers on Aging
Our Volunteer Caregivers program is host to many services such as: transportation, shopping, companionship, respite for family, minor home repair, and seasonal yard maintenance. Transportation is the biggest piece of this program, offering care receivers a warm smile and friendly conversation as they receive a ride to a medical appointment, grocery store, or other needed errand.
The majority of trips provided are for medical appointments to maintain health and wellbeing. Care receivers and volunteers do NOT need to belong to a church or other faith community to provide or receive services. Call 618-344-8080 to sign-up for services or become a volunteer.
Each month, a group of volunteers and care receivers get together to attend a social event. This can be a trip to an eatery and/or places of interest. The location is different each month, providing a variety of experiences and opportunities to ease isolation and loneliness for those we serve. Call Nancy Kaprelian at 618-799-9085 for more information.
Answers on Aging
Navigating healthcare options and information can be a challenge. Our Answers on Aging Specialist can help individuals apply for: Medicare Benefits including Part D, and the senior discount license plate program called Illinois Benefits Access. This program professional can also help seniors or family members better understand the health care system along with government entitlements. Call 618-344-7788 to speak to a specialist."