Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing (Peoria)

Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing

1716 N University Avenue

Peoria, IL 61604


Contact: Debbie Gaught

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Located in the north central area of the state the Illinois Valley Fuller Center serves Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties in Illinois, known as the Tri-County area. Their primary focus is to help low-income veterans and/or their widows with home repairs with a focus on safety and security. The Fuller Center assists Central Illinois veterans and/or widows with basic home repairs, spring and fall yard cleanups, furnace safety checks, nursing home visits and recognition of 11 veterans in November.


  • Yard cleanups
  • Minor repairs
  • Painting
  • Fundraising
  • Special Events
  • Nursing home visits


  • Board and committee members
  • Volunteers are needed to help with home repair projects and yard cleanups.
  • Financial support-donations may be sent to Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing, 1716 N. University Ave., Peoria, IL 61604. Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing is a 501c3 non-profit and donations are tax deductible.


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