Below are a listing of resources to help those who are struggling or need assistance. These organizations are not associated with Centenary, or The United Methodist Church.

Alcohol Rehab Guide

Experience life without alcohol addiction. Now is the time to change your life. Browse resources and get connected to treatment today.

Memory Care

Living with or caring for someone with memory or cognitive impairment comes with its own unique set of challenges. provides research-backed resources to guide caregivers and seniors in the early stages of memory impairment through the process of finding and obtaining the care they need.

The Jacksonville Community Food Center

The Jacksonville Community Food Center is a non-profit organization serving Morgan County and other area residents during an emergency or financial crisis. Clientele are offered a seven day supply of food items and are eligible to return one time per week for bakery items and fresh vegetables (donated by local gardeners and grocery stores) as available. While this program is designed to be utilized during temporary emergencies, some clients often need to return to the Food Center following the mandatory two month waiting period and up to six times per year.

Midwest Youth Services

Midwest Youth Services (MYS) was established in 1978 to assist youth in overcoming problem situations. Their mission is to divert youth from the juvenile justice and child welfare systems while helping to strengthen and restore families. MYS want kids to grow up happy and healthy in a strong family. We want to help families before problems become too large or very difficult.

Using a Positive Youth Development approach, we provide community-based services that promote social, emotional, environmental and developmental health and growth through prevention, intervention and treatment. All services are free and completely confidential.

Midwest Youth Services

Asbestos Heath Resources

Older adults are learning more about cancers and other health risks that might affect them. Age is the most significant risk factor for developing cancer. People 65 and older comprise 60% of all cancer patients. To raise awareness, we recently published a Seniors Guide to Cancer that covers topics like wellness tips, the importance of seeing a doctor, and preventive measures:

Since seniors make up around 80% of those diagnosed with mesothelioma and it takes anywhere from 20-50 years after exposure to occur, we have created a great guide for mesothelioma as well: