Faith in Action

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.

Volunteer Caregivers Phone: 618-344-8080
Answers on Aging Phone: 618-344-7788
Elder Connection Phone: 618-799-9085

Click here for Faith in Action Info Sheet and Faith In Action Wish List

Volunteer Caregivers provide:

  • Transportation
  • Shopping
  • Companionship
  • Respite for family
  • Minor home repair
  • Seasonal yard maintenance. 

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
  • The senior discount license plate program called Illinois Benefits Access.
  • Senior Health Insurance Program
  • Support services (home care, assisted living, etc.)

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.

Elder Connection

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, providing a variety of experiences and opportunities to ease isolation and loneliness for those we serve.