State Farm donates $250K to Western Avenue Community Center to honor Willie Brown's legacy.

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Making a difference on Bloomington’s
west side for over 95 years.

Coming Soon!



Mental Health Clinics

Carle Mobile Health Clinic

In partnership with the Tinervin Family Foundation, United Way, local city governments, Laborers International Union of North America and Carle, we will soon fund a new Carle Mobile Health Clinic. This $600,000 investment will provide full-service medical care for infants, children and adults in Bloomington’s west side and surrounding areas. Western Avenue Community Center will be its home base!



What We Offer

Western Avenue Community Center offers many programs
to support members of our community.

Youth Programs

Youth Programs

The Western Avenue Community Center hosts several programs aimed at helping youth learn and grow as individuals. We encourage participation in our programs and welcome youth that are interested.

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Senior Programs

Senior Programs

Senior Citizens has been an on-going part of the spectrum of programs at Western Avenue Community Center. This program began with neighborhood folks who were in need of a place to occasionally gather to keep active, learn new skills, play games and make new friends.

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Hispanic Outreach

Hispanic Outreach

Western Avenue Community Center has been serving the Hispanic community for over twenty years. This population has evolved in the Bloomington/Normal community with plans to improve family life, but quite often may find obstacles at every turn.

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Food Programs

Food Programs

Through our strong partnership with the Tinervin Family Foundation, we have been able to provide free, non-perishable food boxes to the Bloomington/Normal community. Individuals and families of any size and income can come to the Center to pick up a box whenever they need.

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What We Do For Our Community

Food boxes from the Tinervin Family Foundation
Individuals Benefitted from our Interpretations Services
Individuals Supported by our Hispanic Outreach

Get Involved

Western Avenue Community Center would not have a story to tell if it were not for dedicated Community Volunteers and University Student Volunteers.

We believe that all volunteers can make a positive impact on the Western Avenue Community Center and on the lives of the clients served. Our hope is that the volunteers also feel blessed by their service to others.