The Phoenix Center

Springfield, Illinois

Contact Information

General Email:
Public Contact: Jonna J. Cooley, Executive Director
Public Contact: Joanna J. Cooley, PhD, Executive Director
Public Contact: Robin Sullinger, Vice President
Board Leader: Duane Willimas, Board President

Important Phone Numbers

Main: 217-528-5253
Fax: 217-528-5260
  • Main Address

    109 East Lawrence Ave
    Springfield, IL 62704  (Map)

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8 30 - 4 30 pm
Tuesday: 8 30 - 4 30 pm
Wednesday: 8 30 - 4 30 pm
Thursday: 8 30 - 4 30 pm
Friday: 8 30 - 4 30 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Additional Information

Year Founded: 2001
Annual Budget: $150,000
Additional Center address and parking information: 109 East Lawrence Avenue (near 2nd & Lawrence) Springfield, IL 62704 Parking behind building; access from the alley OR the parking lot across the street

Services and Programs

LGBT Youth Programs (ages 10-24)

Community Outreach/Education; Health & Wellness Education; Housing; Leadership Development & Life Skills; Recreational & Social Activities; Support; yOUTth Group.

LGBT Older Adults Programs (ages 55 and over)

Mental Health; Resource and Referral Information.

Arts/Culture Programs

Organizing Local Pride Celebrations.

Legal Services

LGBT Friendly Legal Referrals.

Information/Education Services

In-House Library; Referrals to Local LGBT-Friendly Businesses; Speakers Bureaus.

Policy/Civic Engagement Activities

Online Actions to Contact Lawmakers.

Physical Health Programs

Health Promotion and Education; LGBT Friendly Referrals; STD/HIV Counseling; STD/HIV Outreach and Education; STD/HIV Prevention; STD/HIV Testing.

Mental Health Programs

Couples Counseling; Group Counseling; Peer Led Services and Groups; Professionally Facilitated Support Groups.

Anti-Violence Programs


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