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For more than 40 years CQL, the Council on Quality and Leadership, has been a leader in raising the bar for human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve the quality of life for all people. In June 2014 EP!C was awarded the four year CQL person-Centered Excellence Accreditation from CQL, recognizing the shared vision to improve the quality of life of those EP!C serves using person centered solutions.
The Institute is a voluntary association of organizations supporting services to persons with developmental disabilities. The Institute seeks to influence the development of public policy that supports these services and to engage in activities which will improve the quality of programs and services throughout the State of Illinois. EP!C is proud to be among the twenty-six agencies that share this vision.
Founded in 1921, the Heart of Illinois United Way brings together people from business, labor, government, health, and human services to address the needs of our community in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford counties. EP!C became a United Way partner in 1955 and has been working with the United Way to help people in Central Illinois care for one another and create a strong, thriving community.
The Human Services Collaborative came together to enhance the perception of community stakeholders concerning the economic impact and supportive services provided by not-for-profit human service organizations. The agencies that make up the Human Services Collaborative are all experts in their fields and contribute to the greater good of the Peoria Area community.
The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to be the leading voice and resource center for business in the region. The Chamber is a membership organization that cultivates a thriving business community, presents the voice of local business to government, offers business enhancement products and services, and provides strategic business advisory services. EP!C became a member on October 1, 1981.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce serves businesses throughout Illinois by advocating in the State capitol, helping members follow State and federal workplace regulations, and offering access to elected officials, conferences, webinars, and networking opportunities.
Illinois Partners for Human Service is a state-wide organization of over 800 members who are located in every legislative district in Illinois. It is a partnership organization that aims to support human service infrastructure through education and funding support. EP!C joined Illinois Partners for Human Service for more than four years ago.
The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce is a strong network of more than 400 diverse businesses and nonprofit organizations. Founded in 1948 by local business leaders, the Chamber today is an independent organization that supports and advocates for enlightened economic growth in the greater East Peoria area.
The Metro East Regional Chamber of Commerce serves businesses in Fairview Heights and Swansea as well as business members in surrounding communities. This Chamber of Commerce was organized to provide its members with the services, information, marketing, and resources to sustain and support their businesses, as well as to create opportunities for a healthy economic and tax base in support of the Village of Swansea and City of Fairview Heights.
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is a partner for the success of your business and vitality of the community. The Chamber’s mission is to enhance members’ success and advocate of their behalf. The Chamber coordinates and leads important advocacy efforts, provides business resources, support and assistance, all while creating countless opportunities for visibility and strategic connections with members and the community-at-large.