Currently, our lobby is open for clients to drop off documents or make inquiries 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Clients entering our facilities are required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. All programs are operating, but mostly through phone appointments.

Services are available by appointment only. Clients are encouraged to call us at 428-0155 for an appointment.

RFP Requests

We are currently requesting proposals for the following: 

VOIP Telephone System RFP

VOIP Telephone System RFP Q&A

DMCOC update to COVID-19

The LIHEAP program will be assisting clients with Power Bills by taking appointments on a 1st come, 1st served basis.

Please call us at (217) 428-0155 or (217) 428-2193 to get an appointment.

All appointments will be in person and only head of household can attend the appointment. You must wear a mask during the entire time you are in the building and the mask must cover your nose and mouth completely, you must have your temperature taken when you enter the building, and answer a short questionnaire. If you do not have a mask we will provide one for you.

Please bring all required documentation to your appointment in order to receive help quickly. No applications will be processed and/or approved without all proper documentation.

If you are homebound and/or disabled please call for an appointment over the phone. Once your phone appointment is completed you will be required to bring in documentation before we can process your application. You are also required to download this Universal Signature Page, sign and date it and return with your documents.

You can submit all documents and application by bringing them into the office during office hours, emailing them to, or mail them to DMCOC, 1122 E Marietta St, Decatur, IL 62521. If you have any questions please call us at (217) 428-0155.

Items clients must have on the day of their appointments:
  • Social Security Cards for the entire household
  • Current Power Bill
  • Income for the household for the past 30 days (all SSI, SSA, Wages, TANF, Pensions, etc)
  • Medical Cards/Medicare Cards (if applicable)
  • Link Card (if applicable)
  • Current rent receipt or proof of homeownership

Serving Decatur and Macon County for over 55 years

Since 1964 DMCOC has been providing stability to Decatur and Macon County. DMCOC has accomplished this through a wide variety of programs designed to support the community. DMCOC is growing and we are looking for new programs and partnerships to maintain the stability for our clients and to better support the community.

Head Start
Senior Services
Community Services
Community Resources
Energy Services

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LIHEAP will be taking calls for appointments on Monday, June 1,2020 starting at 9:00am. One appointment per phone call please. Continue to call until someone answers and do not leave a voicemail. Appointments are on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Please call 217-428-2193. ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

Senior Center BINGO
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm Decatur Macon County Senior Center
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm Decatur Macon County Senior Center
Love Lunch
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm St. Peter AME Church
Love Lunch @ St. Peter AME Church | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Hot lunch to be served with love Come and enjoy a hot free lunch every Thursday from 12 noon till 2 pm. Enjoy TV while you eat. Menu changes each week.