Thank you for your interest in working with Project Oz. Your application is being reviewed, and a staff member will contact you within the next seven business days. In the meantime, you are invited to attend one of the following Life Skills classes:
Pregnant/parenting female applicants – class is located at the YWCA (1201 N. Hershey Rd.,
Bloomington) every Monday from 5:00-6:00pm; childcare and a meal are provided.
All applicants– class is located at Project OZ (1105 W. Front St., Bloomington) every Tuesday from 5:00-6:00pm; a meal is provided.
If you do not have a cell phone for staff to contact you after submitting your application, arrive to class 15 minutes prior to its start time to meet with a caseworker; no appointment is necessary.
As we review your application, consider the following resources:
Do you have friends or family members whom you can stay with temporarily?
Have you looked into staying at one of the two local shelters in Bloomington? (Home Sweet Home
Ministries303 E. Oakland Ave. 309-828-7356, Safe Harbor 611 W. Washington St. 309-829-9476)
Have you filled out an application for subsidized housing through the Bloomington Housing Authority?
Have you filled out an application for rental assistance through Bloomington or Normal Township
offices? (Bloomington: 309-828-2356, Normal: 309-452-2060)
In addition to these above options, Project Oz may be able to help with a variety of needs including transportation, personal hygiene supplies, aconfidential person to talk with, and other referral services as needed.
Please call the office (309-827-0377) with any questions, concerns, or to update contact information. Our business hours are Monday – Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm and Friday 8:30am – 3:00pm.