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Lee School

1201 Bunn Avenue
Springfield, IL 62703
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Central Counties Health Centers this week began operating a dental clinic inside HSHS St. John's Hospital for emergency department patients and others in need of dental care. St. John's is providing the space at no charge to not-for-profit Central Counties for the clinic, the first of it's kind in Springfield.
The dental clinic is located on the 9th floor of the hospital and accessible through the emergency department from the 9th street or main hospital entrance.
The clinic is currently open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.
Patients can schedule an appointment by calling Central Counties at 788-2300. They also can walk in or receive a referral from the emergency department at St. John's.


The food pantry at 303 North Grand Avenue is open Monday-Friday from 9-noon and every third Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30. If you have a need, you must have a referral. Please call Mrs. Tinsley.


If you need assistance, you MUST go through an intake process.
Monday & Thursday 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Friday 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Rent Assistance
Utilities Assistance
Other Assistance for Prescriptions, Physician visits, food vouchers, Dental visits, Eyeglasses & exams, workfare & transitional assistance.

Problems Associated with Poor Attendance

News Oct 20 Students who miss school have fewer opportunities to develop social skills and learn the material that helps them succeed in their class.  They are also more likely to: Receive low or failing grades Get low scores on achievement tests and college entrance exams

The Parent Place

Resources Sep 25 Family Coaching Parenting Workshops Diaper Pantry

United Way 2-1-1

Resources Sep 25 Call 2-1-1 and ask about your specific needs

Illinois Employment and Training Center

Resources Sep 25 Job Search Specialized Training  Skills Assessment

Illinois Department of Health & Human Services

Resources Sep 25 Food assistance Childcare Health & Medical Housing assistance Mental Health

Sangamon County Community Resources

Resources Sep 25 LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance) Help with your CWLP & CILCO bill depending on income

Catholic Charities

Resources Sep 25 Vision, Dental & Healthcare for low income Food assistance Clothing Crisis assistance

Making School a Priority

News Sep 25 Going to school MUST be a priority, as it's easy for your child to fall behind after missing one day of school...


Info Sep 25 Hello!  I am Melanie Tinsley, the Parent Educator at Lee School.  This is my 3rd year at Lee and 16th year as holding the Parent Educator position in District 186.  Previous to this,

Student Attendance- The Benefits of Good Attendance!

News Aug 23 There are many advantages of attending school regularly.  Here are just some reasons why good attendance makes a huge difference! * It increases you child's chances of doing well in school.  He/She can keep up with daily lessons and assign

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