Rural Development Office Directory

The Illinois State Office, located in Champaign, Illinois, administers USDA Rural Development programs through 12 field offices and two work stations across the state. Rural Development field representatives are committed to serving individuals, businesses, units of government, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, lenders, real estate professionals, and others looking for information and assistance with Rural Development programs and initiatives.

State Office DirectoryUSDA Rural Development Illinois State Office.

USDA Rural Development
2118 West Park Court, Suite A
Champaign, IL  61821
TEL: 217-403-6200



Colleen Callahan
Illinois State Director
Tel: 217-403-6202/Fax: 855-832-8693

Molly Hammond
Assistant to the State Director
Key State Director Representative; Overall Program Evaluation; Congressional Contact; Strategic Planning
Tel: 217-403-6203/Fax: 855-832-8693

Patience Helmuth
Secretary to the State Director
Tel: 217-403-6202/Fax: 855-832-8693

Julie Wilson
Administrative Programs Director
Contracting; Budget; Recruitment; Hiring; Benefits; Employee Development; EEO
Tel: 217-403-6204/Fax: 855-832-8693

Rob Loschen
Civil Rights Manager
Tel: 217-403-6241/Fax:

Katherine O'Hara
Public Information Coordinator
Community & Economic Development Coordinator

Tel: 217-403-6205/Fax:


Field Office Directory

Oregon Area Office

USDA Service Center
213 W. Pines Road, Suite 2
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-6127 ex4

Ottawa Area Office
USDA Service Center
1689 N. 31st Road, Suite 1
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-0551 ex4

Ottawa Workstation in Bourbonnais
USDA Service Center
685 Larry Power Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
(815) 937-8940 ex113

Princeton Area Office
USDA Service Center
312 E. Backbone Road, Suite B
Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 875-8732 ex4,5

Area 2
Champaign Area Office

USDA Service Center
2110 West Park Court, Suite B
Champaign, IL 61821
(217) 352-3536 ex4

Effingham Area Office
USDA Service Center
2701 South Banker, Suite 103A
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 347-7107 ex4,5

Pontiac Area Office
USDA Service Center
1510 W. Reynolds
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-6127 ex4

Area 3

Marion Area Office
USDA Service Center
502 Comfort Drive
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-5396 ex4

Mt. Vernon Area Office
USDA Service Center
221 Withers Drive
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-0773 ex4,5

Area 4
Galesburg Area Office

USDA Service Center
233 S. Soangetaha Road
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 342-5138 ex4,5

Jacksonville Area Office
USDA Service Center
1904 West Lafayette, Suite 3
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 243-1535 ex4,6

Quincy Area Office
USDA Service Center
338 South 36th Street
Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 224-9307 ex4

Illinois Field Office Locator- Area Offices working with Single and Multi Family Housing, Community Facilities, Water and Waste Systems and Business Programs.

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUESTS for records maintained by USDA, Rural Development in Illinois must be in writing, and must be addressed to:

USDA Rural Development
FOIA Service Center
200 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2418

Phone: (614) 255-2393
Fax: (614) 255-2563

Any request may also be emailed to

To help expedite a request, be as specific as possible about the records of interest.  Typical response time is 10 to 60 days depending on the volume and nature of the request.

If you have concerns about service provided by the
Requester Service Center, you may contact the
FOIA Liaison at (217) 403-6203