Program Name: Farm Family Resource Initiative
Organization: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and
Address: Illinois Department of Agriculture

975 S. Normal Ave. Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618-713-0759
Briefly Describe the Purpose of the Program
The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development is leading the effort to build a network of support and resources for Illinois

farm families. The initiative provides a wide range of resources including a helpline to assist with farm and farm related issues that include mental and physical health needs. Additionally, the initiative offers ongoing outreach, education and training to rural clients and partners working to improve the health and safety of farm families.