Each year Sangamon County Department of Community Resources (SCDCR) completes a community survey to learn about the needs of our community. We would appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to complete this survey to help us understand the pressing issues/needs of our community.  A copy of the survey results are available upon request and will be posted on our website as soon as available.
Please complete this survey no later than Friday, May 31, 2019.
All information you provide is confidential.  Thank you for your participation!

INSTRUCTIONS:
Please answer each question by checking the appropriate box or boxes.  (* Answer required)  "Community" is defined as the neighborhood and/or city in which you live.

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* 1. What community stakeholder group do you belong to?  Select the one that best describes your group:

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* 2. Are there full-time living wage employment ($15 per hour or higher) opportunities available in your community?

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* 3. Why do you believe people have problems getting or keeping a full-time living wage job?  Select all that apply:

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* 4. Are child care programs (during the day, Monday through Friday) for low-income families available in your community?

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* 5. Are child care programs (evenings, nights, and weekends) for low-income families available in your community?

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* 6. Are pre-school programs (including Head Start programs) for low-income families available in your community?

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* 7. Are affordable child and youth (ages 5 to 17) activities or after school programs available in your community?

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* 8. In your community, in which areas do you believe youth (ages 12 to 17) need information, education, guidance, and/or assistance?  Select all that apply:

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* 9. Do you believe the schools in your community meet the educational needs of the children they serve?

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* 10. Are there adequate levels of non-medical  emergency services available in your community?

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* 11. Are there a sufficient number of  emergency shelters available in your community?

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* 12. Are there adequate levels of  medical services available for low-income people in your community?

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* 13. Are there adequate levels of  dental services available for low-income people in your community?

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* 14. Are there adequate levels of  wellness (nutrition, exercise, etc.) programs available for low-income people in your community?

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* 15. Are there adequate levels of  public transportation options (cabs, taxis, buses, trolleys, etc.) available in your community?

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* 16. Are the homes in your community in good repair?

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* 17. Which of the following issues do you believe are the greatest challenges low-income families and individuals are currently facing?  Select all that apply:

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* 18. Which of the following areas do you believe low-income families and individuals need assistance with in order to achieve or maintain self-sufficiency?  Select all that apply:

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* 19. Which of the following areas do you believe the elderly (seniors) in your community need assistance with in order to remain in their home?  Select all that apply:

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* 20. Of the following, which of these do you believe low-income families and individuals need information, education, guidance, and/or assistance:  Select all that apply:

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* 21. What do you know about Sangamon County Department of Community Resources/LIHEAP (SCDCR)?

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* 22. If you are familiar with Sangamon County Department of Community Resources/LIHEAP (SCDCR) what do you think about SCDCR in the following areas?

  Excellent Above Average Average Below Average Very Poor
Visibility/Leadership in the community within the last year
Quality of service
Effective in working with others in the community
Leadership/involvement in identifying/advocating on community issues
Publicity the agency receives for the good work it does in the community

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* 23. What do you believe causes poverty? 

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* 24. What community improvement initiative would you like your community to address?

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* 25. If you had $1,000,000 to solve a community issue, what would you solve?

Thank you for your participation.

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