Neighborhood and Human Services

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Peoria's Neighborhood and Human Services department is responsible for citywide programs and facilities, including Arts and Theater, Code Compliance, Community Assistance, Festivals and Special Events, and Family and Youth Programs.

Art & Theater   Arts and Theater
The Arts & Theater Division includes the Peoria Arts Commission, the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, and the city's public art program.You can also view a calendar of upcoming events and performances.
Code Compliance   Code Compliance
Peoria's Code Compliance Division is responsible for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of citizens by enforcing the city's codes and ordinances. You can also Report a Code Violation Online.
Community Assistance   Community Assistance
The Community Assistance Division includes assistance programs for Peoria residents, HOA classes, human services as well as information on community grants and federal programs.
Festivals & Special Events   Festivals and Special Events
The Festivals and Special Events division hosts many exciting events throughout the year. Some of these signature events include the Dolly Sanchez Memorial Easter Egg Hunt, the All-American Festival, the Halloween Monster Bash, and the Old Town Holiday Festival to name a few.
Recreation Programs  

Family and Youth Programs
The Family and Youth Programs Division oversees programs, including Active Adults, Adaptive Recreation, Before and After School Programs, Summer Programs, and Teen Programs.


About the Neighborhood and Human Services Department

The Neighborhood and Human Services Department is a new department that was created from existing functions in need of greater alignment to provide a higher-level of responsiveness to community, neighborhood and human services challenges in Peoria. No additional staffing was requested or added through the FY2019 budget planning process, rather, existing functions were combined and positions re-assigned.

Contact Information

Chris Hallett
Neighborhood and Human Services Director