Neighborhood and Human Services

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Peoria's Neighborhood and Human Services department is responsible for the city-wide programs and facilities including Arts and Theater, Code Compliance, Community Assistance, Festivals and Special Events, and Recreation Programs.

Art & Theater   Arts & 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  

Recreation Programs
The Recreation Programs division oversees programs including Active Adults, Adaptive Recreation, Before & After School Programs, Summer Programs, and Teen Programs.


Community Assistance News

Upcoming Peoria SUPPORT Classes

Oct. 19, 2018 - Suicide Prevention in the Veteran Community

For more information, please visit the Peoria SUPPORT homepage.

Upcoming HOA Academy and Classes


Oct 16, 2018 - Social Media: Friend or Foe?

For more information, please visit the HOAs and Neighborhoods homepage.


Feb/Mar 2019 (more info to come in Jan 2019)

For more information, please visit the HOAs and Neighborhoods page.

Next Neighborhood Pride Event

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at 7:00 am in the Braemar Neighborhood.

For more information, please visit the Assistance Programs page

About the Neighborhood and Human Services Department

The Neighborhood and Human Services department is a new department that as 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 FY19 budget planning process, rather, existing functions were combined and positions re-assigned.

Contact Information

Chris Hallett
Neighborhood and Human Services Director