Make Real Friendships with Local Americans

Illinois Central College

GET CONNECTED

Here are a few popular ways to interact with us.

AIRPORT PICKUP & TEMPORARY HOUSING

Landing in Peoria soon? Sign up today to have a local volunteer pick you up from the airport (temporary housing also available). We look forward to meeting you!

ENGLISH CONVERSATION PARTNERS

Improve your English with the help of a native English speaker. We have American volunteers who are willing to meet with you for an average of one hour per week.

FRIENDSHIP PARTNERS

Meet monthly & become friends with an English-speaking partner. Participate in fun activities together, such as sharing a meal, touring the city, shopping, celebrating the holidays, and much more! This service is free.

International Friendships (IFI)

International Friendships, Inc (IFI) is a community organization that works in partnership with universities and Christian volunteers to promote friendship and hospitality for international students, scholars and family members. IFI also partners with internationals through on-campus student organizations.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

We put on big and small events throughout the year. Come make an American friend!

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