Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.

HUD Certified Housing Counseling

Financial literacy counseling and education are an excellent option if you are seeking to rebuild credit, manage debt, and establish savings. Housing counselors are well trained to provide you with the financial tools needed to maintain financial and housing stability. Western Egyptian has a variety of services available to you to make sure you make the best decisions for your household before, during, and after a home purchase.

We understand that when homeowners struggle financially, communities suffer. Counseling services we offer include pre-purchase and post-purchase education, credit and budgeting, rental counseling and foreclosure prevention counseling. There is help available. Please call 618-965-3193.

Western Egyptian EOC, Inc. is a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency.

eHome America

Western Egyptian, a housing counseling/ education agency, has partnered with eHome America to make web-based Homebuyer Education available.  eHome America’s signature Homebuyer Education course is the certified web-based program for prospective first-time homebuyers. Exceeding national industry standards, this course creates knowledgeable and default-resilient buyers ready for a lifetime of homeownership.

Also available is post purchase education and money management education. Easily accessible through any device 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A reasonable fee is required.  You can learn the ins and outs by taking the comprehensive, fun and engaging course at your own pace. Course completion follow up, at no additional fee, with one of our Housing Counselors is required, so if that is a concern for you, please verify with us before registering. If homeownership is your goal, eHome America and Western Egyptian will help get you there.

Course Highlights Include

  • Steps of the home buying process
  • Preparing for the expenses of homeownership
  • Money management of homeownership
  • Post purchase tips


Central Office

1 Industrial Park, PO Box 7
Steeleville, IL 62288
Phone: 618-965-3193
Fax: 618-965-9421

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HUD Certified Housing Counselor:
Michelle Guebert


Please note that all offices are currently closed to the public due to COVID. Please call for assistance.



In response to Governor Pritzker’s directives and guidance from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Western Egyptian is not currently accepting face-to-face interactions with customers. Applications are still being accepted and may be submitted via fax, email, mail or at one of our three drop boxes. Our staff will continue to be in the office Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm to answer phones, process applications and provide services.

Western Egyptian E.O.C.
1 Industrial Park
P.O. Box 7
Steeleville, IL 62288

p. 618.965.3458
f. 618.965.9421

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