Chestnut Credit Counseling Services (CCCS) offers credit counseling for bankruptcy by telephone, in person or by Internet. This counseling is required prior to the filing of a bankruptcy and is offered to those filing bankruptcy in the Central, Northern or Southern District in Illinois.

To obtain this counseling by Internet, please click on the "CONTINUE" button below. The cost for the Pre-Filing Credit Counseling is $50.00 per person or couple. The certificate that is required by the bankruptcy court will be issued upon completion of this counseling.

We also offer Pre-Discharge Debtor Education bankruptcy counseling required for the discharge of a bankruptcy. The cost for this counseling is $49.00 per person or per couple. the certificate that is required by the bankruptcy court will be issued upon completion of this counseling. This counseling is offered in person at our offices in Bloomington, Granite City or Joliet Illinois or via Internet.

To obtain counseling by Internet, please click on the "CONTINUE" button below. The certificate that is required by the bankruptcy court will be issued upon completion of this counseling.

For more information on obtaining counseling for bankruptcy or bankruptcy discharge, please call us at 800.615.3022 or send an email message to us at dhill@chestnut.org


To obtain a completion certificate after finishing the online course, please call us at 800.615.3022 during our regular business hours.








Chestnut Credit Counseling Services is a non-profit service agency consisting of professional credit counselors, dedicated to enable all individuals to reduce budgetary stress and regain financial control. Our objective is to provide consumer education confidential budget counseling and/or debt management programs, regardless of income or amount of debt through personal contact in a timely manner at convenient locations. We do not lend money.




Main Office: 
Chestnut Credit Counseling Services
1003 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Toll free: 800.615.3022