LESSIE BATES DAVIS

NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE

Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House is in a covenant relationship with the United Methodist Women National Office.

1200 NORTH 13TH STREET

EAST ST LOUIS, IL 62205

TELEPHONE: 618 874 0777
FAX: 618 874 0511

“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me” — Mat. 25:35

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OUR
MISSION

EMPOWERING FAMILIES

The mission of Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House is to  empower individuals and families to move out of poverty and achieve self-sufficiency to assure that a new generation of children have the family and community supports needed to be successful in school and in life.

OUR
VISION

THRIVING COMMUNITIES

The Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House seeks to carry out its United Methodist Church affiliation by providing services to address the immediate and long term physical and spiritual needs of youth and families within East St. Louis and its surrounding communities.

OUR
BELIEFS

GIVING HOPE

There are thousands of children and families in our community who are suffering tremendous hardships, who often have no one to turn to, and have given up hope. As a United Methodist Community Center, we believe that “in God’s Name all things are possible.”


HELP US BETTER SERVE OUR COMMUNITY

OUR SPECIAL WISHLIST

Your gifts to Neighborhood House make it possible for us to reach out to those in need in our community. These gifts enrich each of our programs by providing needed items.

  • Disposable diapers, pull-ups, wipes, lotion, shampoo, oil, wash
  • Sheets/Quilts for day care cots, cribs
  • Infant layettes, baby bouncer, baby swing, formula, baby bottles, bibs, socks, underwear
  • Educational toys, books, puzzles

These are only a few items that are on our Wishlist​. Click on the adjacent link to see a full list of items we need to better service the community of Lessie Bates Neighborhood House!

  • Canned goods and non-perishable food items

  • Blankets, fans, air conditioners, bed linen, towels

  • Furniture: table, chairs, sofas, mattresses, frames (call to schedule drop-off)

LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF THOSE WE SERVE

LBDNH serves approximately eight (8) townships in two (2) counties in the southern Illinois region.

Schedule your tour today​, spend a day and learn more about the agency!