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

EMPLOYMENT & FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House provides services in Employment & Family Support in three primary areas:

COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY SERVICES

Individual and Family Support Services: provides emergency cash grants or other vendor payments or loans for emergency utility assistance, rental, medical, clothing and shelter assistance to assure that the basic necessities of life are being met for the individuals and families in the community. During the winter over 1,700 residents were without gas or electric for at least part of the winter months. Neighborhood House worked diligently with clients to get their service reinstated. Serves more than 4,400 families in an effort to assure that their basic needs are being met.


  • Funded by the Department of Children & Family Services, United Way and the United Methodist Church. Located at 1200 N 13th Street.

TANF JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAM

Provides Job Readiness, Job Placement and Job Retention Services for TANF parents. Staff assist clients with resumes and job search. Clients may use agency computer lab to fill out resumes and search for jobs online. Serves more than 245 participants. (TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)


  • Funded by Department of Human Services. Located at 1200 N 13th Street.

TANF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Provides Scholarships to low-income parents in an effort to assist them in completing their education and obtaining and maintaining employment that will enable them to become and remain self-sufficient. Serves more than 35 low-income participants. (TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)


  • Funded by Department of Human Services. Located at 1200 N 13th Street.