Recruits and trains volunteers to provide a broad range of services to youth and families throughout the greater East St. Louis community. Volunteers from the AmeriCorps Program provide Educational Advocacy Services, Tutoring, Computer Technology Training and other support to youth in District 189 and to a broad range of faith-based and public after school programs throughout St. Clair and Madison Counties. AmeriCorps volunteers also operate the Neighborhood House Food Pantry which services more than 5,000 people every month, and provides support services to Homeless Men and Women in the greater East St. Louis community. The volunteers work in more than 50 different sites and serve more than 2,500 children, youth and adults.
- Funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services. Located at the Continuum of Care Center.