Individual & Family Support Service

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Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House provides services in Employment & Family Support in four 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. Click Here

FOOD PANTRY SERVICE

The Food Pantry, located in Washington Park, provides food boxes, clothing, household appliances, personal hygiene items and much more. In addition, the Food Pantry refers clients to other departments at the agency when additional assistance is needed. The Pantry provides Nutritional Education, Snap Education, Well Care for the Veterans and Seniors and an opportunity for Community Service work.

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) Click Here

 

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) Click Here