ACS Community Development and Urban Ministry Program (ACS CD/UM) provides vital help to individuals and families who are unemployed, working-poor, uninsured and disadvantaged in poverty stricken and urban areas. It offers relief services, promotes individual and community development that includes equipping community members with skills to become self-sufficient and engages in public advocacy.
How is ACS Community Development/Urban Ministry Program Effective?
ACS CD/UM Program makes services accessible to communities by locating in the heart of neighborhoods and becoming familiar with residents to nurture their hope, self-value and ability to succeed. It addresses problems that plague urban areas like drugs, violence and crime and organizes individuals into community protection and empowerment groups through innovative methods.
- Food Pantry services
- Clothing Services
- Housing Assistance
- Substance abuse awareness and prevention training
- Addiction Treatment and Counseling
- Medical and Health Care Services
- Crisis Intervention and Emergency Assistance
- Domestic Violence Services
- Family and Parenting Counseling
- Teen outreach pregnancy services
- Homeless shelters
- Tutoring and mentoring programs
- Job skills training
and much more!
ACS Community Development/Urban Ministry Program offers training on how to lead a nonprofit operation that effectively meets social needs in local communities through the Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program (NLCP).