Mark your calendars for the Virginia Avenue Music Festival!
Mar22

Mark your calendars for the Virginia Avenue Music Festival!

May is a special month at Southeast Community Services. While many Hoosiers turn their focus West to the Brickyard, the Southside neighborhoods are filled with the sound of live music rather than engines as the Virginia Avenue Music Festival (VAMF) kicks off. VAMF is a full week of great live performances, awesome vendors, and a strong sense of community that draws a vibrant crowd into one of Indy’s coolest neighborhoods....

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Fire & Ice 2018
Feb28

Fire & Ice 2018

Thank you for another wonderful Fire & Ice event! We’ve spent the past week reminiscing about the evening and we are so grateful for the continued support of our board members and the surrounding community. The 8th annual Fire & Ice was the best attended event to date and thanks to the thoughtful contributions of more than 50 local restaurants, businesses, and artists, the silent auction offered a robust selection of items...

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VITA Tax Services
Jan03

VITA Tax Services

VITA Tax Services Our VITA tax season will run from February 3rd to April 14th from 9am to 1pm.  We will be doing walk-in only and will start signing people in at 9:15 am.  The walk- in’s will be first come first served.  We will take as many walks in allowed based on the number of volunteers we have on that day.  We do have other options available.   On Tuesday and Thursday from 1-2 pm we will have a financial coach available for...

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Lilly Endowment Awards Southeast Community Services $5 Million Grant
Jan13

Lilly Endowment Awards Southeast Community Services $5 Million Grant

Southeast Community Services (SECS) is pleased to announce we have received a grant of $5 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s commitment to helping human service organizations that strive to improve the lives of low-income individuals and families and strengthen their communities in Indianapolis and throughout the state. This $5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will strengthen Southeast Community Services and enable our...

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Interested in the trades?

We have a great training program starting soon! You can: earn your high school equivalency, learn how to job search, build your skills, earn a certification that will lead to a high paying job and more! Take a minute to fill out our interest form and one of our coaches will be in touch with you soon.

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Powerful Questions
Jun01

Powerful Questions

SECS operates as a Center for Working Families (CWF), which is a comprehensive approach to employment, self-sufficiency, and financial stability. Our work uses the Co-Active Coaching model to guide our work with clients (neighbors). Co-Active coaching is a model of being with neighbors that challenges participants and coaches to be intentionally collaborative and active in solving neighbor problems. A particular form of curiosity...

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