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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 organization to provide vital services to disadvantaged residents in southeast Indianapolis now and into the...read more
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.read more
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 between coach and neighbor in the model takes the form of what we call “powerful questions.” Asking...read more
Need a job? Tired of your current job? Not getting enough hours? Spend your lunch hour with us at the job fair! Thursday, May 19th from 11am – 2pm. Location: Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave, Beech Grove, IN 46107 Meet employers like: Aramark, Beech Grove Fire Department, and the National Guard. Thanks to our co-sponsors: the City of Beech Grove, and our city county councilors Vop Osili (D) and Jeff Miller (R)! Want more info about how Southeast Community Services might help you with your job search or financial goals?...read more
We truly appreciate all of the sponsors, donors, and supporters who attended our 6th Annual Fire & Ice Dinner! Thank you to our FIRE Sponsor: PNC Bank. Thank you to our ICE Sponsors: Healthnet, Inc., Deylen Realty, & Easley...read more
Chopped for Good is a fundraiser where contestants will compete using mystery ingredients to create gourmet tastings. March 18th – ONE EPIC NIGHT who gets bragging rights? Contact Peggy to enter! PeggyF@Southeastindy.org or 317-510-0223...read more
Join us Sunday, February 14th for the 6th Annual Fire and Ice dinner, benefiting Southeast Community Services. Santorini Greek Kitchen is welcoming us to their gorgeous new event space: the Biltwell Event Center! We will gather to eat the best Greek food outside of Greece and support Southeast Community Services! Also NEW THIS YEAR – join us at 5pm to enjoy a cocktail hour and bid on one or more of our SILENT AUCTION items! All proceeds from the event will be donated to Southeast Community Services (SECS). The organization is...read more
The U.S. banks are switching up the insides of our credit cards. They’re adding something called EMV technology, which stands for “Europay, MasterCard, and Visa.” Translation: Credit cards will be equipped with a super-small computer chip that’s extremely hard to counterfeit. If you’ve gotten a card recently, chances are it’s souped up with this technology. Why the changeover? Here’s a crazy statistic: ALMOST HALF of the world’s credit card fraud now happens in the United States—even though only a quarter of all credit card transactions...read more