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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
Have you planned the next step for your career? Now’s the time to get started! Join us for Career Pathways! Fill out our interest form & we’ll contact you with more information. Check out our Center for Working Families page for additional details. Here’s what you get with our Pathways Program: 24 hours of job skills training including: Working with professional employment coaches! Applications, resumes Interviewing practice Working with a professional financial coach! Figuring out your salary needs How to work with difficult...read more
SECS is participating in Brackets for Good (BFG) 2015 tournament Presented by Valeo Financial Advisors. Learn more about the BFG organization and goals, as well as the tournament by watching this short video http://vimeo.com/74859660. Want to help us win? Here are some ways you can help us advance towards the $10,000 grand prize: Visit http://indianapolis.bracketsforgood.org/ and donate to help us advance in our division. Be our MVP and score us more points by turning your donation into a buzzer beater! Share information about the tournament...read more