CNCS Illinois State Office

CNCS Illinois State Office Welcome to the official page for Illinois Field Office of the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS).

Amazing to see the power of service to aid Illinois communities in times of disaster and grow the mindset of incarcerate...
06/12/2019
Serve Illinois Commission

Amazing to see the power of service to aid Illinois communities in times of disaster and grow the mindset of incarcerated individuals to reenter their communities 💪

Thousands of inmates have volunteered to fill sandbags in response to Governor JB Pritzker's state disaster proclamation for Illinois 34 counties.

Correction centers across Illinois have bagged nearly a million sandbags since the flooding began.

📢 The Corporation for National and Community Service is accepting nominations for the annual Excellence in AmeriCorps Aw...
06/03/2019
2019 Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards

📢 The Corporation for National and Community Service is accepting nominations for the annual Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards, a special opportunity to spotlight extraordinary programs and inspiring AmeriCorps members serving communities across our country!! 🎉

Nominations are due Monday, July 1, 2019. Eligibility information, award categories, and the nomination form are available at this link:

https://www.nationalservice.gov/2019-excellence-americorps-awards

#NationalServiceWorks

Excellence in AmeriCorps AwardsTo honor inspiring and impactful national service across the country, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is soliciting nominations for the 2019 Ex

05/31/2019
What is Senior Corps

We hope you have been enjoying our content for Older Americans Month! Here's a fun video about Senior Corps #RSVP, #SeniorCompanion, and #FosterGrandparent programs.

Curious about all the opportunities offered by Senior Corps across the country? Visit SeniorCorps.gov today!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2RUa78L63Y

"Older adults are more likely to face physical, financial, or social barriers to volunteering, but Senior Corps provides...
05/29/2019
Combating Social Isolation with Service

"Older adults are more likely to face physical, financial, or social barriers to volunteering, but Senior Corps provides opportunities that accommodate these concerns and makes it possible for seniors to reengage as active community members." Read more: http://bit.ly/2WMtLXb.

#OAM19 #SeniorCorpsWorks 💪

By Katherine Parker Senior Corps volunteering improves health, community engagement  America’s older adult population faces a variety of challenges as they age, including social isolation and associated health concerns like depression. Senior Corps not only serves this population through our Seni...

📢 The last few weeks have seen a rash of extreme weather across the middle of the country. Check out this great article ...
05/28/2019
AmeriCorps

📢 The last few weeks have seen a rash of extreme weather across the middle of the country. Check out this great article about how AmeriCorps members are continuing to support recovery and rebuilding in Florida after Hurricane Michael. 💪

There's been a shortage of affordable housing in the Florida Panhandle following Hurricane Michael. Kudos to these AmeriCorps members for continuing to repair homes that were damaged by the storm. Way to #GetThingsDone! 🏠 http://bit.ly/2Hn2LqP

🚨 Keep an eye on the Serve Illinois Commission page and your local news for information on the flooding in 34 western Il...
05/08/2019
Serve Illinois Commission

🚨 Keep an eye on the Serve Illinois Commission page and your local news for information on the flooding in 34 western Illinois counties along the Mississippi River. 🚨

Governor JB Pritzker has issued a state disaster declaration for 34 counties along the Illinois and Mississippi River to support communities battling major floods.

The disaster proclamation covers the following counties: Adams, Alexander, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Fulton, Greene, Grundy, Hancock, Henderson, Jackson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Madison, Marshall, Mason, Mercer, Monroe, Morgan, Peoria, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Rock Island, Schuyler, Scott, St. Clair, Tazewell, Union, Whiteside, Woodford.

📢 The President has declared May 2019 at Older Americans Month! #OAM19https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/pr...
05/02/2019
Presidential Proclamation on Older Americans Month, 2019 | The White House

📢 The President has declared May 2019 at Older Americans Month! #OAM19

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-proclamation-older-americans-month-2019/

Check out the proclamation and find opportunities to serve in your community at NationalService.gov!

Older Americans are treasured members of our communities. They have poured their lives into our country in ways seen and unseen — often at great personal sacrifice. To current generations and to those of the future, they have given a country whose greatness is unparalleled and which is only growin...

Here's how we're responding to the opioid epidemic:https://www.nationalservice.gov/focus-areas/healthy-futures/americorp...
04/25/2019
Response to Opioid Epidemic

Here's how we're responding to the opioid epidemic:

https://www.nationalservice.gov/focus-areas/healthy-futures/americorps-and-senior-corps-respond-nations-opioid-epidemic

🚨Is your organization looking for a way to build or increase its capacity to serve clients with opioid or substance use disorder? The next deadline to submit a Concept Paper for AmeriCorps VISTA is July 1!

 National Service Responds to Opioid Crisis - Fact SheetOver the past two years, CNCS has invested more than $27 million in opioid- and substance abuse-related AmeriCorps and Senior Corps project

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