Our mission is to restore hope and provide opportunities
for people to become all that God intends them to be.


Outreach operates neighborhood resource, counseling, transitional housing and employment training centers. Our sites are:


Community services vary by site and are developed in response to local needs and resources.

Family stabilization services include counseling, case management, youth-in-crisis intervention and older adult services.

Youth development services include after-school and summer academic programs (1st-12th grade), tutoring, mentoring (ages 11-17), college prep and scholarships.

In addition, Outreach offers transitional housingjob training and community development.

Social Enterprises

Outreach’s social enterprises represent the best in Kingdom stewardship. They focus on recycling or re-purposing material resources received as donations, resold at a fair price to generate support for Outreach’s local ministries. Resale centers include:

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Kristi’s Story

Born and raised in Albania, Kristi longed for a better life. Despite numerous setbacks, she's thriving in the States thanks to Outreach's transitional housing program and Employment Opportunity Center.

Hands-On Training: A Mentoring Story

When his neighbors' shed needed repairs, Big Buddy Dick Routsen saw an opportunity to teach life skills and the value of hard work to a student at OCC.

Water Day

Water Day, a fun event for students and staff alike, marked the last week of OCC's 2017 summer programs.

L2E Summer

Highlights of the Learn 2 Earn (L2E) junior high summer program included visits from 2017 Miss Black Teen Illinois and US Army Recruiter Sergeant Oviedo, as well as participation in the D.A.R.E. program.

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