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Founded in 1989 as Families Under Urban and Social Attack (FUUSA), and most recently known as Change Happens!, Civic Heart Community Services has a thirty-three-year proven track record in working with vulnerable and disadvantaged populations to create life-altering impact.

Civic Heart has grown from one program to more than 25 programs and 70+ employees. Through our programs, we provide services to over 65,000 individuals annually, including:

  • prevention education skills training and alternative activities to over 7,000 youth ages 6 to 17

  • after school and summer enrichment program to over 150 youth annually

  • housing for 72 individuals experiencing homelessness

  • assistance to help enroll over 2,000 families in health insurance

  • education, training and connections to employment for 200 low-income adults

In addition, our work helps reduce recidivism and improve public outcomes for 90 justice-involved youth. We have enrolled over 100 justice involved girls in the VOICES program, 80% of whom have not reoffended since enrollment.

We take a holistic approach to providing programs and services, uniquely positioning Civic Heart to work with populations that experience the greatest disparities in social determinants of health.

Learn more about Civic Heart by clicking here!

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