Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action
Bishop Dr. Claude Porter President/CEO
Founder of PLCCA
Over the last 43 years, PLCCA has expanded its reach to include more of the Chicago Metropolitan area. We currently oversee more than 30 programs serving over 30,000 annually. PLCCA enriches the lives of our residents through support services that include Children & Youth Family Services, Senior Services, WIC, LIHEAP and Family Case Management; Affordable Housing Assistance; Education Enrichment Classes such as GED, ESL Computer IC3 Certification and Financial Literacy training; Substance-Abuse and Mental Health Counseling Services. This winter PLCCA will be opening our new Turning Point Health Center that provides access to the following: pediatrician, psychiatry, OB/GYN, podiatry, family practioner and dermatology.
At PLCCA we are committed to being a one stop environment offering a full range of programs and services to promote empowerment and self-sufficiency.
On November 4, 2011, PLCCA, Inc. received a $10,000 grant from The Comcast Foundation in support of the Empowering Youth Through Technology Program.
On June 22, 2012, PLCCA, Inc. was honored with a check presentation by Wynona Redmond (Vice President Communications and CSR) with the Northstar Lottery Group for $12,500 in support of our Empowering Youth Trough Technology Program. The mock check was presented during PLCCA's 22nd Annual VGMGC banquet dinner.
Featured in picture from L-R: Claudette P. Harrell, David Quas, Wynona Redmond, Bishop Dr. Claude Porter, Rufus William, Bill Burton and Maurice Thomas.
On May 17th, PLCCA in partnership with Toni Preckwinkle, President Cook County Board of Commissioners held a Ribbon Cutting Celebration at 2127 9th Ave. a newly rehabbed 2-flat home in Maywood, IL.
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PLCCA's Neighborhood Stabilization Project link above.
PLCCA Electric Endorsement Program from Integrys Energy
Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action (PLCCA) has thoroughly investigated various alternatives to reduce the cost of electricity. As a result, PLCCA is endorsing Integrys Energy Services as a supplier, and we know Integrys can save our residents on the energy supply portion of their electric bill as compared to the current ComEd “Price to Compare”.
If you have any questions, please call Integrys Energy Services, Inc. toll-free at 1-888-688-1236. Customer service representatives are available 7 days a week, 24 hours per day. Although the PLCCA is endorsing this program, we ask that you direct all your program questions to Integrys Energy Services, Inc
PLCCA Becomes NAEYC Accredited!
Congratulations to Shirley Dixon, Vice President of Children and Family Services and her department on a job well done! Due to their efforts, PLCCA's Early Childhood Program is now officially accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children!
NOW RECUITING FOR ENERGY AUDITOR TRAINING
- Eligible for Building Performance Institue (BPI) certification
- This residential energy auditing training course will provide individuals with the knowledge necessary to provide homeowners with an overview of energy consumption and options to save money through conservation.
- Hands-on experience in energy auditing, energy efficient retrofitting and energy efficient construction.
JOIN THE GREEN WORKFORCE TODAY!
PLCCA - 411 W. Madison Street, Maywood IL
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: (708) 236-5042
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Yours in Community Service,
Bishop Dr. Claude Porter
President and CEO
providing a hand up
but not a hand out...
"With your generous support we are able to continue our mission"
On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013, 7th District State Representative Emanuel Chris Welch presented Bishop Dr. Claude Porter, President and CEO of Proviso-Leyden Council for Community Action, Inc. (PLCCA) with a check for $450,000 to be utilized for capital improvements of the agency’s aging facility. Bishop Porter was joined by Ms. Edwenna Perkins, Mayor of the Village of Maywood, PLCCA Board Members: David Quas, Chairman to the Board, Paul Labonne, Joseph Ratley, Jr., and Erik Johnson. PLCCA staff members: Rita McConville, CFO, Shirley Dixon, Vice President of Children and Family Services, Andrew Martin, Vice President of Administration, Rodney Davis, Vice President of Children, Youth and Family Services, and Erika Anttila, Director of Clinical and Social Services.
NOW ENROLLING!!!! at PLCCA
1100-1108 W. Madison St., Maywood, IL
Children ages 3 to 5 (708) 865-0605
No charge to families accepted into Head Start and Early Head Start
(No hay cargo a las familias aceptadas en el Head Start y Early Head Start)
Please bring the following to be considered for our program:
(por favor traiga los siguientes documentos para ser considerado para nuestro programa a:)
Proof of Child's Age - prueba de edad
Proof of Income/TANF/SSI/Foster - prueba de ingreso
We Welcome Children with Disabilities