New Teen Gardening Program Launched at CCS

This summer CCS held its first Seed to Feed Teen Growers Internship. The six-week internship has allowed 9 Elkhart teens the opportunity to practice gardening and job skills like leadership, teamwork, responsibility, and communication in safe outdoor learning environments. Read more

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Congratulations to our newest class of Soup Of Success Graduates!

We are so proud of each of you!

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Our Financial Services program houses this loan program to assist working families in Elkhart County. The loan can be used to cover job related expenses such as steel toed work boots, uniforms, or transportation.  To be eligible a person must reside in Elkhart County, be currently employed or have a job offer, fall between 150-185% of poverty and agree to pay back the loan.  For more information contact Vonda Horst at 574-295-3673 ext 106 or email at This program is made possible by a grant from the United Way of Elkhart County.