Board of Directors
Cathy Scott Lynch,
Steven Deshawn Thomas
Health Care Outreach
Youth and Senior
Abstinence Program Instructor
Pathways To Better Health
Community Health Worker
SOUTH SIDE COMMUNITY COALITION: HISTORY & PROGRAMS
The South Side Community Coalition was formed over
7 years ago by concerned citizens of South Lansing. They envisioned a
neighborhood center that would serve children, teens, families and
seniors. For the past five years we have been fulfilling this dream by
operating a full service neighborhood center at 2101 West Holmes Road.
We have active after school programs for elementary
and middle school students, an urban 4-H club, a Teen Scene (a
program for high school students), and a summer program.
We facilitate a health care outreach program under the
Ingham County Health Department. We teach a teen
We provide a food pantry, a county nutrition program,
a clothing closet and a computer center that is open to the
We offer a Senior Luncheon and social
Our after school program serves more than 20 children
each school day. Our summer program serves over 50 children each day.
Our programs have been growing each year. In 2007 we
provided 3,348 program contacts for children and youth. In 2008
this grew to 5,036 program contacts.
Like all non-profits, we can only sustain our
services through grants and community support. Funds raised will go to purchase food and supplies, to
support community outreach and volunteer activities and to support
special educational and recreational trips. For information on
how you can help
We thank you for your generosity and your
support of low-income and minority children, teens, seniors and families
of South Lansing.