Promoting community development and empowering people through education, training & supportive services
PLCCA has obtain our 3 years CARF accreditation in Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Services
PLCCA’s Childcare facility has obtain our naeyc accreditation. The Childcare facility provides services in 0-3 Head Start, 3-5 Head Start and Debra Ann Porter 24/7 Center
PLCCA is the only BPI Certified training center located in the western suburbs of Cook County.
PLCCA Annual Report
Opportunity Works is a new program that places young adults in subsidized internships, exposes them to viable careers, expands their skill sets and connects them to the training and resources they need to achieve long-term employment in growing industries.
Young adults ages 16 – 24 from suburban Cook County are eligible. The program aims to serve applicants who are out of work and school and
live in targeted south and west suburbs. Further information can be found here: http://workforceboard.org/youth-programs/opportunityworks/
Apply online at http://bit.ly/OppWorksApp, or text OppWorks to 77453 for more information,
or contact us at email@example.com
Please indicate PLCCA as the community or service organization when completing the application.
Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action, Inc. (PLCCA) was established in 1968 by Bishop Dr. Claude Porter as a private, not-for-profit corporation to serve low-income residents in Cook County’s Proviso and Leyden Townships, and the municipality of Norridge including some of the Metropolitan areas of Chicago.
For over the last 47 years, PLCCA has expanded its reach to include more of the Chicago Metropolitan area, Rockford and Aurora, IL.
We currently are serving over 30,000 families annually and overseeing more than 30 programs structured to promotes community development while empowering our clients with education, training and supportive services.
PLCCA enriches the lives of our residents from the cradle to the grave. Our services fall under the umbrella of Children & Family Services, Youth & Family Services and Supportive Services.
PNC Bank & PLCCA, Inc. celebrated the accomplishments of Bishop Dr. Claude Porter's Legacy & 50 Years of Service
of the PLCCA organization on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the Alhambra Palace Restaurant. Attendees represented a wide variety of industries and communities, in both the private and public sector. High net-worth individuals, business owners, entrepreneurs, celebrities, public officials, civic leaders and media representatives. This was indeed a special, unforgettable evening.
0-5 Head Start
Debra Ann Porter 24/7 Center
PLCCA’s In School and After School Services
Job Readiness and Placement Services
Women, Infant and Children Program (W.I.C.)
A Short film produced by teens in a PLCCA summer program. The film was screened at ICEE Theaters in Chicago, IL., the only Teen Independent Film/Movie screened at the 2009 Hollywood Black Film Festival and 2008 Winner for Best Independent Film/Movie at Chicago Truth Awards. Directed by Ade Akisanya. Running time 24 mins
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