Community Capacity Building
Building A North Charleston Collaboration is a project sponsored by a 2007 US Department of Health Human Services Administration for Children and Families Communities Empowering Youth Grant.
Its goal is to strengthen a broad-based community collaboration so that it will be better able to address myriad issues faced by disadvantaged youth in their North Charleston community.
Heritage Community Services’ mission is to strengthen the character of America’s adolescents and communities one individual, one family, and one institution at a time. To do so, they provide programs that promote healthy family formation and maintenance so that children are raised in the healthiest of environments and circumstances.
Midland Park Community Ministries helps stabilize low income families with basic human needs, and, then, improve their well-being by providing educational programs at no cost, job referrals, and, ultimately, connecting them to a church family.
Charleston Area Community Development Corporation helps low-income citizens and families realize their dreams of homeownership through financial literacy education and first-time homeownership counseling.
City of North Charleston’s Weed & Seed Project aims to prevent, control, and reduce the levels of violent crime, drug abuse, and gang activity in targeted high-crime neighborhoods by “weeding out” criminals and “seeding” with human services.