Community Partners Directory

COVID-19 UPDATE: The current Coronavirus outbreak has ongoing, direct consequences for both the operations and needs of many community organizations. In accordance with public health guidelines, most organizations are no longer able to accept on-site volunteers and many are unable to accommodate remote collaboration. Learn more

Connect with Local Community Partners

The Center for Social Concerns invites you to expand your learning and work into the neighborhoods of South Bend and beyond. Thousands of Notre Dame faculty, staff, and students take part in opportunities offered through the center and our many partners. Consider engaging with an organization in the directory below through a Community-Engaged Course, research project, or volunteer opportunity.

 
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Criminal Justice

Center for Community Justice

Focus: 
We build safer communities by providing pathways to healing for those in need.
Disabilities

Clubhouse of Saint Joseph County

Focus: 
The Clubhouse is a supportive community for people whose lives have been interrupted by mental illness. We provide opportunities for employment education and wellness. .
Criminal Justice

Dismas House of South Bend

Focus: 
To bring students and volunteers together with individuals returning from incarceration to help them successfully reenter the community as contributing members.
Criminal Justice

Nexus House

Focus: 
To provide a transitional housing program for men re-entering society after incarceration.
Disabilities

Share Foundation

Focus: 
To serve the residential, vocational, and social needs of other-abled adults.
Criminal Justice

South Bend Community Re-Entry Center

Focus: 
To provide re-entry services to offenders being released throughout Indiana. The Center has both a Work Release Program and Level 1 Program component for offenders with two years or fewer to serve.
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Upcoming Events

December 2020

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Application Close | Winter Virtual Service Corps
Friday, December 4, 2020 (All day)
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Postgraduate Service Info Session | Farm of the Child (VIRTUAL)
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

February 2021

09
Social Concerns Fair
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

April 2021