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.

 
View All

Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty

Focus: 
To work across sectors, political parties, and economic classes in order to create and implement community solutions to help end poverty and build sustainability
Poverty

Catholic Charities

Focus: 
To serve those in need as Christ would have us do. Our vision is to eradicate poverty and strengthen families to help create Generation Zero, the first generation free of poverty.
Poverty

Christ Child Society

Focus: 
To offer, in the love and spirit of the Christ Child, personal service and clothing to all children and infants 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. .
Poverty

Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc.

Focus: 
To provide jobs, training, and placement services for people with barriers to employment.
Disabilities

Share Foundation

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

St. Vincent De Paul Society of St. Joseph County

Focus: 
To offer food, clothing, and household necessities as well as emotional, spiritual, and financial support through one-on-one interactions with those who are less fortunate and living in poverty.
Poverty

United Religious Community of St. Joseph County

Focus: 
To encourage interreligious dialogue and to provide basic assistance to individuals in need.
Poverty

United Way of St. Joseph County

Focus: 
To mobilize the community collectively to reduce poverty
View All Events

Upcoming Events

December 2020

04
Application Close | Winter Virtual Service Corps
Friday, December 4, 2020 (All day)
05
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