Current Projects

Parenting Workshops 

Life Kills Training  and Employment Preparation Training for ages 16 to25

College and Career Fair ; College and Career Prep Consults

CHOICES teen interactive group decision making activities 

Youth Services

Our target audience are the youth at risk of harm or youth who may be homeless, abused, neglected, experiencing trauma, or in need of support to meet their basic needs to achieve a productive life.  Celess' Helping Hands offers services and programs that assist youth with transitioning to adulthood.  Our mission is to wrap resources and tools around the youth and their family so they can reach their fullest potential.  Our target audience, ages 13-25.  

Our mission is to wrap resources and tools around the youth and their family so they can reach their fullest potential. We partner with individuals, community providers, professionals, local organizations & businesses to assist with meeting their needs.  We provide Life Skills training, Youth Empowerment Groups, Parenting classes, Employment Prep & Maintenance training, supplies, community events, resources for housing and education.  

Supporting our Youth as they transition to Adulthood!

Community Outreach

Celess' Helping Hands Community Outreach program consists of various programs and services.  In the greater Metro East area of Southern Illinois there are limited services and organizations to support the young adults ages 18 -25 who are single with no children.  Our mission is to empower all youth 16 to 25 transition to adulthood.  CHH recognizes that networking and working with people in the community, various organizations and businesses will be more powerful in helping with our target audiences - Homeless; Disadvantaged; Low to Middle Income;  Disabled, and those at Youth at Risk at Harm.  

Our programs provide various types of resources, tools, assistance to further their education, relationship building, enhancing their life skills, establish employment stability, maintain adequate housing, parenting, financial literacy, counseling for healing, support groups, and referrals to community services as needed.  Celess' Helping Hands host community events to help people become aware of these needs, resources and organizations available to assist with meeting their needs.  

Together we can make a difference!