Jackie Joyner Kersee Boys & Girls Club is located at 1201 North 25th St. in East St. Louis. The club is a nonprofit organization which provides recreation, education and cultural arts for youth and teens. Hours are from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday. For more information call 618-274-5437.

JOBtrack is located at 2270 Country Rd. in Belleville and offers customized employment services for adult residents of St. Clair and Madison Counties. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 618-277-7294.

KidCare offers health insurance for Illinois children through the age of 18 and for pregnant women. For more information call 866-4-our-kids (866-468-7543) TTY 877-204-1012.

Kids In the Middle Southern Illinois strengthens family relationships by providing quality and affordable therapy, education and support to children and families coping with divorce and other family transitions.  An Intake Assessment will determine which service is most appropriate for your family; i.e. children age-specific group therapy, individual therapy or family therapy.  Children First Foundation is licensed to administer this program using contracted therapists in Madison and St. Clair counties.  Insurance is accepted, and cost is determined by the individual therapist.  Scholarships are available through a grant from the St. Clair County Mental Health Board.  For more information or to contact a therapist, call 618-398-9490.

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., is located at 327 Missouri Ave. in East St. Louis. The foundation offers free legal representation to low income individuals and families in civil matters in St. Clair and Monroe Counties and serves senior citizens and nursing home residents in St. Clair, Monroe, Madison, Clinton, Bond, Randolph and Washington Counties.The foundation is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information new clients may call 618-874-8214. All other clients may call 618-271-9140.

Law Enforcement Foundation of Illinois - Police and Children Together Mentoring Project is located at 100 Emerald Hills Dr. in Edwardsville. The foundation offers individual mentoring matches between youth and law enforcement professionals. For more information call 618-659-8710 or email herrmanntamera@aol.com There are no costs.

Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House is located 1200 North 13th. St. in East St. Louis. The Neighborhood House provides daycare, community and youth services; homemaking services for older adults. Family support services, recreation programs, emergency assistance for utilities, rent and clothing is also available. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Monday through Friday. For more information call 618-874-0777.

Life Adventures YMCA of Southwestern Illinois is located at 15 N. First St., Belleville. The program offers custom designed challenge and adventure based programs. The programs address a wide range of recreational, educational and therapeutic needs through the Outdoor Program site (Marguerite Roth High Adventure Center and a climbing/rappeling tower) indoor challenge center and off-site locations. Life Adventures enables the teaching of life skills not commonly addressed in traditional educational and work settings. Cost varies and scholarships are available. For more information call 618-233-1243.

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois is located at 2408 Lebanon Ave. in Belleville. LCFS is a statewide social service agency providing a broad range of services to children, families and the community. Services include adoption, home-based and foster care services. Individual, marital and family counseling is also available. Services for the community also include fathers center, educational and vocational services, food and clothing distribution and a resale shop. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 618-234-0218.

MERS-Goodwill Industries is located at 215 W. Washington St., Suite 100 in Belleville and serves St. Clair and Madison Counties. MERS offers case management, vocational testing, career guidance, occupational skills training, apprenticeship training, job placement, job coaching, transitional services for high school students, psychological evaluation, counseling cognitive restructuring, support services, sheltered employment and supported living. MERS specializes in serving persons with physical, mental and cognitive disabilities, persons with substance abuse and chemical dependency histories, military and veterans, refugees, offenders and  economically disadvantaged persons. For more information call 618-257-1080. TTY call 618-257-1106.

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows  is located at 442 S. DeMazenod Dr., Belleville.  The Shrine offers speakers, programs, conferences, events and retreats. Minds Eye Radio has services for the blind and visually disabled. There is a Restaurant, Hotel, and Gift Shop on the grounds. Hours are from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily. For more information call 618-397-6700.

New Beginnings Pregnancy Center is located at 2019 Johnson Rd., Granite City. Also 10700 Lincoln Trail, Suite C in Fairview Heights. The center offers free pregnancy testing, counseling and legal referrals, education, abortion alternatives, ultrasounds to confirm viability of pregnancy. There no costs. Hours are from 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday,  Wednesday; 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Thursday. Services provided to residents of St. Clair and Madison Counties. For more information call 618-451-2002 or 618-397-2112.

The Nursing Center is located at 1468 State St. Suite 300 in East St. Louis. The center serves ambulatory patients by providing dressing changes. health education, blood pressure monitoring, blood draws, injections, physicals and drug screening. Fees are based on a sliding scare. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 618-274-5311. Appointments are required.

Planned Parenthood is located 4529 North Illinois in Belleville. Offers gynecological services such as PAP, pelvic and breast exams; contraceptives such the pill and IUD; STD testing for men and women; HIV counseling and testing; pregnancy testing. Hours are 10:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. until 1:30  p.m. on Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.on Friday and 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday. For more information call 618-277-6668.

Pregnancy Care Center is located at 220 West Lincoln St., Suite 308 in Belleville. The Center ffers alternatives to abortions, free pregnancy test, individual counseling, clothing for children up to five years of age, maternity clothing, layettes for newborns and furnishings when available. Verification for P.A., MPC and WIC. Referrals for many needs such as adopting, education, Even Start, Head Start, Parents as Teachers etc.  Hour are form 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday. For more information call 618-233-2273.