Faith in Action® - Lebanon
"A Neighbor's Independence Depends on You."

 

 Sr. Mary Perold, CCVI, of the Incarnate Word Foundation presents a grant to the Faith in Action programs of Metro-East to Diane Copeland (Tri-Cities Area FIA) and Kate Baker (Christian HomeCare Services, Inc.) 
 


115 W. Randle

Lebanon, IL 62254 

(618) 537-9590

FAX: (618) 537-6223

Email:  contact@chcsinc.org

Visit our website:
www.chcsinc.org
 


Volunteer Application

Christian HomeCare Services, Inc.  LogoWho we are 

Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers Faith in Action® is part of Christian HomeCare Services, Inc.  (CHCS, Inc).  CHCS, Inc. is a 501 (c ) (3) nonprofit offering faith-based, quality, compassionate, support services  by providing non-medical in-home care, transportation, and information and referral to individuals 60+ to allow these seniors to remain independent in their own homes. Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers is a volunteer-based ecumenical program which works with seniors with the Metro-East area to maintain their independence in their own homes.

 

Our story

Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers provides services to seniors in the following towns:  Lebanon, Mascoutah, Belleville, Shiloh, O’Fallon, Fairview Heights, Swansea, Trenton, Alhambra, Freeburg, New Baden, New Athens, Cahokia, and Dupo. 

 

Services we offer 

  •         Transportation to medical appointments-INCLUDING TO ST, LOUIS MO

  •         Shopping for groceries

  •         Pharmacy to pick up medications

  •         Other basic life errands (bank, hair dresser, etc.)

  •         Provides companionship through phone reassurance calls

 

Requests for transportation must be made 3-7 days prior to your appointment!!!  There is no charge for these services but donations are greatly appreciated!!

 

Volunteers needed 

Volunteer drivers and office volunteers are needed to keep up with the sharp increase in seniors needing transportation.  Volunteer hours are based on your needs and availability.  If interested in being the extra support needed from our community seniors please call 618-537-9590 or complete a volunteer application and mail it to the address listed above. Volunteers will undergo a criminal background check, driver record check, and a brief orientation.  In addition, volunteers must provide a copy of their auto liability insurance.

  


Helping others adapt to their changing needs.

                            

“Partial funding is received from the Area Agency on Aging of Southwestern Illinois.  Faith in Action® does not discriminate in admission to programs or activities or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with appropriate State and Federal statutes.  If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have a right to file a complaint by calling FIA at the number above or the Area Agency on Aging at 618-222-2561.”

Pictured above:  Sr. Mary Perold, CCVI, of the Incarnate Word Foundation presents a grant to the Faith in Action® programs of Metro-East to Diane Copeland (Tri-Cities Area FIA) and Kate Baker (Christian HomeCare Services, Inc.)