East Side Heart and Home program builds houses to get people out of public housing and into their own homes. Participants rent for three years, complete classes in finances and other aspects of home ownership and then buy the house. Money from the sale finances other homes.
How to help
Donate money or volunteer to help build a house.
Get in touch
Write East Side Heart and Home, 705 Summit Ave., East St. Louis, Ill., 62201. Call the Family Center at 875-7295.