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Can You Help Us Meet the Need?

Last week, Jamie received an amazing gift before Christmas, a new car!  Through a partnership with Sioux Falls Ford, each month The Community Outreach is able to help give a car to a worthwhile recipient participating in a self-sufficiency program.  Through this program, Jamie now the opportunity to more easily care for herself and her family. […]

Winter Months Hit the Working Poor the Hardest

The Community Outreach receives almost 8000 requests for support every year from families in Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and McCook Counties.  With programs to prevent homelessness, bus passes for new employment, and car repairs, every winter utilities become the greatest need. As the winter months begin to dip colder in Sioux Falls, more and more homes […]

Housing Program Aims to Increase Home Ownership among Low Income Households

July 17, 2017 – The Community Outreach announced a new home ownership initiative for low-income families, Hezekiah House.   For over 40 years, The Community Outreach, a Sioux Falls nonprofit ministry, has provided for the emergency needs of the working poor in the Sioux Empire.  Over 8000 families contacted The Community Outreach for support in 2016.  […]

New Options Added to the Genesis Program!

The Genesis Mentoring Program has been a transformational ministry at The Community Outreach for many years.  Hundreds of individuals and families have taken steps to turn the course of their lives for the better through learning self-sufficiency skills.  These families, and the generations to follow, will be forever improved thanks to their commitment and faithful […]

Peter Nord Joins The Community Outreach

The Community Outreach is excited to announce that Peter Nord has joined our staff as the Development and Relationship Coordinator.  In his role, he will be sharing the mission and programs of The Community Outreach with local churches, businesses, and the community.  He will also be working to support the volunteers and mentors of the ministry. […]

Join our Team!

We’re looking for a new member of our team! Currently, we are accepting resumes for our Development & Relationship Coordinator. If you’re a person who loves making connections and building partnerships, this might be the role for you! In addition to spreading awareness and recruiting mentors in our community, this position will help us raise […]

Online Applications are now Open for Genesis Mentors!

Are you ready to start the mentoring process? Follow the button below to complete our online application! As part of our process of continually improving Genesis, we’ve added the capability to complete applications and feedback forms online! In the future, mentors will also be able to download resources and information to help in the match. […]