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Calhoun Heights Community Outreach, Inc., Magnolia, Arkansas

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Address: 1216 South Fredrick
Magnolia, Arkansas  71753  
United States
Fax: 870-234-2242
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 2
Number of People Being Served: 500
EIN: 45-0585045
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Mission Statement


The mission of CHCOI is to implement, expand, coordinate, and evaluate the educational, health, safety, and enrichment services to youth and adults of surrounding communities in Columbia County, Arkansas.

Description


The Calhoun Heights Community Outreach Incorporated (CHCOI) is an organization that values the well-being of its communities. It was incorporated in 2009, by a group of concerned citizens who recognized the need to motivate individuals into building better communities. In the midst of disintegrating families, deteriorating communities, overpopulated prisons, and emptying classrooms, CHCOI sees it imperative to provide effective, comprehensive programming that will address the problems of today’s at risk youth and begin reconnecting youth to their families, communities, and schools. PROGRAM COMPONENTS After School and Summer Enrichment Program The after school and summer enrichment program is aimed at youth in grades K-12 and is rooted in a subtle but powerful shift of focus from one of identifying "problem youth" to a focus of "identifying youth potential". Students will follow a daily curriculum consisting of snacks, homework, reading, writing, math, computer lab, physical education activities, and performing arts. Healthy Me Initiative Healthy Me Initiative is an exercise program developed by an LPN. Community members follow a rigorous diet and exercise plan. Individuals are weighed in each week and given nutritional tips and information to improve their individual diets and exercise routines. Tobacco Prevention The Tobacco Prevention Program is focuses on four intervention areas which include: Eliminating Exposure to Secondhand Smoke, Preventing Initiation Among Young and Young Adults, Promoting Quitting Among Youth & Adults, and Addressing Disparities. Currently, CHCOI work in Calhoun, Ouachita, Hempstead, and Miller counties, promoting tobacco prevention in existing organizations, schools, churches, medical facilities, and more. Community Service Projects ("Reach Out and Touch") Community Service Projects will be performed with volunteers in surrounding communities in the city of Magnolia. Such projects may include, but are not limited to yard & street clean ups, painting, landscaping, and minor construction.

The Calhoun Heights Community Outreach Incorporated (CHCOI) is an organization that values the well-being of its communities. It was incorporated in 2009, by a group of concerned citizens who recognized the need to motivate individuals into building better communities. In the midst of disintegrating families, deteriorating communities, overpopulated prisons, and emptying classrooms, CHCOI sees it imperative to provide effective, comprehensive programming that will address the problems of today’s at risk youth and begin reconnecting youth to their families, communities, and schools. PROGRAM COMPONENTS After School and Summer Enrichment Program The after school and summer enrichment program is aimed at youth in grades K-12 and is rooted in a subtle but powerful shift of focus from one of identifying "problem youth" to a focus of "identifying youth potential". Students will follow a daily curriculum consisting of snacks, homework, reading, writing, math, computer lab, physical education activities, and performing arts. Healthy Me Initiative Healthy Me Initiative is an exercise program developed by an LPN. Community members follow a rigorous diet and exercise plan. Individuals are weighed in each week and given nutritional tips and information to improve their individual diets and exercise routines. Tobacco Prevention The Tobacco Prevention Program is focuses on four intervention areas which include: Eliminating Exposure to Secondhand Smoke, Preventing Initiation Among Young and Young Adults, Promoting Quitting Among Youth & Adults, and Addressing Disparities. Currently, CHCOI work in Calhoun, Ouachita, Hempstead, and Miller counties, promoting tobacco prevention in existing organizations, schools, churches, medical facilities, and more. Community Service Projects ("Reach Out and Touch") Community Service Projects will be performed with volunteers in surrounding communities in the city of Magnolia. Such projects may include, but are not limited to yard & street clean ups, painting, landscaping, and minor construction.

Mission Statement: The mission of CHCOI is to implement, expand, coordinate, and evaluate the educational, health, safety, and enrichment services to youth and adults of surrounding communities in Columbia County, Arkansas.

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Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes