Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc.
Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc. (RCHA) strives to continually strength the community through youth, adult, senior, and community programs.
RCHA has served the poverty stricken and undeserved community of Robbins, Illinois since 2004. During this time we have implemented a variety of children, youth, seniors, adult, and community programs to help address the issues of poverty, lack of education, unemployment, obesity, drug use, and the digital/technology divide gap. Robbins Community Center also serves as an emergency evacuation site and a warming/cooling haven.
Over the years, Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc. has partnered with several local social service agencies and other entities to provide services, programs, and resources to a community in great need. Due to the need for additional services, programs and resources in the community of Robbins, the RCHA is looking to continue with collaborations, partnerships, and in seeking funding to implement further services to the community residents of Robbins and surrounding areas.
Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc.'s Mission Statement
Mission One: This organization is exclusively for charitable, educational, or scientific purposes of fostering residential, institutional, commercial, and industrial pride in the Village of Robbins, Illinois: for the benefit of all its residents regardless of their nationality, race, creed, color, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation or disability for the general good of the entire South Suburban Cook County community.
- To provide a unity base for the community’s institutions in promoting programs of community enhancement
- To provide a clearing house to direct the collective talents and resources of institutions into positive programs for the community good
- To obtain substantial input for the implementation of the organization objectives and programs from the community groups who are among the many significant assets of our community.
Mission Two: Robbins Community Help Agency Inc.’s purpose statement for the Robbins Community Center
Dedicated to serving the health, wellness, educational, recreational and social needs of the Robbins Community and the surrounding area, RCHA’s presence in the Robbins Community Center exists to enrich our community’s physical, emotional, and spiritual health through sports, recreation and love. The purpose of the Robbins Community Center is to enhance the quality of life of Robbins area residents and their families, by actively promoting participation in all aspects of community.
The Community Center staff and volunteers works to provide equal access to the social, recreational, health and educational needs of Robbins area residents, young or old. Robbins Community Center will be a focal point for services, information, activities that promote independence and increase inclusion in community for area children, adults and seniors of all ages. Programs that are offered promote active lifestyles, while allowing participants to use their skills and develop their potential to become engaged in the community.
The Robbins Community Center also provides public meeting rooms and activity space for organized community groups, and non-profit groups in Robbins. These groups may utilize the Community Center when not in use for Community Center programs.
The Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc. will continue to collaborate or partner with entities to bring much-needed services, programs and opportunities for youth, seniors and residents, as well as, residents in surrounding communities; such as, sports programs, employment opportunities, after school tutoring, dance teams, mentoring programs, information sessions for residents and community events.