Building a Healthy Community
We bring important partnerships to the community. We connect the community to resources that are essential to the well-being of strong youth, families and communities.
Partnerships and Collaborations
SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School
Preparing students to be career- and college-ready upon graduation, the SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School is a school of choice for families in the East St. Louis school district.
Institute for Urban Research
The IUR shares innovative practices and engages in scholarly research. The IUR helps the community answer the tough questions involved with affecting change.
SIUE We Care Clinic
The SIUE WE CARE Clinic is a nurse-managed primary care clinic sponsored by the SIUE School of Nursing to provide care to diverse clients in the East St. Louis region.
SIU Dental Clinic
Residents of Madison and St. Clair counties—including children—can receive quality, affordable dental care provided by the SIU School of Dental Medicine.
UMSL Optometry Clinic
Optometrists provide comprehensive eye care, including eye exams, disease diagnosing, and glasses/contact lens selection and fitting to Madison and St. Clair county residents.
Community College Partnerships
The East St. Louis Center campus hosts participating colleges to offer certificate and associate degree programs and a variety of community college services to residents in the East St. Louis region. The East St. Louis Center campus hosts community college programs and services from Kaskaskia College and Southwestern Illinois College.