Faith in Action®
"A Neighbor's Independence Depends on You."
Lebanon FIA ....
FAST/East St. Louis
Illinois FIA Programs
115 W. Randle
Lebanon, IL 62254
FAX: (618) 537-6223
Caregivers Faith in Action® is part of Christian HomeCare Services, Inc.
(CHCS, Inc). CHCS, Inc. is a 501 (c ) (3)
nonprofit offering faith-based, quality, compassionate, support services
by providing non-medical in-home care, transportation, and information and
referral to individuals 60+ to allow these seniors to remain independent
in their own homes. Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers is a volunteer-based
ecumenical program which works with seniors with the Metro-East area to
maintain their independence in their own homes.
Caregivers provides services to seniors in the following towns: Lebanon,
Mascoutah, Belleville, Shiloh, O’Fallon, Fairview Heights, Swansea,
Trenton, Alhambra, Freeburg, New Baden, New Athens, Cahokia, and Dupo.
Transportation to medical appointments-INCLUDING TO ST, LOUIS MO
to pick up medications
basic life errands (bank, hair dresser, etc.)
companionship through phone reassurance calls
transportation must be made 3-7 days prior to your appointment!!! There
is no charge for these services but donations are greatly appreciated!!
drivers and office volunteers are needed to keep up with the sharp
increase in seniors needing transportation. Volunteer hours are based on
your needs and availability. If interested in being the extra support
needed from our community seniors please call 618-537-9590 or complete a
volunteer application and mail it to the address listed above. Volunteers
will undergo a criminal background check, driver record check, and a brief
orientation. In addition, volunteers must provide a copy of their auto
Helping others adapt to their changing needs.
“Partial funding is received from the Area
Agency on Aging of Southwestern Illinois. Faith in Action® does not
discriminate in admission to programs or activities or treatment of
employment in programs or activities in compliance with appropriate State
and Federal statutes. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you
have a right to file a complaint by calling FIA at the number above
or the Area Agency on Aging at 618-222-2561.”
Mary Perold, CCVI, of the Incarnate Word Foundation presents a grant to the
Faith in Action® programs of
Metro-East to Diane Copeland (Tri-Cities Area
FIA) and Kate Baker (Christian
HomeCare Services, Inc.)