Santa Maria Community Services:
Santa Maria Community Services is a non-profit organization serving Cincinnati’s Greater Price Hill community by providing educational tools and resources to help build strong families, promote healthy residents and foster neighborhood revitalization. Santa Maria helps Greater Price Hill resident improve their health, housing and family life through programs in:
· early childhood education and youth development
· health and wellness
· financial education
· immigrant services
Whether they are teaching young parents how to help their newborn children thrive, connecting Hispanic workers to medical care, assisting older adults with access to affordable medications or helping young adults to prepare and pass GED tests and enter the workforce, Santa Maria’s goal is the same as it was 119+ years ago: Helping families help themselves.
Price Hill Will:
Price Hill Will is a non-profit community development corporation serving the neighborhoods of East, West and Lower Price Hill to create systemic change through physical impact, economic impact and social impact. Working under an asset-based revitalization strategy, Price Hill Will engages the expertise and strength that already exists in the community. Instead of focusing on what is missing from the neighborhood, volunteers and staff are tapping into what does exist, what works well, and what the community would like to see more of.
Price Hill Will has three main program areas: Housing redevelopment, Community organizing, Economic development. Individuals programs include community gardens, business district planning, residential/commercial real estate development, community programming, a 100-member youth orchestra, cultural events and many others.