National Service Programs


AmeriCorps provides opportunities for more than 70,000 Americans each year give intensive service to their communities and country through three programs: AmeriCorps*State and National, AmeriCorps*VISTA, and AmeriCorps*NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps).

AmeriCorps Fact Sheet

                            AmeriCorps*State and National

                                          AmeriCorps*State and National offers a broad range of service programs that engage                                                                                  thousands of Americans in intensive service to meet critical community needs.

                                          AmeriCorps*State and National Fact Sheet


                                          AmeriCorps*VISTA provides members full-time to community organizations and public agencies                                                                to create and expand programs that build capacity and ultimately bring low-income                                                                                      individuals and communities out of poverty.

                                          AmeriCorps*VISTA Fact Sheet


                                           The AmeriCorps*NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a full-time residential program for men                                                     and women aged  18-24 that strengthens communities while developing leaders through direct,                                                               team-based national and community service.

                                           AmeriCorps*NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) Fact Sheet

  AmeriCorps Seniors

Each year AmeriCorps Seniors taps the skills, talents, and experience of more than Americans age 55 and older to meet a wide range of community challenges through three main programs: RSVP, the Foster Grandparent Program, and Senior Companion Program.

Illinois Association of RSVP Directors

Senior Corps Fact Sheet