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

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

AmeriCorps NCCC

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