Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., perceiving supportive services as a vital function of a community development corporation, offers a variety of services to neighborhood residents.
Complementary to the organization’s housing and economic development, BBC administers housing repair and improvement programs to residents. In addition to a small amount of grant-based programs, staff maintains knowledge of low-interest loan programs, utility reduction programs, and available services.
The agency also provides supportive social services to residents such as financial literacy education, healthy living education, youth development, and special community events.
BBC also serves as fiscal agent for neighborhood groups and block clubs, enabling them to access over $75,000 annually to fund grassroots projects.