Located in the heart of Peoria's East Bluff...


The East Bluff Community Center (EBCC) is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization located at 512 E. Kansas St. in one of Peoria’s lowest income, but richest historical neighborhoods. With a mission “to foster connections that enrich lives and enhance the East Bluff", we work hard to offer a safe and welcoming campus. The EBCC's main services for the community include:

  • Youth development programs, including evening youth club and summer basketball/mentoring program.
  • Weekly food pantry, which includes a hot meal. We have a community garden that families can pick from, and many of these vegetables are made available at our food pantry as well.
  • Community engagement activities. We host monthly events and send out a monthly newsletter to connect neighbors to services and one another.
  • Affordable event rentals. Our community meeting rooms and gym can be used at a very affordable rate for events, like birthday parties and baby showers. Our commercial kitchen can be used for commissary.
  • We believe collaboration is key, and we partner with a wide range of agencies and individuals, providing space for them to bring their services directly to the East Bluff. View these partner services here.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the EBCC. Please contact us with any questions or to learn more about what's going on and how you can be involved. All are welcome to visit the community center-- we are here for YOU!