Welcome to Common Place

2010 June Summer Youth 005Common Place is a social service agency on Peoria’s South Side that helps people overcome poverty and injustice through education. At Common Place, educational programs start with our Youth Programs, grades K-12. Our Youth Programs offer academic assistance, life skills, and cultural enrichment to build self esteem and success in school. Common Place literacy programs help adults learn reading, writing, and math skills and acquire self-esteem and self-confidence needed to obtain employment.


Mission Statement


Common Place’s mission is to embrace diversity and improve lives through education and family support.

Please browse our website to learn more about what Common Place is doing for the community and upcoming events. Our next event is Walk for Literacy. See below or visit our event page for details.