The Clark Road Genesis Family Center, Incorporated was founded in July of 2000 by Rev. Pharis Evans, Pastor of Clark Road M.B. Church as a venue to meet the needs of a hurting community in a rapidly changing cultural society.

Classes we have offered (some are offered as needed within the community):

  • Job Readiness Skills
  • Computer Literacy (ex: internet utilization, Microsoft office suites)
  • Job Search Skills
  • Full Figure Aerobics
  • Cooking
  • Music
  • Spanish
  • Basic Electricity
  • Counseling Services
  • Parenting Classes
  • Bereavement Sessions

We currently offer the following classes and programs throughout the year:

  • Afterschool Tutoring
  • Youth Leadership
  • Career
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Education
  • Life Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Personal Hygiene
  • USDA Summer Food Service Program
  • Summer Camp

We are core team members of Project Rebuild Gary Truancy Court Program and accept referrals from Geminus Community Partners. Our staff includes certified and licensed teachers and counselors.

Affiliations and Partners

  • Dollar General
  • Gary Literacy Coalition
  • Geminus Community Partners
  • Indiana Department of Education Summer Food Service Program
  • Lake County Substance Abuse Council
  • LiveArts Studio
  • NWI Health Department Cooperative Tobacco Prevention Coalition
  • Project Rebuild
  • Gary Truancy Program
  • UPS

Board Members

Rev. Pharis D. Evans – Founder/ President

Linda Woods – Vice President

Sandra Y. Cotton – Executive Director

Rev. Dr. Mozelle Anderson – Chief Visionary Officer

Brenda Milligan – Treasurer

Laurie Jeana Payne – Secretary

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