Programs and Services


Housing is the cornerstone of the Urban League programs and has been HUD certified since 1982.
  • Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
  • Homeless Prevention/Rapid Re-housing (HPRP)
  • Rental Assistance
  • Emergency Housing

Health Care:

The Family Panning Clinic has been operated by the MCUL for over 35 years. It provides comprehensive family planning services to men and women of child bearing age.
  • Private Counseling
  • Family Planning Methods
  • Physical Examinations
  • Laboratory Services
  • Education/Outreach
  • Contraceptive Supplies


MCUL has been providing an education program for over nineteen years and strives to empower all youth.
  • Tutorial Services
  • Nutritional Awareness
  • Student Transportation
  • Parental Involvement Services


Employment counseling and referral services have been an integral part of MCUL programming since its inception. These efforts are currently funded by the United Way of Greater St. Louis' Southwest Illinois and Tri-Cities Area Division.
  • Job Recruitment
  • Career Exploration
  • Pre-screening/Counseling
  • Application and Resume Preparation
  • Mock Interviews


The Guild helps serve the MCUL through raising funds and community outreach and has been a national auxiliary of the Urban League since 1942.
Guild Duties:
  • Fundraising
  • Organizational Assistance
  • Volunteerism
Lillian Brantley, President
Evelyn Wills, Vice-President
Ruth Hawthorne, Secretary
Leonard Hawthorne, Treasurer

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Madison County Urban League
408 East Broadway
Alton Il, 62002
CEO: Brenda Walker McCain
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