About ALCS

Elevating Lives with ALCS

Empowering Communities Through Stabilized Living, Education, and Advocacy!

Abundant Life Community Services, Inc. (ALCS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit  organization that is dedicated to improving the well-being of the underserved population through stabilized living conditions, education, and advocacy. Since its inception, in 2000, the organization has been successfully addressing community needs by working collaboratively with caring partners.

Our responsive approach has resulted in community defined programs in education, food security, disaster relief, summer camps, family life education, youth mentoring, and civic engagement.

Enriching Lives

ALCS's Mission, Vision, and Philosophy for Positive Change.

Discover how ALCS is making a difference in the lives of individuals and communities through our empowering mission, visionary approach, and transformative philosophy. Experience the positive change driven by ALCS as we strive to enhance lives and create a brighter future for all.


ALCS’ mission is to create resilient families through education, strong social connection, and opportunities for personal and economic independence.


ALCS seeks to see every family with the tools necessary to create self sustainable lives that benefit both them and their communities.


ALCS embraces the philosophy of utilizing individuals' inherent abilities to improve the quality of life for all people and make a significant difference.

D'Nadre Bell

Executive Director

Meet our New Executive Director

Fostering Community Empowerment and Transformation at ALCS

D’Nadre Bell, a New Bern native and former volunteer and employee at Abundant Life Community Services (ALCS), brings a wealth of experience to our organization. Before joining ALCS, Mr. Bell taught at St. Paul Catholic School, providing him with valuable experience and insights.

Having grown up in a single-parent household, Mr. Bell understands the importance of programs like the Family Crisis Intervention Program and the Resource Hub offered by ALCS. He is committed to helping families access the resources they need to thrive.

In light of recent events such as Hurricanes Florence and Matthew, the COVID-19 pandemic, and everyday challenges, ALCS plays a vital role in supporting families. Mr. Bell aims to expand our impact by forging partnerships with local and national agencies, introducing new programs to promote family resilience, and providing compassionate support to our community. Together, we can better prepare families to overcome life’s uncertainties.

Mr. Bell's Impactful Contributions and Notable Achievements.

Since joining ALCS, Mr. Bell has dedicated countless hours to ALCS programs as a volunteer and the curriculum coordinator and teacher for Connection Academy, ALCS’s After-School Program. Additionally, he actively supported the Summer Day Camp and Summer Food Service Program during out-of-school sessions. His familiarity with ALCS and its initiatives is evident.

” I look forward to getting to know you all, our donors, volunteers, and partners very soon and encourage you to reach out if there is anything that I can do to assist you. Thank you for your continued support of Abundant Life Community Services. Let’s go create resilient families togetehr. ” – D’Nadre Bell