Free State of Illinois Homeless ID Card

Do you  know someone who's homeless, a family member or friend? Make sure that person can be identified if something happens to that person. How? If that person is living in the State of Illinois the State ID is free. Do you have questions about getting a free ID.  More Info

Warm WishesWarm Wishes is an organization that collects and distributes blankets and sleeping bags to homeless and indivdual in need in the Chicago land area. Get Blankets    Shelter Listings


Shelter Inc   Providing community-based, emergency and temporary housing for thousands of children and adolescents from birth through age 17 in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, who are abused, neglected, dependent or in need of supervision, 1616 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, 847-590-6188. Shelter Suburbs

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Temporary Shelter

The Chicago Department of Family and Support ServicesCDHS Shelter System tracks approximately 120 temporary shelter programs in Chicago that serve homeless and low - income men, women and families. In total, these facilities provide up to 6,000 beds on any given night. Shelters vary in whom they serve and the scope of service they provide. Some shelters welcome walk-ins while others require a referral.

1615 W. Chicago Ave 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60622-5127   
Phone: 312.743.0300
Fax: 312.743.0400

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Resources for Non - Violent Ex- Offenders

The Night Ministry is a Chicago-based organizationNight Ministry
 that works to offer housing, health care and human connection to members of the Chicago community struggling with poverty or homelessness. With an open heart and an open mind, we accept people as they are and work to address their immediate needs while affirming their sense of humanity. Youth Services.



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Community Action Agency   (Homeless Services)

You will need to bring documented proof of homelessness, income, financial crisis and social security numbers for everyone in the family. Additional information may be requested based on your individual circumstances. More Info


Mary’s Closet Career Clothing

Prepares clients currently seeking employment by offering professional attire and personalized attention to their appearance as well as interview tips.

Donations: 721 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 655-7203