Homeless and Low-Income Resources
Shelter Inc. provides 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.
Deborah's Place opens doors of opportunity for women who are homeless in Chicago. Supportive housing and services offer women their key to healing, achieving their goals and moving on from the experience of homelessness.
Night Ministry is a Chicago-based organization that works to offer housing, health care and human connection to members of the Chicago community struggling with poverty or homelessness.
Pacific Garden Mission
Men's homeless shelter, overnight accommodations, clothing, medical assistance, shower, clean sleepwear, comfortable bunk, women shelter, homeless children, 3 meals a day. Emergency Shelter: After a 14 night stay clients must wait for a bed until the newer guests are assigned their beds. Pacific Garden Mission offer a Homeless Outreach program for men, women and children.
Phone (312) 492-9410
Teen Living Programs strives to create hope and opportunity for youth who are homeless by assisting them to permanently leave the streets, secure stable housing, and build self-sufficient, satisfying lives. Also offers residential programs. Has a health clinic on-site, performs career aptitudes and assistance with employment, tutoring and referrals for GED programs and alternative schools.
City of Chicago Rental Assistance Program
The Rental Assistance Program (RAP) provides funding to Chicagoans who are at risk of becoming homeless. RAP helps Chicagoans who have housing right now, but who may become homeless soon because they lost income or had another eligible emergency which prevents them from paying rent.
Homeless Shelter Directory
The Homeless Shelter Directory provides listing of Homeless Shelters and Homeless Service Organizations. Due to the Corona Virus, many shelters have set up different rules. Please call before going to the shelter.
CEDA's LIHEAP programs offer heat and electricity assistance through the DVP and PIPP programs. DVP issues a one-time benefit applied directly to your utility accounts. PIPP enrolls you in a budget bill program that provides a monthly benefit toward your bill and offers the opportunity for past due balance forgiveness. Application period starts September 1, 2022
Call us at 800-571-2332
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 Homeless State ID is free.