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We believe housing is a basic human right.

We transition people from housing crisis to a permanent and stable home in their community. Through impactful services and strategic partnerships, we find innovative, systemic solutions to end homelessness. 

Our strength is in our determination to end homelessness.

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Since our founding, we have served over 17,000 individuals experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

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In 1992, a group of congregations joined forces to provide emergency shelter services for those experiencing homelessness in their communities. It was just the beginning...

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Our staff, Board of Directors, Associate Board, and Friends of Housing Forward share a commitment to ending homelessness in west suburban Cook County.

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Our diverse team of professionals is what makes Housing Forward a leader in homelessness services in greater Chicagoland. Come join us!

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We assist individuals and families in 26 communities in west suburban Cook County who are experiencing homelessness or housing crisis.

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Together with our program, corporate, congregation, and community partners, we create innovative, systemic solutions to end homelessness.

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