Staffers attend conference targeting largest population experiencing homelessness in the U.S - individuals living on their own.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Two key Housing Forward staff members attended an inaugural event exploring emerging research, innovative strategies, and proven best practices to address homelessness among this specific population. The Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference took place in San Diego, California from February 21-23, 2019.

Volunteers Needed for RESCHEDULED Point-in-Time Homeless Count Feb. 6th

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Our most pressing need currently is for volunteers to help with the Point in Time Homeless Count THIS WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6th, which is coordinated by The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County. The census happens every other year, regardless of the weather, and our Maywood office located at 1851 S. 9th Avenue is the meeting location for the West Region. No previous experience is needed.

Volunteers Needed for 2019 Point-in-Time Homeless Count on January 30th: Let's make everyone count.

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County is the coordinator of a federally mandated homeless count that occurs every other year. During this single night, over one hundred volunteers canvass the streets in groups of three or four and attempt to count every person living outside in suburban Cook.

Engaging youth in volunteering and advocacy.

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Our youth volunteer engagement is on the rise and Jonny Hugh from Oak Park is one great example.  As part of his 8th grade service and learning project at the Oak Park Children’s School, Jonny decided to tackle the issue of homelessness. Jonny prepared over 100 personal care packages and distributed many of these during  St. Mary of Celle Parish's shelter night.


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