Lynda Schueler, Executive Director of Housing Forward testified in support of House Bill 4955 at the Appropriations Human Services committee hearing. HB 4955 would release funding for housing and homeless services in Illinois.
Hazel, a victim of domestic violence, was recently connected with safe, stable housing while she recovers from a chronic illness.
After 15 years as West Suburban PADS, and eight years before that as Tri-Village PADS, we were thrilled to announce our new name on April 29th.
When asked how he feels now that he has a home again, John had only two words, "grateful and blessed."
If Thanksgiving is for giving thanks, why can't Black Friday be for giving back? For the 13th year in a row at The Book Table, it is. 10% of every sale made on November 27th will be donated to Housing Forward. Cross off some of the items on your gift list, support a local business and help more of our neighbors transition to stability. Doesn't get much better than that.
"Oh yeah, my life is better now that I have a house. I almost gave up before I got the apartment, but Chelsea stopped me. And when it happened, it was pretty cool because I know that these people went to all this trouble for me."
On Friday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m., the OPRF and Fenwick soccer teams will play for Village bragging rights at OPRF Stadium. Join us for this great cross town rivalry. Admission is free, but donations at the gate will benefit Housing Forward.
Carol, one of our clients in Open Door Housing, has been chosen to take part in a panel discussion in Washington D.C. about mental illness and the role healthcare and community supports play in treating the disease.
"My name is Andrea, and I am writing this letter to thank those at Housing Forward."
Crystal, our Career Passport instructor, writes about T.W., a recent graduate who was hired as a chef after completing a training program.