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Since the end of August, 12 buses carrying more than 800 immigrants from Venezuela seeking asylum arrived in Chicagoland. Although their arduous trek to a sanctuary city is over, the process of...
RENT & UTILITY ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE Is your housing being threatened due to a financial hardship? Emergency financial assistance may be available: > Rental assistance, including back-rent > Security...
Our Oak Park staff is on the move - we are packing up our desks on a moving truck to Maywood! The Oak Park office, currently located on the second floor at 6634 West Roosevelt Avenue, will be...
In their recent newsletter, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Midwest Region Biweekly Newsletter, featured an article about our very own Jennifer McWhorter. In her...
Housing Forward is opening a temporary overnight emergency shelter that will run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in March from 7pm-8am for unsheltered men, women, and families at Good Shepherd...
As announced last fall, Compass selected Housing Forward to be among its 2021-22 Classic Project nonprofit clients. Compass offers a full range of pro bono consulting services for nonprofits at any...
In an enthusiastic start to the new year, our Associate Board welcomed its 2022 officers: Jacob Crell, President Elizabeth Lohmann, Vice President Kendal Kumzi, Treasurer Housing Forward Associate...
Two Oak Park hospitals are providing warming centers when the temperatures dip below 32° Rush Oak Park Hospital (520 S Maple Ave, Oak Park) offers a warming center which operates 24/7. The entrance is...
Oak Park resident Harriet Hawkins was recently inducted into the Illinoisan Hall of Fame. As a nurse of over 50 years, Harriet is recognized as an expert in the field of pediatric nursing and a...
WGN9 profiled Housing Oak Park's, Charice Phillips and explored how Housing Forward helped her rebound from the brink of homelessness.
On Wednesday, September 1st, Cook County Health and Housing Forward hosted a press conference to present our Medical Respite Center in Oak Park. Speakers included Toni Preckwickle, Cook County board...
On July 23rd, Housing Forward was honored to host Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioner Brandon Johnson, Illinois Senate President Don Harmon, Representative Camille Lilly, and Oak Park Village President Vicki Scaman to announce a $100,000 grant through Cook County’s Justice Advisory Council (JAC) in support of our work on Cook County’s west side.