Are You a Superhero?

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Somewhere in this community, before each new regular shelter season begins, a variety of unassuming people file into a room, pick up a folder and sit down. At first glance they have the familiar faces of neighbors, family, fellow church members and friends – but they are in fact superheroes.

Volunteer in our Summer Transitional Shelter and other opportunities

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Summer Transitional PADS Shelter

We are just about halfway into our Summer Transitional PADS Shelter program, and if you haven't already, we’d like to invite you to help by donating a meal to those that are in the shelter. The program runs through September 4th and volunteers can sign up for the following options: Breakfast Provider, Lunch Provider, Dinner Provider, and Over Night Helper. Dates for the following shelter sites are listed below. If you are interested in getting involved with this program, please click on the links to sign up!

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

The summer Transitional Shelter program provides short-term shelter for up to 12 clients that are on an employment or educational track or have an imminent housing plan in order to rapidly re-house individuals and families.  There are also three beds dedicated to those who are newly homeless.

Interested in being a part of the 2018 Have-a-Heart Gala? Join our Auxiliary Board!

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

The Auxiliary Board is an opportunity to participate in Housing Forward’s largest fundraising event of the year. You will be a part of a passionate team of professionals and volunteers working together to create an exciting silent auction for our guests. In addition to working in support of our mission, the Auxiliary Board also provides a way for you to learn new skills and broaden your professional and social circles.

Learn more about the Auxiliary Board

Summer Transitional PADS Shelter

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

The summer Transitional Shelter program is designed to foster self-sufficiency for clients who are on an employment or educational track with a combination of short-term shelter and supportive services in order to rapidly re-house individuals who are homeless in West suburban Cook County.

Housing Forward is looking for individuals and/or groups to help with our Transitional Shelter program, May 30 – September 4. Volunteers can sign up for the following options:

Summer Transitional PADS Shelter

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The summer Transitional Shelter program is designed to foster self-sufficiency for clients that are on an employment or educational track with a combination of short-term shelter and supportive services in order to rapidly re-house individuals who are homeless in west suburban Cook County.

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