Thank you to St. Edmund and St. Giles for so generously supporting Housing Forward’s “Open Door Housing” program for individuals and families who are homeless and have a disabling condition. Their substantial contribution of furnishings and supplies will fill 8 apartments for clients moving from the PADS shelter into stable, permanent housing. As we continue to provide families and individuals with stable housing and support, donations of “House to Home” kits provides them the comforts of home.
The Empty Bowls Community Dinner, benefiting Housing Forward, will take place on Friday, February 26th from 6 pm to 8 pm at OPRF High School.
Tickets for the 2016 Have-a-Heart Gala are now on sale. This event has sold out quickly the last few years, so get yours now before they're gone!
The failure of the State of Illinois to pass a budget led to serious deterioration of the state's human service sector and those it serves.
HUD recently released a report that showed that progress is being made in reducing homelessness, but sustained investment and focus is critical to making lasting change.
If you're looking for extra motivation to work off some of the holiday calories, this is the event for you. For every calorie burned between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. on December 17th, Orangetheory Fitness will donate a penny to Housing Forward. The harder you work, the more they give!
Open Door Housing, launched in October 2013, is near capacity 10 months ahead of schedule.
In the past month, Outreach & Engagement Specialists and Housing staff members have facilitated life skills classes for program participants.
Tickets for Housing Forward's 5th Annual Trivia Night are now on sale. Join us on July 15th and compete to defeat homelessness!
The Career Passport program, which recently graduated its 19th class, has opened doors and provided opportunities that would not otherwise exist.