Breakfast with our Congregation Partners

Monday, November 13th, 2017

This past Thursday, we hosted a breakfast with our faith-based partners to celebrate our 25th anniversary, our impact and strategies for strengthening prevention and diversion services for those at-risk of becoming homeless and efforts to end homelessness for those residing in our shelters and on the streets.

Rebuilding our Support Center

Monday, November 13th, 2017

After our fire at our Headquarters in Maywood, we quickly put an action plan in motion to make our recovery as prompt and predictable as possible in order to limit the disruption in services and programs to the clients we serve. St.

We need your help: Volunteer Opportunities, AmeriCorps and Holiday Gifts

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Emergency Shelter Food and Shift Gaps

We are in need of meal volunteers in our PADS Shelter for the following weeks during the month:

Breakfast:

5th Wednesday (monthly when applicable) @ Grace Episcopal Church (60 people)

Recognizing Volunteers Don and Linda Bolte

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Residents of Oak Park, Don and Linda Bolte have been long-time volunteers of Housing Forward for more than 10 years. As members of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, they started volunteering as fill in meal providers at the Berwyn PADS Shelter site when the regular team was unavailable.

Mystery Event Raises More Than Just Mayhem!

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

On Saturday, October 21st, 21 well-dressed teams of detectives participated in the Housing Forward Associate Board Mystery and Mayhem event at Untitled Supper Club. During the Old Hollywood Whodunit, guests collected clues throughout the evening to help solve the crime of the century.

Special thanks to Amanda Miller Design Studio

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

When we moved into our new office in Oak Park to be able to serve more people, we thought about how we not only wanted to explore the best use of our new space (all 3200 sq. ft.,) but that we really wanted the office to be professional and inviting. We also hoped that we could create an environment that helped those who came there feel a sense of sanctuary and hope.

A letter to thank St. Eulalia Parish

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Due to our recent fire, we have had to relocate to the building just east of our HQ and Support Center. The Quinn Center, also owned by the archdiocese and part of St. Eulalia, will be our new home until the rebuilding is complete. Click below to read our letter of gratitude to Father Mike Adkins and St. Eulalia for their help during this upheaval.

Thank you to all that came to our Open House

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

On Friday, September 22, Housing Forward held an Open House at our new office at 6634 W. Roosevelt Road in Oak Park.

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