Breathing easier in a place of her own.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

In 2011 Linda was I was living on the third floor of a three flat in Cicero that was owned by the mother of her boyfriend. His mother didn’t know she was living there and didn’t approve of them dating. Linda had to be very careful when coming and going and moving through the house. She learned the homeowner’s daily routines and managed to stay out of her way for over 2 years. She often did the cooking and cleaning for all three of them, but in secret.

Whoever you are, wherever you are on your life's journey, you are welcome.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

We are proud to spotlight the Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation as one of the Pillar Sponsors of our 21st Annual Have-a-Heart Gala.

The time is now? Affordable housing debate heads to Oak Park

Monday, February 18th, 2019

While the Oak Park Village Board deliberates about creating an inclusionary housing ordinance to provide affordable units in new developments or money to help fund them elsewhere, an all-affordable housing development (above) has been approved for the corner of Oak Park Avenue and Van Buren Street.

Thanks to our generous gift givers.

Monday, February 4th, 2019

After receiving a client wish list via email, presents were purchase, wrapped and delivered to our offices in Maywood and then distributed by case managers. Through the 2018 Holiday Gift Program 92 adults and 52 family members received gifts. As always, we are humbled by this generosity and pass along sincere gratitude of their behalf.

Volunteers Needed for RESCHEDULED Point-in-Time Homeless Count Feb. 6th

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Our most pressing need currently is for volunteers to help with the Point in Time Homeless Count THIS WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6th, which is coordinated by The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County. The census happens every other year, regardless of the weather, and our Maywood office located at 1851 S.

Highlighting the work of the Outreach & Engagement Team

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Have you ever encountered someone on the street who you feel needs help? Did you wonder if one person can really make a difference? Do you ever imagine people from different organizations truly able to connect someone in crisis with the help they need?

In gratitude to our 2019 Have-a-Heart Gala sponsors and event host.

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

We are pleased to recognize the generous donors in our top sponsorship tiers for this year's Housing Forward Have-a-Heart Gala on February 23rd. Their leadership level support means a great deal to us. There is still time to buy ads in our program book, sponsor tables and of course, buy tickets for the event. We are also extremely pleased to welcome Colin Donnell as our host for the evening.

Spotlight on Holly Rotman-Zaid, our Outreach & Engagement Manager

Monday, December 31st, 2018
We are proud of Holly, who was featured in the "Success Corner" of the Built for Zero Committee Newsletter from the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County. 
Holly also shared the following client success story: