"Oh yeah, my life is better now that I have a house. I almost gave up before I got the apartment, but Chelsea stopped me." She said, 'Louis, I think we have a place for you.' I thought it was BS at first, but she was sincere. And when it happened, it was pretty cool because I know that these people went to all this trouble for me."
The hunt is on...is your team ready? On Saturday, October 3rd, you'll conquer the streets of Chicago solving riddle & puzzle clues, visiting popular landmarks and completing a series of challenges that require strategy, teamwork & good old-fashioned luck. The race begins and ends at John Barleycorn in Chicago's River North area with drink specials & free appetizers for all race participants. Register now for this fun event!
On Friday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m., the OPRF and Fenwick soccer teams will play for Village bragging rights at OPRF Stadium. Join us for this great cross town rivalry. Admission is free, but donations at the gate will benefit Housing Forward.
A survey of state-funded homeless service providers found that the state budget impasse has forced, or will soon force, almost all of the nonprofit agencies surveyed—90%—to deny assistance to people at-risk of or experiencing homelessness.
As of July 1, the supportive services intended to keep clients stable in their apartments have been cut by more than 50% due to the state's budget impasse. Housing Forward's now-reduced state contract to support the delivery of critical services to individuals and families residing in supportive housing across our community services area has been signed, but the funding has not started flowing.
Open Door Housing, launched in October 2013, is near capacity 10 months ahead of schedule.
Volunteers are needed for the final PADS Transitional Shelter site.
Congregation impact reports for the 2014-2015 season are now available on our website.