How a New PADS Site is Born

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
New PADS Shelter site volunteers needed.

In October of 2018, Tom Holmes wrote an article in the Forest Park Review making the case for more PADS Emergency Shelter locations in Forest Park.

Welcoming Erik to the Development Team

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Erik Johnson

Housing Forward is delighted to introduce Erik Johnson who joined our agency as Director of Development and Communications this month.

Spreading Warmth with Soup and Support

Friday, January 17th, 2020

This past holiday season, shoppers at Ten Thousand Villages in Oak Park doubled their giving. By supported artisans in more than 35 developing countries earn a fair wage for their handicrafts, they also supported our cause and clients when Housing Forward received 15% of sales.

Hollywood Takes on Homelessness

Friday, January 17th, 2020
The Public Screening

Please plan to attend a special screening of “The Public,” at 7pm on Wednesday January 22nd at Classic Cinema's Lake Theatre.

Calling all volunteers! Let’s make sure everyone is counted.

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
Point in Time Homeless Count

The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County is looking for volunteers for the 2020 Point-in-Time Unsheltered Homeless Count. The Alliance is the coordinator of a federally mandated homeless count that occurs every year. This year’s count is Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

This is Jennifer. She loves her job.

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Jennifer is a Housing Forward Street Outreach Specialist.

Give the Gift of HOME this Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

For our 2019 Winter Appeal, we asked a client what it feels like to move into his new home.

Looking for ways to help end homelessness this season?

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Here are 12 ways...