Concrete Ways You Can Assist Housing Forward Right Now

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

We appreciate each and every offer of help from community members and groups. Our most pressing needs are:

We need the following things for our shelter and housed clients:

Immediate Ways to Help Housing Forward

Monday, March 16th, 2020

One of the rare bright spots over the past week is the incredible response of the community, reaching out and asking us how they can help. Thank you!

COVID-19 Update

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Clients being relocated from 24-hour-a-day shelter amid COVID-19 concerns

Housing Forward Announces 2020 Have-a-Heart Gala Award Honorees

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

For twenty-two years, Housing Forward supporters have gathered at the Have-a-Heart Gala to celebrate community and raise funds. This year's event, taking place on Saturday, February 29, 2020, is the first to be hosted at the Aon Grandballroom on Navy Pier.

AmeriCorps Members honor Dr. King during a day of service.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
AmeriCorps Martin Luther Kind Jr. Day

Our current team of AmeriCorps members joined State Representative La Shawn K. Ford, (D-Chicago) and several other service groups, for his 14th Annual Family HEALTH CHALLENGE honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.