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...

Meet Ebony Martin, Housing Forward's first Family Support Specialist

Friday, November 15th, 2019
Housing Forward Family Support Specialist

The agency is excited to announce the promotion of Ebony Martin from Street Outreach Specialist to Family Support Specialist. Ebony worked in her previous role for three years, making numerous key connections in the community, and becoming a recognized expert is working with families.

Key volunteer positions still need to be filled in shelter this year!

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Volunteers are an essential part of the PADS Emergency shelter program which operates from September to May providing a place to sleep and three meals, 7 nights a week at 11 rotating sites in host congregregations in Berwyn, Forest Park and Oak Park for between 20 and 60 people in the midst of a housing crisis.

URGENT NEED for volunteers at new family-designated shelter site in Forest Park!.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
New PADS Shelter site volunteers needed.

Forest Park Baptist Church is coming on board as a Monday night secondary shelter site in January.