Urgent Help is Needed

Please help us help Chicago’s homeless by donating to our communities.

Food pantries are available

The Chicago Food depository

  • Food pantries are available: The majority of our partner agencies and programs remain open. Find a food program here. We recommend calling before you go to confirm program hours and requirements.
  • Food assistance is an essential service. While some programs have temporarily closed, we’re working closely with our network to support continued operations.

Find Shelter

Chicago offers its 311 service to all homeless residents.
If your homeless, the process is a little tricky. It can take several hours to be pick up through the 311 system but you can wait at any hospital or police station. Remember that all hospitals do not participate in this program.

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

In cases of immediate danger call 911.

If you are having suicidal thoughts, then please call the national suicide hotline at
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

Mental Health Needs

Illinois Mental Health Collaborative for Access & Choice

Referral to a Mental Health Provider 866359-7953, press 2 and 2 again
‘Warm Line’ for Emotional and Self-advocacy, 866-359-7953, press 2 and then 5
Support, and Recovery Education, Mon-Fri, 8-5, except holidays

  • C4 – Community Counseling Centers of Chicago   Crisis Line   773-769-0205
  • Thresholds Mental Health Center, 4101 N. Ravenswood, Chicago. 60613   773-572-5500
  • Trilogy Mental Health Center – for Chicago area Crisis Line   800-322-8400
  • Lake County Mental Health Services Crisis Line   847-377-8088

Would you care to round up your cart total as a donation to our communities?

Your donation of %amount% will simply be added to your total rounding up to the nearest dollar. Thank you so much for helping Chicago Tiny House.