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Food pantries are available

Support services: 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

The Chicago offers its 311 service to all homeless residents. If your homeless then, the process is a little tricky. So, 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

In cases of immediate danger call 911. So, 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. So, referral to a Mental Health Provider 866–359-7953. 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.

Apply for Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

DFSS is committed to preventing homelessness whenever possible. Prevention services include short-term financial assistance for rent, utilities, arrears and other costs related to housing stability. In addition to financial assistance. Households receive housing stability case management focused on budgeting. And resolving issues that contributed to the initial housing crisis.

Emergency Homeless Assessment and Response Center

Operated by the Salvation Army, this new facility is designed to meet the needs of families. As they await placement and serve as the hub access point under the coordinated entry system, families at EHARC will receive diversion assessment and diversion services if appropriate. So, the facility will provide families awaiting shelter placement low, demand services (including meals, showers and play space for children) and short-term stays.

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Chicago Tiny House Inc 

920 West Wilson Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60640

(312) 973-9425

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