Housing

There are several organizations that provide assistance for housing and homelessness issues. 311 is also a citywide resource for housing emergencies.

ANIXTER CENTER
6610 N.Clark St., Chicago, IL 60626
22 small-and-medium-sized residences for people with disabilities on Chicago’s North Side, Evanston, and Lake County.
773-973-7900
www.anixter.org

APNA GHAR
4753 N Broadway, Suite 632, Chicago, IL 60640
Serves South Asian women. Shelter is given to women and their children for 90-120 days who are escaping abuse. Also offers seven apartments to accommodate up to 13 women and children for a period of 18-24 months.
773-334-0173
www.apnaghar.org

BEHIV
1244 W. Thorndale, Chicago, IL 60660
Assists people with HIV and AIDS to maintain their housing and independence via technical assistance in budget planning, apartment searching, and applying for federal programs; advocacy in dealing with landlord/tenant conflicts; and emergency and ongoing rental and utility subsidies for clients who meet low-income eligibility criteria.
773-293-4740
www.behiv.org

BELLE CENTER
1754 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
Two retirement communities: Bethany Retirement Community and Chestnut Square at The Glen.
773-878-7868
www.bellecenter-chicago.org

CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY OUTREACH
4628 N. Clifton Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
Provides intake and assessment services for the newly homeless and offers interim housing for homeless, women, men, single mothers, and children at several shelters.
773-271-8163
www.ccolife.org

EDGEWATER COMMUNITY COUNCIL
6044 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660
Technical assistance on housing issues is provided to tenants, building managers and owners. Also provides assistance to the homeless, individuals in danger of becoming homeless, and to seniors trying to stay in their own homes.
773-381-1340
edgewatercommunitycouncil.org

HEARTLAND HEALTH OUTREACH
1015 W. Lawrence, Chicago IL, 60640
Provides housing, healthcare, legal protection and economic security for the homeless. 8:30 am to 5 pm.
773-275-2586
www.heartlandalliance.org

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN
1607 W. Howard St., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60626
Provides subsidized housing through a combination of scattered-site apartments and owned buildings.
773-465-5770
www.how-inc.org

INSPIRATION CORPORATION
4554 N. Broadway, Suite 207, Chicago, IL 60640
Provides guests and alumni with 47 units of rental housing subsidized through the Chicago Low-Income Housing Trust Fund and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Helps the homeless and those at risk of homelessness identify career options and gain employment.
773-878-0981
www.inspirationcorp.org

JANE ADDAMS RESOURCE CORPORATION
4432 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
Programs include foster care, homes for children and teens, a home for adults with developmental disabilities, a home for young adults in crisis, and System of Care to wards of the state.
773-728-9769
www.jane-addams.org

LAWYER’S COMMITTEE FOR BETTER HOUSING
100 W. Monroe St., Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60603
Provides a variety of free legal services to low-income individuals in the area of housing/tenants rights.
312-347-7600
www.lcbh.org

MERCY LAKEFRONT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING
247 South State St., Suite 810, Chicago, Illinois 60604
Provides affordable housing for low income, special needs, homeless, etc.
312-447-4500
www.mercyhousing.org

NEUMANN ASSOCIATION
5547 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, IL 60640
Provides residential services for adults with disabilities and mental illness.
773-769-4313
www.neumannassociation.org

NIGHT MINISTRY
4711 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
Provides housing and supportive services for homeless and runaway youth, ages 14-20, and their children.
773-784-9000
www.thenightministry.org

REST
941 W. Lawrence Ave., 4th Floor Chicago, IL 60640
And 1011 W. Wilson, Chicago IL
Homeless services and shelters. 8:30 pm to 8 am. Daytime social services, housing program. Free medical clinic T/TH 6-8pm.
773-784-0909
www.restweb.org

SARAH’S CIRCLE
4750 N. Sheridan Rd., Suite 220, Chicago, IL 60640
M-F, 1-6 pm, Sat, Sun., 1-5:30 pm. Women only. Meals, showers, laundry, activities, referrals.
773-728-1014
www.sarahs-circle.org

SELFHELP HOME, INC.
908 W. Argyle St., Chicago, IL 60640
Serves the residential and health care needs of the Jewish elderly in the Chicago area.
773-271-0300
www.selfhelphome.org

SYLVIA CENTER
4615 N. Clifton Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
Family Shelter
773-506-6534

THRESHOLDS PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION CENTER
4104 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60613
Supervised group homes, single-room occupancy settings, and independent apartment settings for those with mental health issues.
773-572-5500
www.thresholds.org