Housing/Shelter Support

    • ISBE Homeless Information Hotline: 800-215-6379
      Website: http://www.isbe.net/homeless/default.htm


      CEDA Northwest

      1300 W. Northwest Highway Mount Prospect, IL 60056 Phone: 847-392-2332 Services Include:

      Budget & financial counseling
      Employment assistance & support
      Energy (LIHEAP) & weatherization assistance
      Head Start
      Senior nutrition sites
      Food pantry
      Transitional housing for working adults & families
      Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program providing nutritional care & food
      Partial rent assistance
      Child care subsidy
      Housing counseling & foreclosure prevention home buyers/owners
      Emergency relief services in Spanish, Polish, & Bulgarian.

      Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

      Journeys: The Road Home

      1140 East Northwest Highway
      Palatine, IL 60074
      Phone: 847-963-9163
      For services information: Todd Stull 847-963- 9163 x15

      For volunteer information: Maxine Sukenik 847-963-9163 x14 m.sukenik@padstohope.org Website: http://www.journeystheroadhome.org/landing/
      Hours: Monday through Friday (closed on major holidays) 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
      Journeys - Emergency Shelter Sites: http://www.journeystheroadhome.org/landing/services/shelter-sites/

      HOPE Day Center

      JOURNEYS: The Road Home
      1140 East Northwest Highway
      Palatine, lL 60074
      Provides free services to the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.

      Case management
      V ocational counseling
      Mental health counseling
      Supportive housing counseling
      Referrals to pro-bono doctors, dentists, and state and federal entitlements.
      Food pantry & hot meals
      A clothing closet & laundry
      Shower facilities
      Access to voice mail & a mailbox
      Transportation services to medical appointments and job interviews
      A Family Nurse Practitioner offers free healthcare every week and help accessing free or
      reduced cost prescriptions
      In-person counseling services to help all community members navigate the new

      healthcare law. This service is free of charge to any community member who would like to schedule an appointment. Please call (847)963-9163 x 13 to make an appointment for this service.

      Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, except major holidays. Phone | 847 963 9163 (HOPE Center, x17)
      Website: http://www.journeystheroadhome.org/landing/services/hope-day-center/ 

      Additional Housing/ Shelter Services

      South Park Church, Park Ridge
      Safe Families Ministry (if children placed in foster homes)

      1330 S. Courtland Ave
      Park Ridge, IL 60068
      Phone: (847) 825-5507
      Website: http://www.southparkchurch.org/safe-families

      WINGS (Women In Need Growing Stronger): Domestic Violence and Homeless Shelter for Women
      Administrative Office
      P.O. Box 95615

      Palatine, IL 60095
      Phone: 847-221-5680
      Website: http://wingsprogram.com/

      P.A.D.S. Shelter at St. Mary

      795 Center St
      Des Plaines, IL
      Phone: 847-298-2846
      Website: http://www.st-mary-catholic-church.org/human-concerns/p-a-d-s/ Hours: Friday 6:00 PM – 6:00 AM


      1440 Renaissance Dr # 240 Park Ridge, IL
      Phone: 847-297-8540 Website: theharbour.org