Chicago Homeless, Impoverished, and Hunger Resources

City of Chicago Homeless Services –

The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services Homeless Division plays a key role in managing the City’s infrastructure related to prevention, shelter, outreach, housing services and leads local strategic efforts towards the larger goal of preventing and ending homelessness. DFSS works in close coordination with the Chicago Continuum of Care (CoC) the local body of stakeholders invested in ending homelessness.

Chicago Coalition For The Homeless –

We are the only non-profit in Illinois dedicated to advocating for public policies that curb and can ultimately end homelessness. Our organization leads strategic campaigns, community outreach, and public policy initiatives that target the lack of affordable housing in metropolitan Chicago and across Illinois.

Cornerstone Community Outreach –

Cornerstone Community Outreach (CCO), a Illinois not-for-profit organization, was founded in 1989 to raise the quality of life for low-income residents in the Uptown area of Chicago.And over the last twenty-four years, CCO’s programs have expanded to serve nearly 500 men, women and children daily. With Cornerstone’s help these families and individuals can begin to build a new life, one step at a time.

Inspiration Corporation –

Inspiration Corporation’s Housing Services program provides formerly homeless individuals and families with an apartment and the wraparound services and support they need to make their new place a home.

Sarah’s Circle –

Sarah’s Circle is uniquely qualified to provide services to women who are homeless or face barriers to achieving permanent, safe housing.

Greater Chicago Food Depository –

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is Chicago’s food bank. We provide food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.

Hunger Resource Network –

Hunger Resource Network is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the alleviation of hunger by making connections between those who have surplus food and those who need it. We do this currently through our Community Outreach Days and our partnerships with vendors at local Farmers’ Markets.

Northside Anti-Hunger Network –

(NAHN) is a non-profit association of food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and social service agencies working to alleviate hunger on the Northside of Chicago.

Illinois Hunger Coalition –

The Illinois Hunger Coalition (IHC) seeks to #EndHungerNow and end hunger’s underlying causes through community organizing, advocating for progressive public policies, and public education.