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Shelter Inc

Address:
1616 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away )

Telephone:
(847) 255-8060

Website:
http://www.shelter-inc.org

Services:
Shelter, Inc. is a non-profit child welfare agency that protects abused and neglected children and adolescents by providing foster care, emergency and longer term group home services in a safe and caring environment Our Healthy Families Program provides home visits to first-time parents emphasizing child's well being and positive parenting Increased public awareness concerning child abuse, neglect and other social problems directly impacting children and their families is accomplished through our Community Education Program.

Hours:
24 Hours/ 7 days a week/ 365 day a year

JOURNEYS | The Road Home

Address:
7605
Palatine, IL 60074

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away - Go to: Palatine, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(847) 963-9163

Website:
http://www.journeystheroadhome.org

Services:
The goal of the PADS Emergency Shelter Program is to provide hospitality, food, and overnight emergency shelter to the homeless between October 1 and April 30, seven days a week (including holidays). The following locations are available on the days listed:

Hours:
Shelter sites are open from 7:00 pm until 7:00 am. Guests may not arrive prior to 6:45 pm and must depart prior to 7:00 am.

Eligibility:
Clients whose last permanent address of 30 days or more in a row was within the north or northwest suburbs of Cook County, and can prove this via a government issued photo ID, lease, or other legal document, are eligible. An exception will be made if a client lives outside this area but works within it and can prove this via a paystub or a call to their supervisor, is a survivor of domestic violence, or has children enrolled in a school in the north or northwest suburbs of Cook County.

Two great things you can give your children: one is roots, the other is wings.

-- Hodding Carter

Fellowship Housing Corp

Address:
2200 W Higgins Rd #130
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away - Go to: Hoffman Estates, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(847) 882-2511

Website:
http://www.fhcmoms.org

Services:
Fellowship Housing Corporation (FHC) is a non-profit organization providing two year transitional housing to single mothers with mentoring, financial counseling, and help with employment. The program does not provide housing in emergencies. FHC helps persons who have been living with family and friends find a stable, affordable place of their own in the Northwest suburbs The women live in a community of apartments with other single mothers They receive help to retire their debts so that upon graduation from the program their credit scores will have improved enough to access more housing opportunities Women must work with case managers and are held accountable for their action plan to become financially stable.

Hours:
Office: 9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday

Eligibility:
*An applicant must be a women who is 21 or older and has custody of the children living with her. *She must have a full time job -40 hours per week - with enough money to pay a reduced amount of the rent for her apartment. *She must have transportation, an up-to-date drivers license and auto insurance. * There is no residency requirement for applicants but applicants must be willing to relocate to apartments in the Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg area.

Documents To Bring:
Call the office for an application. Applicant will be interviewed on the phone, and if she meets the criteria, she is sent an application. Once it is submitted, then an in-person interview is scheduled for determining if she is eligible and accepted to the program. Entry into the program is not guaranteed.

Harbour

Address:
1440 Renaissance Dr # 240
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away - Go to: Park Ridge, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(847) 297-8540

Website:
http://www.theharbour.org

Services:
The Harbour provides essential services to homeless, runaway, locked out and neglected adolescent girls ages 12-21 in the north and northwest suburbs of Cook County ** Emergency Shelter is provided for girls ages 12-21 and includes crisis intervention and comprehensive services Girls need to be from the north and northwest suburbs of Cook County. The Harbour will provide emergency shelter only to out-of-state homeless female youth. **The Transitional Living Program provides longer-term housing to girls ages 16-21 along with supportive services while the girls complete high school, work part-time, learn independent skills and plan for their future The Independent Living Program offers homeless youth, ages 17-21 help securing housing in their own or shared apartments, through start-up funds and a decreasing rent subsidy while they are working toward economic independence **The Successful Teens, Effective Parents (STEPS)program gives pregnant and parenting youth ages 17-21 with financial assistance and intensive social services targeted toward their unique needs Youth receive counseling, training in independent living skills, care for their children, educational and vocational support and case management while they are learning skills to achieve economic self-sufficiency. **These supportive programs are limited to youth from these townships in Cook County: Evanston, Niles, New Trier, Northfield, Maine, Wheeling, Schaumburg, Palatine, Hanover, Barrington, Leydon, and Elk Grove.

Hours:
Business Office hours 9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday. Hotline: 24 hour 7 days per week.

Eligibility:
No current addictions, no sexual offenders or violent offenders. Referral or parent permission is required for youth 17 and under within 24 hours. The transitional housing programs are limited to youth from north and northwest suburban Cook County.

Documents To Bring:
Referral needed.

Maristella- Ministry to Homeless Women and Children

Address:
745 N Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048

Map & Directions

(12 Miles Away - Go to: Libertyville, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(847) 367-5360

Website:
http://www.maristella.co/

Services:
Maristella promotes self-sufficiency of single women and mothers with children in Lake County who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness with rental subsidies, security deposits, hotel vouchers, emergency food and clothing, employment and apartment location assistance, and educational services Maristella assists families in emergency or short term situations.

Hours:
Mon. - Fri. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Evenings and Weekends by appointment.

Eligibility:
Women and children who are homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless. Need to be employed for at least the past two weeks. Documentation required is an apartment lease, proof of employment, social security card, drivers license or I.D.[br]

Documents To Bring:
Please call for appointment. At appointment, clients fill out brief intake and then meet with case manager.

Lake County Haven

Address:
117 McKinley Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048

Map & Directions

(12 Miles Away - Go to: Libertyville, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(847) 680-5408

Website:
http://www.lakecountyhaven.org

Services:
We are a social service agency dedicated to meeting the needs (including shelter and clothing) of homeless women and children. We use education (referring residents to local GED, college and job training programs, as well as education in basic life skills), employment, and life-skills training to help women move from homelessness to independent living Provides the following: Transitional shelter for 3-6 months, transitional housing for up to 2 years, residential and non-residential case management, mentoring and referrals. We provide food, clothing and furniture for our residents.[br]

Hours:
Shelter staff can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Friday 8-7p
Saturday and Sunday 10-6p

Eligibility:
Homeless women and women with children.[br]
Applicants must have at least 90 days of sobriety.
Applicants fleeing domestic violence situations must have a current order of protection.

Documents To Bring:
Prospective clients should call the shelter to complete a phone intake. The client will then be provided with an application as well as referrals to other agencies. Once application is complete, an interview is typically scheduled within one week of application. There is often a waiting list.

Hamdard Center for Health & Human Services

Address:
228 E Lake St
Addison, IL 60101

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Addison, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(630) 835-1430

Website:
http://www.hamdardcenter.org

Services:
Hamdard Center for Health and Human Services dedicated to serving South Asian, Middle Eastern and Bosnian communities in Illinois is an agency providing assistance to victims of domestic violence and to others in need in the local community. Primary services include a 24-hour crisis line, up to six months of emergency shelter for abused women and their dependent children including boys up to age 12, a transitional shelter program available for up to 2 years, and counseling and advocacy for abused women Partner Abuse Intervention services are also available for abusers Additional services include information and referral, case management, counseling, psychiatric services, and elderly abuse reporting. Hamdard Center in Addison specializes in the South Asian community The Center is a member program of the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence. ** Services provided in English and South Asian Languages.

Hours:
9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday;
Saturday by appointment; 24-hour crisis line

Eligibility:
Open to all needing our services.

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment.

Transitional Alternative ReEntry

Address:
164 Division St
Elgin, IL 60120

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Elgin, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(630) 264-0700

Website:
http://www.tareentry.com

Services:
The Transitional Alternative Reentry Initiative (TA) aims to reduce recidivism by helping to address the critical and basic needs of parolees, probationers, ex-offenders and their families The organization attempts to provide customized assistance to address those needs Behavioral/Clinical Services include substance abuse services, including intensive outpatient services, anger management, and individual and family counseling DUI services provide: assessment, case management, education, and counseling, including mandated court counseling and advocacy TA also provides an Employment Readiness program that assists offenders in finding temporary through to permanent jobs, and Transitional Housing provides safe and affordable housing that supports offenders' efforts to make changes The Youth Prevention programming includes referrals and partnerships for tutoring, sports clubs, mentorship programs, and trainings ** Spanish interpretation available Substance abuse services in Spanish and English.

Hours:
8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:30 am-7:30 pm Thursday, 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Saturday, Friday: Calls only 8:30 am-5:00 pm.
Closed Sundays.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone who has been convicted of a crime and is dealing with difficult consequences because of it, even long after.

Documents To Bring:
Call or email for information, or walk in during open office hours (not on Fridays or Sundays).

Daisy's Resource Developmental

Address:
1919 Sherman Ave
North Chicago, IL 60064

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: North Chicago, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(847) 473-4898

Website:
http://www.daisys.org

Services:
Keyword/Resource Guide: Housing - Transitional for Families; Housing - Transitional for Women and Children; Educational Alternative; Residential Care;

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago - Lake County Services

Address:
671 S Lewis Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085

Map & Directions

(19 Miles Away - Go to: Waukegan, IL Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(847) 782-4000

Website:
http://www.catholiccharities.net

Services:
Keyword/Resource Guide: Adoption; Elder Abuse; Senior Abuse; Senior Citizen Abuse; Emergency Assistance; Electricity Shut Off; Emergency Food; Food Pantries; Food Pantry; E.F.S.P. (Emergency Food and Shelter Program); Gas Shut Off; Housing - Emergency; Housing - Financial Assistance; Housing - Permanent; Information and Referral - Office Hours; Prescription/Medicine Assistance; Transportation - General Assistance; Housing - Emergency; Utilities Assistance; Homeless; Congregations/Faith Based; Hunger/hungry; Abuse, Elder; Question/questions; Water Shut Off; Prescriptions

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