Resource List
HOMELESS SHELTERS 
AND FOOD PANTRIES
The following is a list of Homeless Shelters and Food Pantries.

Name Phone Number

Chicago North Side

Lakeview Shelter, Inc.
Serving men who are homeless or formerly homeless, 835 W. Addison Street, Chicago 60613
773-327-1389
REST - Residents for Emergency Shelter
Overnight shelter for men and women, 941 W. Lawrence, Chicago, IL 60640
312-784-0909
Lincoln Park Community Shelter
Empowering homeless individuals to make life changes, 642 West Deming Place, Chicago 60614
312-549-6111
Mother's House
904 North St. Louis, Chicago 60651
773-252-5360
Franciscan Outreach Association
House of Mary & Joseph Overnight Shelter, 1645 West LeMoyne Street, Chicago 60622
773-278-6724

Chicago South Side

Southwest Chicago PADS
Public Action to Deliver Shelter, held at rotating locations, 3121 West 71st Street, Chicago 60629
312-737-7070
Port Ministries
Shelter, soup kitchen, food pantry. 5013 South Hermitage, Chicago 60609
773-778-5955
Unity Social Services, Inc.
7953 S. Escanabe, Chicago 60617
312-374-5481
Midnight Ministries of Roseland Christian Ministries
An overnight shelter during the winter months, a City of Chicago registered warming center, 10858 S. Michigan, Chicago 60628
773-264-5665
San Jose Obrero Mission
Transitional shelter for homeless men, 1909 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago 60608
312-243-4347
Near West Side

Cathedral Shelter of Chicago
Shelter, food pantry, services, 1668 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago 60612
312-997-2222

West Suburbs

Lazarus House
Provides shelter, food, encouragement, information, case management and support services to men, women and children in need who are connected to the Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, or Kaneland School districts, 214 Walnut Street, St. Charles, 60174
630-587-2144
Dupage PADS., Inc.
Public Action to Deliver Shelter, rotating congregational sites for the homeless men, women and families of DuPage County, 705 West Liberty, Wheaton, 60187
630-682-3846
DuPage Emergency Shelter.
3 week shelter program, phone for admission interview:
630-941-8681
West Suburban P.A.D.S.
Public Action to Deliver Shelter, rotating congregational sites in Oak Park and Berwyn. Information and referral: 708-488-1890
708-488-1724
Hessed House
659 South River Street, Aurora, IL 60506-5551
630-897-2156
Westside Cross Ministries,
Helps those in the Fox Valley area whose lives lack hope and direction because of poverty, addiction, abuse and violence, 215 East New York Street, Aurora, IL 60505
630-892-4239

Northwest Suburbs

Community Crisis Center, Inc.
Provides 24 hour, caring and professional services to individuals and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crisis situations. 1390 Elgin, 60121
24 hour hotline:
847-697-2380
WINGS - Women in Need Growing Stronger
Housing program dedicated to ending homelessness for women and children in the Northwest chicago suburbs, 415 E. Golf Road, Suite 108, Arlington Heights, 60005
847-640-8542
Journeys from PADS to HOPE
Assists men, women and families in Cook County who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, 1140 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine 60074
847-963-9163
ext. 17
Home of the Sparrow, Inc.
Providing Transitional Shelter for homeless women and their children in the Northwest Suburbs, with shelters in Crystal Lake, McHenry and Palatine. PO Box 343, McHenry, IL 60051
815-344-5171
Shelter, Inc.
Providing community-based, emergency and temporary housing for thousands of children and adolescents from birth through age 17 in the Northwest Suburbs of chicago who are abused, neglected, dependent or in need of supervision. 1616 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, 60004
847-590-6188
 
7702 South Cass Ave, Darien, IL 60561, Telephone: 630-493-9516