Resource List
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
REST - Residents for Emergency Shelter
Overnight shelter for men and women, 941 W. Lawrence, Chicago, IL 60640
Lincoln Park Community Shelter
Empowering homeless individuals to make life changes, 642 West Deming Place, Chicago 60614
Mother's House
904 North St. Louis, Chicago 60651
Franciscan Outreach Association
House of Mary & Joseph Overnight Shelter, 1645 West LeMoyne Street, Chicago 60622

Chicago South Side

Southwest Chicago PADS
Public Action to Deliver Shelter, held at rotating locations, 3121 West 71st Street, Chicago 60629
Port Ministries
Shelter, soup kitchen, food pantry. 5013 South Hermitage, Chicago 60609
Unity Social Services, Inc.
7953 S. Escanabe, Chicago 60617
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
San Jose Obrero Mission
Transitional shelter for homeless men, 1909 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago 60608
Near West Side

Cathedral Shelter of Chicago
Shelter, food pantry, services, 1668 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago 60612

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
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
DuPage Emergency Shelter.
3 week shelter program, phone for admission interview:
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
Hessed House
659 South River Street, Aurora, IL 60506-5551
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

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:
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
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
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
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
7702 South Cass Ave, Darien, IL 60561, Telephone: 630-493-9516