Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Homelessness Crisis At O’Hare Shows More City Support Is Needed On NW Side And Beyond, Advocates Say
The city's 2023 budget and recent national grants are allotted to address homelessness, but advocates say the city isn't spending the money where it's most needed.
NW Side Neighbors Spent Years Helping Man Living In Merrimac Park Tent — But Now Some Want Him Gone
The resident, nicknamed CandyMan, has loyal well-wishers who bring him clothes and food. His supporters say he has nowhere else to go because of the lack of social services and shelters on the Northwest Side.
As Brutal Cold Hits, Advocates For Unhoused People Call On City To Deploy Warming Buses, Offer Hotels To Those In Need
The city said it's covering costs to keep nonprofit shelters open 24 hours and urged anyone in need of a warm place to call 311.
West Side Health Centers, Shelters Push For City Law To Devote More Money For Homelessness Prevention
The Bring Chicago Home campaign wants a referendum in November that would ask residents if they'd supporting increasing the real estate tax for high-end properties to support more housing services.
With Dangerous Cold Coming, Chicagoans Who Are Homeless Scramble To Find Shelter, Supplies. Here’s How You Can Help
The coronavirus pandemic has made the situation more dire for people experiencing homelessness. Shelters had to reduce capacity, many people have lost jobs and housing and fewer people are out and about to offer help.
Chicago’s Homeless Population Was Already On The Rise Before The Pandemic. Now, City Scrambles To Plan For Next Wave
When the statewide eviction moratorium is lifted, city officials expect to be grappling with another wave of homelessness. One alderman said the city needs to marshal "additional resources" to tackle the problem.
‘It’s Going To Be A Long Winter’: As Chicago’s Homeless Navigate Extreme Cold, Advocacy Group Urges City To Do More
It's only November, and already one man experiencing homelessness has died from cold exposure. Advocates worry about what will happen if these frigid temperatures continue.
People Living Outside Vacant Logan Square Bank Lose Everything After City Workers Toss Belongings: Homeless Advocates
Ald. Daniel La Spata said the incident was "deeply frustrating" and is calling for better communication between people experiencing homelessness and city departments before such sweeps.