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The Crib’s New Bucktown Shelter Offers Young People Experiencing Homelessness ‘A Port In The Storm’

For nearly 10 years, the shelter was in a church basement in Lakeview. Now it has more space and new amenities.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Night Ministry Moving Medical Team To Bucktown, But ‘The Crib’ Will Remain In Lakeview During Pandemic

Demand for the Crib and the Night Ministry's medical services have increased during the coronavirus crisis.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Night Ministry To Move Out Of Ravenswood Headquarters By End Of November

"All of our programs operate at different sites and the move will have no impact on them."

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

The Crib Expected To Open New Bucktown Shelter For LGBTQ Youth In March 2020

Construction has begun on the shelter for youth experiencing homelessness, which divided neighbors earlier this year.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Neighbors Invited To Tour The Night Ministry’s New Bucktown Spot For The Crib Before Construction Begins

Open houses will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday and 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. May 30.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Crib’s Move To Bucktown Approved By Zoning Board After Several Heated Neighborhood Meetings

Despite opposition from residents and parents whose children attend a neighboring school, The Crib will open at 1735 N. Ashland Ave.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Will The Crib Get To Open Its Shelter In Bucktown? Big Vote Coming Friday

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 9 a.m. on Friday in City Hall.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Group Says The Crib, A Youth Homeless Shelter, Has Their Support — With Some Conditions

Ald. Scott Waguespack is working with city lawyers on a plan of operation — essentially rules of the road that The Night Ministry must follow once The Crib is open.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Bucktown Residents Divided On Future Teen Homeless Shelter, But The Crib Vows To Be A Good Neighbor

One resident was applauded when he asked: "You’ve searched for two years, and you couldn’t find a space that isn't a stone’s throw from an elementary school?"

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town