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Chicago Homeless Shelters

LGBT Homeless Youth Shelter Opens In Humboldt Park

Posted 03.05.2012 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of the Windy City Times: It took years of revised plans and fundraising, but on March 3 Vida/SIDA cut the ribbon on i...

City Official Suggests Homeless Take Cabs To Overnight Shelters

Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago

The head of the city's Department of Family and Support Services is under fire Tuesday after suggesting that homeless Chicagoans should take cabs to o...

BEYOND BROKE: City Cuts Overnight Emergency Service For The Homeless

Posted 10.03.2011 | Chicago

Owing to their homeless program's state funding being cut in half, the city's Department of Family and Support Services announced Tuesday that they ha...

Of No Fixed Address: Poor Is Everybody

Christopher Devine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Christopher Devine

A man on the street once said to me, "I wish I could just go somewhere and be with some people. You know, just socialize with some people. Not a shelter. Just a place to hang out, you know? But I'm homeless, man. I ain't got nowhere to go." Brunches like these seem to fill that void.