Connections for the Homeless

1458 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL 60201
847-424-0945 ext 15
Contact Honore’ Lawless

  • Can serve up to 12 men and 8 women.
  • Intakes are by appointment only by calling 847-424-0945 ext. 15.
  • Clients must arrive by 7 p.m. and depart by 7 a.m.
  • Lockers are available for people to keep their belongings during the day.
  • Homeless women with kids and families should phone 847-424-0945 ext 15.
  • Catholic Charities

    721 N. LaSalle
    Chicago, IL. 60610
    (312) 655-7700 (intake)

    Fulfills the Church’s role in the mission of charity to anyone in need by providing services that strengthen and support individuals, families and communities based on the value and dignity of human life.
    Services include:

  • Counseling and therapy
  • Self-sufficiency services
  • Substance abuse counseling and prevention
  • Support for families and friends of suicide victims
  • Family strengthening
  • Services for pregnant and parenting teens
  • Independent living program for DCFS wards
  • Catholic Charities serves Cook and Lake Counties. Some services may only be offered in selected locations.
  • Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights

    208 South LaSalle Street
    Suite 1818
    Chicago, IL 60604
    (312) 660-1300

    Neon Street Dorms
    Youth & Residential Services
    4822 North Broadway Ave
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 334-6006

  • Service-based human rights organization focused on helping men, women, and children in crisis.
  • Offers shelter and food for young men and women aged 18-21.
  • Youth suffering from drug addiction are accepted, but are required to enroll in a substance abuse program.
  • Family Rescues

    9204 S Commercial Ave, Suite 402
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 375-1918
    (773) 375-8400 -Crisis Line

    Dedicated to alleviating domestic violence in Chicago community by providing comprehensive support services and shelter to victims of domestic violence, particularly to abused women and their children.

    Maria’s Shelter

    7320 S. Yale
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 994-5350

  • Serves women and children (girls must be under the age of 17, boys must be under 10 years old).
  • Single women must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Domestic violence cases are not accepted. Only DHS referrals are accepted.
  • New Phoenix Assistance

    7624 S. Phillips Ave., Ste 1 A
    2531 E. 75TH ST.
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 734-7380

  • Provides quality housing and support services to HIV women, children and/or homeless, families, and pregnant/parenting teens.
  • The Night Ministry

    Administrative Office
    4711 N. Ravenswood Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 784-9000

    Health Outreach Bus
    Voicemail: 784-9000 (x7004)
    If you need to reach bus personnel before the bus leaves for the night, leave a voicemail here.

    Open Door Youth Shelter-West Town (773) 506-4100
    Toll-free number for youth: 1-877-286-2523
    Open Door Youth Shelter-Lakeview (773) 506-3120
    Toll-free number for youth: 1-877-286-2523

  • Serves youth and adults who face multiple complex challenges on a daily basis, including homelessness, poverty, abuse, loneliness and neglect.
  • YES (Youth Empowerment Services)

    4711 N. Ravenswood Ave
    Chicago IL 60640
    (773) 784-9000

    Program for pregnant and parenting teens and their partners, ages 14-19.
    Services include:

  • Prenatal services
  • Medical services for teen moms, dads and children
  • Emergency shelter for homeless pregnant or parenting teens
  • Counseling
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    Please note: we do not provide an immediate response to messages sent through this form. Please use the following phone numbers for immediate assistance:

    Emergency situations – 911
    Emergency shelter (within Chicago) – 311
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – (800) 273-8255
    National Domestic Violence Hotline – (800) 799-SAFE (7233)