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Organization Web Site Contact Alternate Contact Description of Services
A Fresh Start Sober Living
2606 W Potomac
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-238-8647
sober.com A warm supportive recovery home environment for adult men who are ready to take a step toward independence
A Safe Haven Alsip
12553 S Alpine
Alsip, IL
Phone 1: 708-389-6420
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Roxanne Travis: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven Damen
7355 N Damen
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-977-7600
www.asafehaven.com Skip Land: NCRS Chief Operating Officer
s6434evans@aol.com
A Safe Haven Kingston
7346 S Kingston
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-375-6455
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Gerald Elmore: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven LLC Jarvis
2049 W Jarvis
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 708-389-6450
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Sterling Gildersleeve: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven LLC Washington
180 W Washington Ste 1000
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-372-6707
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Penny LoCoco: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven LLC Wrightwood
3821 W Wrightwood
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-395-6841
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Fenlis Jefferson: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven Mount Prospect
209 S Main St, #2FL
Mount Prospect, IL
Phone 1: 847-590-1377
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Brian Rowland: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven Park Ridge
1817 Dempster
Park Ridge, IL
Phone 1: 847-268-0400
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Ramona Smith: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven RRP Women
7355 N Damen
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-977-7600
Phone 2: 312-372-3820
www.asafehaven.com Sonnett Harris: NCRS Recovery homes for M, W varied locations; 12 step programs; employment readiness; assessment and seriousness to seek recovery
A Safe Haven Wrightwood
3821 W Wrightwood
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-395-6841
www.asafehaven.com Fenlis Jefferson: NCRS
fenlisjeff@asafehaven.com
A Step Up- Life Restoration Program
3333 W Arthington, Ste 215
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-265-6000
  Eugene Williams Sober living environment, life skills meetings, AA meetings & Referral Services; Program provides living accommodations: individual bedrooms, cable, at very affordable rates; rent assistance to qualif
Agora Community Services Corporation
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 708-227-9343
www.agoracommunity.homestead.com Mary Jones: Executive Director
agoracommunity@yahoo.com
Andrew Lacy: Associate Executive Director Services that promote human development of women, their families and communties. Counselors work with residents to help develop skills necessary to obtain and retain housing and employment.
AIDS Foundation of Chicago
411 S Wells, Ste. 300
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-922-2322
www.aidschicago.org Case management & housing for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Alcoholic Rehabilitation Community Home
1313 21st St
Granite City, IL
Phone 1: 618-877-7984
  Cary Freen: Director
archhouse@sbcglobal.net
Member of Assn. Of Halfway Houses, Alcoholism Programs of North America Inc.
Another Chance Center
1640 McCasland Ave
East St. Louis, IL
Phone 1: 618-271-2787
  licensed transitional housing and services for men; and up to 20 sex-offenders; case management; IDOC contract
Bethel New Life
4950 W Thomas
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-473-7870
www.bethelnewlife.org Community Development programs to support housing; family; elders; and employment needs
Beth's Place
P.O. Box 462
Tuscola, IL
Phone 1: 217-253-6721
  Temporary housing for battered women and their children, DOES NOT provide shelter for the general homeless, must need shelter due to an abusive situation.
Bill's Family Recovery
1257 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-276-5883
  Bud Hensley
Breakthrough Urban Ministries-Men's Services
5237 N Ashland
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-989-8353
Phone 2: 773-989-4383
www.breakthroughministries.com Arloa Sutter: Exec Director Shelter for Men; showers; food; Christian counseling & employment services
Bridge House-Temporarily Closed
217 N Kostner Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-261-0112
Phone 2: 773-533-0998
  Bob Stolz: Founder Aftercare Home run by former Teen Challenge volunteer; can have up to 15 men
Bridging the Gap Communal Living
6950 S Wenworth Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-667-7644
Phone 2: 800-803-3459
www.btgcl.org Services for mentally challenged individuals, or chronic institutionalized people needed special assistance; medication monitoring; comprehensive disability program
Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc.
6525 S Campbell Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-434-5526
  Sheila Rickman: Founder
Phone: 773-512-5415
bbchoicesinc@att.net
A clean and sober environment for women; to recognize potential problems, evaluate alternatives and implement positive positive solution to reduce recidivism among women.
Calvary Road Ministry
1018 12th St
Rock Island, IL
Phone 1: 309-793-4673
  Pastor Duane Dewey Church run aftercare housing; Christian support group
Carpenter's Place
1149 Railroad Ave
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-964-4105
www.carpentersplace.org Allan Barsema: Executive Director
Phone: ext 204
allanb@carpentersplace.org
Cathy Barsema: Dir of Guest Services
cathyb@carpentersplace.org
Collaborative Casemanagment System- Life Recovery Plan- services for homeless including Transitional Housing in Rockford area. NIU/HUD/HMIS complaint working with other community and government provid
Carver C.A.A. Transitional Housing
Galesburg, IL
 
Cathedral Shelter
1668 W Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-997-2222
www.cathedralshelter.org Family Apartments for poor with history of addiction/incarceration; Drug & alcohol counseling
Catholic Charities, Chicago
651 W Lake St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-655-7700
Phone 2: 312-655-7718
www.catholiccharities.net Rev. Michael Boland: President, CEO
Phone: 312-655-7032
Ellen E. Gorney: Director of Programs
Phone: 312-655-7758
Family Shelters; New Hope Apartments-transitionlal; employment training; substance abuse; food pantry; clothing; case management services
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet
611 E Cass St
Joliet, IL
Phone 1: 815-774-4663
 
Catholic Charities, Forever Free
8235 South Shore Dr
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-374-8165
Phone 2: 773
www.catholiccharities.net Sharon Love-Williams: Supervisor
slove@catholiccharities.net
Josephine Abi-Rached: Department Director Alcohol and Drug Abuse Recovery Home
Catholic Charities, North Chicago
671 S Lewis Ave
Waukegan, IL
Phone 1: 847-782-4000
 
Cee's Manor
120 N Sangamon St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-226-7984
  Allan Burson: Executive Director Alcohol and Drug Recovery Home
Center for Women in Transition
508 E Church St
Champaign, IL
Phone 1: 217-352-7151
 
womenintransition@hotmail.com
References and links to other Downstate women's shelters, domestic violence resources
Chicago Christian Industrial League
2750 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-826-8721
www.theleague.org
Phone: 773-435-8385
Transitional housing; Food Training Program; Landscaping; clothing; food; shelter; counseling; literacy; employment preparation; case management
Chicago Victory Church
3333 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-489-0865
  Pastor Fernando Rivas Church-run recovery housing; Christian support group
Coalition Against Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 732
Charleston, IL
Phone 1: 217-348-5931
Phone 2: (hotline) 888-345-39
www.worthlink.net/-mor/index.html Provides shelter for women and children of domestic violence. Offers children's programs and case advocates.
Community Supportive Living Systems, Inc.
11113 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-881-1767
Phone 2: 773-667-2390
  Herschel Gamble: 773-239-0501 Transitional housing for 30 male youth or young adults w HIV
Contact Ministries
1100 E Adams
Springfield, IL
Phone 1: 217-522-0048
  Shelter for women and children, no men. Walk-ins welcome!!, 24hr intake
Cornerstone Community Outreach
4628 N Clifton Avenue
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-271-8163
www.ccolife.org Programs include: feeding & sheltering homeless, job training & creation, affordable housing for the poor, and educational & social programs. CSAC - N
Cornerstone Recovering Community
11001 S Wentworth
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-909-2424
  Miles Cole Part of of Association of Halfway House, Alcoholism Programs of North America
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Chicago, IL
www.csh.org/
CRADC Unit Women's Residence
1710 West Lunt
Chicago, IL
  Kathleen Corcoran: Director
Cressey House
1668 W Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-997-2222
www.cathedralshelter.org Family Apartments for Female poor with history of addiction or incarceration. Counseling - case management
Danville Rescue Mission
P.O. Box 1485
Danville, IL
Phone 1: 217-446-1485
Phone 2: 217-446-7223
  Ted L. Parker: Executive Director Emergency and transitional housing for men, women and families; chapel services, dprepared meals, thrift store.
Danville YWCA
201 N Hazel
Danville, IL
Phone 1: 217-443-5566
  Shelter for abused women and children 24hr. Intake
Deborah's Place (W)
1456 W Oakdale Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-348-9011
www.deborahsplace.org Transitional housing & Shelter for Homeless women
Deborah's Place (W)
1523 N Sedgwick Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-944-8810
www.deborahsplace.org Transitional housing for women w/o children
Deborah's Place (W)
2822 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-722-5080
www.deborahsplace.org Transitional to Second Stage Housing for homeless women w/o children
Direct2Housing
Chicago, IL
www.direct2housing.org/
Domestic Violence Resources for Illinois
check website for local resources
IL
http://www.womenindistress.com/shelter_Illinois.ht Offers articles, advice, shelter information, how to find a lawyer, and other support.
Dove, Inc
788 E Clay St
Decatur, IL
Phone 1: 217-428-6616
  Domestic violence shelter for women and children. Walk-ins are welcome. 24hour intake
DuPage PADS
705 W Liberty
Wheaton, IL
Phone 1: 630-682-3846
Phone 2: 866-682-3846
www.dupagepads.org
info@dupagepads.org
Overnight and Transitional (Public Action to Deliver Shelter-utilizinag churches); Case
Esther House (W)
6847 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-689-0915
www.peoriarescue.org/estherhouse.htm Women & Children home- Christian Support groups' education and vocational training
Forever Free Program, Catholic Charities
8235 South Shore Dr
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-374-8165
CatholicCharities.net Sharon Love-Williams: Supervisor Josephine M. Abi-Rached: Department Director Part of Association of Halfway House, Alcoholism Programs of North America
Franciscan Outreach Association
1645 W. LeMoyne St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-278-6724
www.franoutreach.org Serving the poor through case management and providing a soup kitchen on Kinzie, transitional shelter in Harvey (St. Anthony Pilgrim House), and other ministries.
Fresh Start House
1835 W Erie
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-409-1313
  Steven Hirsch: Exec Director Recovery Home: AHHAP
G & G Associates
1255 Division St
Chicago Heights, IL
Phone 1: 773-737-9699
  Maximum 20 sex offenders; Licensed Transitional Housing Facilities DOC
Galesburg Rescue Million
435 E Third St
Galesburg, IL
Phone 1: 309-343-4151
  David A. Scholl: Executive Director
schollnine@grics.net
Emergency and transitional housing for men, women and families; chapel services, dprepared meals, thrift store, long-termd rehab for men and women, chrisis pregnancy program.
Good Samaritan Community Services
3551 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-521-8442
www.hopehouseofchicago.org Jimmie Covington
elderjcovington@hotmail.com
Emergency shelter; housing, residential homes; men's support group, mentor; recovery/relapse program; substance abuse group
Grace House (W)
1801 W Adams St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-733-5363
www.slministries.org Bernadine Dowdell: Program Director
Phone: 312-733-5363
ghprogdir@slministries.org
Sister Cathie McKillop: Dir of Volunteers
Phone: 312-226-6270 x 12
Transitional housing and services for women; case management; family counseling; group meetings Michael Barlow Center - education, training, employment
Grateful House Foundation
412 S Wesley
Oak Park, IL
Phone 1: 708-848-2065
  Dorothy Thomas: Exed Director halfway house for chemically dependent women.
Guildhaus
2413 Canal St
Blue Island, IL
Phone 1: 708-385-3228
www.guildhaus.webxites.com Jack King: Exec Director
gldhaus@aol.com
Recovery Home: AHHAP
Harbor House
P.O. Box 1824
Kankakee, IL
Phone 1: 815-932-5814
Phone 2: (hotline) 815-932-58
www.angelfire.com/il3/harborhouse/ 24hr crisis line, shelter for victims of domestic violence, transitional housing, counseling, legal advocacy, eduacation/prevention and an abuser program.
Harvey House (RM)
253 East 159th Street
Harvey, IL
Phone 1: 708-333-3370
  Ray Banks: Executive Director
Phone: 708-333-3370
A free, residential 18-month Christian training program for Men who have overcome their addictions.
Helping Hands
200 S 11th St
Springfield, IL
www.helpinghands2002.org Shelter for women and men, NO CHILDREN. Provides food and referrals, 8am-5pm daily
Higgins Halfway House
207 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-997-2222
www.cathedralshelter.org Recovery home for men with addictions- previous incarcerations; IL Dept Alcohol and Substance Abuse (DASA model); case management; employment counseling
Hilda's Place
2010 Dewey Ave
Evanston, IL
Phone 1: 847-475-7070 ex100
  Connecting families, friends, groups, and communities with homeless people.
Home Sweet Home Mission
303 E Oakland Ave
Decatur, IL
Phone 1: 309-828-7356
  Offers emergency, long term, and transitional shelter for men, women, and children. Must be 18 or older or with guardian if younger than 18, Photo ID required, non-resident lunch at noon.
Hope Coles County Homeless Shelter
P.O. Box 1123
Charleston, IL
Phone 1: 217-348-0912
Phone 2: 217-348-5931
  Provides shelter for SINGLE women, men and children but not families. No walk-ins, Police background check required. 24hour intake.
Hope House c/o Lawndale Community Ch
3759 W Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-762-6389
www.lawndalechurch.org Stanley Ratliff: Director
Phone: 312-296-4779
sratliff@lawndalechurch.org
Joseph Atkins, Jr: Co-Founder of Hope House
Phone: 773-762-6389
jatkins@lawndalechurch.org
Transitional Housing (9 mo. Program) for Ex-prisoners and Drug addicts; offers Bible Study, daily support groups: AA, NA, etc; Bridge Support Group
House of Refuge
7544 S Eberhardt
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: (773) 483-9755
  Rebecca Sankey: Founder Transitional Home for Women; reentry services & referrals; in-house support groups
IFOUR Project-Chicago House
1925 N Clybourn, Ste 401`
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-248-5200
www.chicagohouse.org Housing for HIV AIDS homeless, etc. Counseling and support services for families.
Illinois Assn. Halfway House Programs
891 S Route 53
Addison, IL
Phone 1: 773-252-2877
  Vernonica Sammon
Phone: Jack
King
Association of half-way houses and alcoholism program
Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
801 S 11th St
Springfield, IL
Phone 1: 217-789-2830
http://www.ilcadv.org Provides education, referral information, and shelter referral throughout Illinois
Inspiration Corporation
4554 N Broadway, Ste 207
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-878-0981
www.inspirationcorp.org Employment Services, Café - Culinary, Studios, Food, Social services, Laundry, Community Voice Mail
Interfaith House
3456 W Franklin Blvd.
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-533-6013
www.interfaithhouse.org Jennifer Nelson: Exec Director Renee Krueger: Program Director residential care for homeless men and women in medical recovery. This 64-bed center on Chicago's West Side, offers interim housing and support to ill and injured homeless adults
Isaiah 58 House
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-243-1664
Phone 2: 815-399-1135
  Ralph T Transitional Christian Home for Men; moving service- employment
Jack Clark's Family Recovering Communities
2915 W Armitage
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-252-2877
www.jackclarksfamily.org Larry Downing: Operator Denise Downing Recovery homes for M & W in N Chgo, S Chgo, W Chgo, NW, Cicero, Maywood, Rockford and Alumni House
Jackee's House
5620 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-722-7429
  Jacqueline Hardy: Director Part of Assocition of Halfway Houses, Alcoholism Programs of North America
Jackee's House
5620 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-722-7429
  Jacqueline Hardy: Director Recovery Home; AHHAP
Jesus is the Way Ministries
620 S Liberty St
Rantoul, IL
Phone 1: 217-892-4044
www.jesusisthewayprisonministry.org Raj Bhatti: Transitional Aftercare Exec Dir
j-i-t-w-p-m@msn.com
Jesse Mathes: President/Founder Transitional Home for Men; support services
Joshua Transformation Center
3330 W Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-722-0179
Phone 2: 773-989-8353
www.breakthroughministries.org Arloa Sutter: Executive Director Shelter for Women, Families, Youth; Day Center; Youth outreach programs
Kedzie Recovery Home
1706 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL
  John Beskon: Director Recovery homes for M & W; referrals thru TASC and Gateway
Koinonia House National Ministries
818 E Indiana St
Wheaton, IL
Phone 1: 630-221-9930
www.khnm.net Willie & Millie Martinez: Resident Directors Manny Mills: Executive Director Transitional Home and Support Groups for Christian men; can serve up to 4 men. Write for application.
Lakefront SRO Residences
4946 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-561-0900
www.grass-roots.org/usa/lakefront.shtml Jean Butzen Single Room Occpncy affordable housing ( $90 - $250/mo)
Lakeview Shelter
835 W Addison St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-327-1389
  Overnight Shelter north side provides drug counseling & clothing
Leslie's Place (W)
1014 N Hamlin
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-342-8384
  Leslie Brown: Founder Transidtional Housing for Women; case management
Lifespring Center
517 College Ave, Ste 102
Aurora, IL
Phone 1: 630-851-0187
www.waysidecross.org Women & children - 12 mo. Residential program; case management (part of Wayside Cross Ministries)
Lincoln Park Community Shelter
600 W Fullerton
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-549-6111
www.lpcsonline.org Overnight shelter, interim housing, and employment resources
M.E.R.C.Y. Communities, Inc
108 E Cook St
Springfield, IL
Phone 1: 217-744-1126
www.mercycommunities.com Transitional living program that provides stable housing and intensive support services, not an emergency shelter. Requires an application, takes 4-6 weeks, 24hr service to schedule appointment
Madonna House
405 S 12th St
Quincy, IL
Phone 1: 217-224-7771
www.madonnahouse.net Barb Hicks: Business Director
board.members@sbcglobal.net
Shelter for women and children, can house up to 13 people or 5 families
Master Builder Ministries
Freeport, IL
Phone 1: 815-599-8450
Phone 2: 815-978-0715
  Chaplain Mike Sowell Female Housing & support; counseling - chaplaincy Winnebago County Chaplains
Matthew House
3722 Indiana Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-536-6628
Phone 2: 773-536-2528
www.matthewhousechicago.org Rev. Sanja Rickett-Stinson: Exec Director Day Shelter w/ transition options;case managment services, housing options, medical services, domestic violence and crisis counseling intervention. We also provide referrals
McDermott Center Inc.
120 N Sangamon St
Chicago, IL
  Allen Burson
McHenry County PADS
14411 Kishwaukee Valley Road
Woodstock, IL
Phone 1: 815-338-5231
www.mchenrycountypads.com/PADS/index.html Jack Nichols: Executive Director Overnight and Transitional (Public Action to Deliver Shelter-utilizinag churches); Case Management Services; Day Center w computers; internet for resumes; Vocational training;
Men's Residence North LSSI
1638 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL
  Bert Bibat: Director Recovery Home: AHHAP LSSI
Men's Residence South LSSI
7843 S Essex
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-933-0666
  Kirk Galloway: Director Recovery Home; AHHAP
Mission
1127 S Laramie St
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-676-4604
  Shelter for women and children; boys up to age 10. Biblical counseling, 24hour intake. Toll free hotline (800-281-4104)
Morning Star Mission
350 E Washington St
Joliet, IL
Phone 1: 815-722-5780
www.morningstarmission.org Mission - shelter, food, transitional, residential substance abuse treatment, over 100 years of service; transportation, etc.
Mother's House
904 N St Louis
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-252-5360
 
National Associate Human Service Provider
8251 S Rhodes
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-287-9365
  Father Elmwood Nyther Part of Halfway House, Alcoholism Programs of North America
Nehemiah House c/o Lawndale Community Ch
3827 W Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-762-6389
www.lawndalechurch.org Darryl Saffore: Director
dsaffore@lawndalechurch.org
Second Stage Housing after 9 mo. Program at Hope House; 4 men to an apartment - budgeting; finance; requires small rental fee.
Neville House
1301 W Washington
Bloomington, IL
Phone 1: 309-827-7070
www.mccainc.org Shelter for domestic violence victims, offers support groups. Legal advocacy, and counseling for women and children, 24hr intake.
Newman House
PO Box 887
Mount Prospect, IL
Phone 1: 847-644-9425
  Steven Janes: Director Christian transitional home for males released from prison; former director of Teen Challenge
Olive Branch Mission
6310 S Claremont
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-476-6200
www.obmission.org David Bates: CEO
Phone: 773-948-3004
Shelter; mission; food; clothing; substance abuse; employment training; community resource center
Pacific Garden Mission
1458 S Canal St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-492-9410
www.pgm.org Samson Green: Director Shelter, food, clothing, medical, and dental care for men. Christian Support and assistance with transition; Bible Education and Career Development
PADS Crisis Services Inc
3001 Greenbay Rd, #5
North Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 847.689.4357
www.pads-crisis-services.org/ Cathy Curran: Director Overnight Shelter; and 15 person transitional shelter;
PADS Inc
659 S River St
Aurora, IL
Phone 1: 630-897-2156
www.hesedhouse.org/pads/
Phone: info@sspads.org
Overnight and Transitional (Public Action to Deliver Shelter-utilizinag churches); Case
PADS to Hope (NW Suburban)
1140 E Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL
Phone 1: 847-963-9163
www.padstohope.org Overnight and Transitional (Public Action to Deliver Shelter-utilizinag churches); Case
Parkside
515 W Barry #354
Chicago, IL
  Leon Anderson
Peoria Community Connection Center
826 SW Adams St
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-672-1163
  Day Center for homeless men, women, and children. Open 6a-10p daily.
Peoria Rescue Mission
601 SW Adams
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-676-3416
www.peoriarescue.org Jerry L. Trecek: Executive Director Emergency, transitional & long-term shelter for men, residential programs for parolees; Food service; job skills, food pantry, crisis pregnancy program
Placement Resource Unit
100 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-633-1777
  Betty Craig: Supervisor
Prodigal House/ Judah First World Ministry
8400 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-344-2168
  Pastor Charles Black: Director Miavria Black Transitional Housing for Men; Christian Support groups
Rebecca Johnson Apartments/ Deborah's Place
2822 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-722-5080
www.deborahsplace.org
Phone: info@deborahsplace.org
Female Apartments; Comprehensive case management, therapeutic services, education and employment assistance are offered on-site to help women make the transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency
Residence West - LSSI
675 Varsity Dr
Elgin, IL
  Al Meginnis: Program Director
Restoration Ministries
253 East 159th Street
Harvey, IL
Phone 1: 708-333-3370
  Ray Banks: Executive Director
Phone: 708-333-3370
A Christian training residential program for men who have overcome their addictions. Helps recovering drug addicts, at-risk, underprivileged youth, families, and senior citizens.
Resurrection House, Inc.
13922 Lincoln Ave
Dolton, IL
Phone 1: 708-849-4418
www.resurrectionhouseinc.org Mattie Davis: Executive Director
Phone: 312-307-1088
resurrectionhouse13922@yahoo.com
Sober house for females in the S Suburbs; substance abuse groups;
RITA'S Ministry
325 E Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL
Phone 1: 630-966-0252
www.ritasministry.org Linda Martin: Executive Director
lindamartin@ritasministry.org
Counseling for Exprisoners; substance abuse support; mentoring; case-management assistance; family reconciliation; emotional issues - anger management
Rockford Rescue Mission
715 W State St
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-965-5332
www.rockfordrescuemission.org Mrs. Sherry A. Pitney: Executive Director Renade Cossey Crisis Shelter for men, women, children; Food service; Addiction Recovery progam; Life Recovery Residential Program (M & W including GED); Career employment services
Rosecrance
3815 Harrison Ave
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-391-1000
www.rosecrance.org Residential & outpatient substance abuse treatment; employment assistance for patients, and detox services
Safe Harbor Shelter
212 N Roosevelt
Bloomington, IL
Phone 1: 309-829-7399
  SHORT TERM homeless shelter for men and women, but no children. Provides meals, laundry facilities and onsite case managers. EVENING SHELTER ONLY!
Salvation Army
530 N 6th St
Springfield, IL
Phone 1: 217-525-2196
  Provides Shelter for men, women and children. Walk-ins only. Open 7pm-7am, Will admit the first 35 each evening.
Salvation Army Family Center
417 NE Adams St
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-655-7272
  Provides food, water, & rent assistance. Emergency Shelter, counseling and referral services. Shelter for women and children, men also if they have custody of children. Single Men, welcome Nov-Apr
Serenity House
891 S Route 53
Addison, IL
Phone 1: 630-620-6616
SerenityHouse.com Henry Tews: President/CEO
serenity@serenityhouse.com
Sober Living Alternatives
7355 N Damen
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-977-7600
  Skip :and: NCRS
s6434evans@aol.com
Sojourn Shelter and Services, Inc
1800 Westchester Blvd
Springfield, IL
Phone 1: 217-726-5100
www.sojournshelter.org Provides emergency shelter, counseling, and court advocacy for women and children of domestic violence…24hour intake
South Suburban Cook County Social Servcies
Harvey, IL
www.suburbancook.org/files/
South Suburban Council on Alcoholism & SA
1909 Cheker Square
Hazel Crest, IL
Phone 1: 708) 647-3333
  providing affordable and effective chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation to residents of the greater Chicago Southland community ; Residential treatment
South Suburban PADS
414 W Lincoln Hwy
Chicago Heights, IL
Phone 1: 708-754-4357
www.sspads.org Overnight and Transitional (Public Action to Deliver Shelter-utilizinag churches); Case
South Suburban YMCA
178 E 155th St
Harvey, IL
Phone 1: 708-331-6500
www.ymcachgo.org 450 apartments for low-income seniors at six locations in southern Cook County. Seniors receive rental subsidies and utility assistance, and a social service coordinator
Southwest Women Working Together
6845 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-737-2500
www.swwt.org
Phone: info@swwt.org
Amani House Transitional Shelter opened its doors in 1995 to offer shelter to women and their families and to expand services-Englewood, Auburn, Chicago Lawn - Southside.
St Andrew's Court
50 N Hoyne
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-226-7620
www.slministries.org David Rosa: Program Director
Phone: 312-226-7620
sacprogdir@slministries.org
Bob Dougherty: Executive Director
Phone: 312-738-1414 x13
Second Stage Housing for those completing St Leonard program; supportive services for men
St Leonard's House
2100 W Warren Blvd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-738-1414
www.slministries.org Christopher Vaughn: Program Director
Phone: x22
slhprogdir@slministries.org
Patricia Taylor: Asst Program Director
Phone: x24
transitional housing and services for men; and some sex-offenders; case management; IDOC contract - Michael Barlow Center for Education & Employment;
St Martin de Porres House of Hope
6423 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-643-5843
www. Sister Theresa
Phone: Sister Sullivan
Shelter for women and children - up to 120; job training; substance abuse rehab; family/life skills; computer skills; case management
Stepping Stones Inc.
1621 Theodore
Joliet, IL
Phone 1: 815-744-7659
  Virginia Brock
Tabitha House (W)(RM)
456 East 163rd Street
South Holland, IL
Phone 1: 708-333-0607
  Tony
Phone: 708-333-0607
A free, 18-month residential Christian training facility for WOMEN who have struggled with addictions.
Teach Them How
10501 S Parnell
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-445-8497
  Cloteal Williams: Director
teachthemhow@aol.com
Recovery Home; AHHAP
Teen Challenge Center
3601 W Cortland
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-772-2211
www.teenchallengeil.com
tcillinois@aol.com

tcichicago@aol.com
Christian Recovery Home for Males 18+
Teen Challenge-Audrey's Home for Girls
151 W Prairie Ave
Decatur, IL
Phone 1: 217-423-9117
www.tcidecatur@aol.com Christian Recovery Home for Females 13-17
Teen Challenge-Redemption House
311 Olive St
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-673-3716
www.tcil2@aol.com Christian Recovery Home for Males 18+
The Center for Prevention of Abuse
P.O. box 3855
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-691-0551
  An emergency shelter for victims for doemstic violence, sexual assault or elder abuse. Provides support groups, counseling, and 24hour hotline(1800-559-7233)
The Salvation Army
148 N Harrison Ave
Kankakee, IL
Phone 1: 815-933-8421
  Shelter for women and their families or married couples, 24hr intake. Drop -in center from 4pm-10 for single men
The Salvation Army Correctional Service
105 W Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-421-2406
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_met.ns Harris: Chaplain Community Corrections Program - halfway house for FBOP prisoners back to community; counseling; vocational & life skills; substance abuse programs; counseling
The Salvation Army- Divisional Hdqtr
5040 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-725-1100
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc Salvation Army Chicago Headquarters
The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center
1515 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-421-5753
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_met.nsf Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Home - intensive rehabiliation; also works w IDOC drug related work releasees; 18 mo. Stay permited
The Salvation Army-Chicago Central ARC
506 N Des Plaines Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-738-4367
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_usc_arc.nsf Mark & Susan Anderson: Majors
Mark_Anderson@usc.salvationarmy.org
Adult Rehabilitation Center for men with drug and alcohol addictions
The Salvation Army-Chicago Northside ARC
2258 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-477-1771
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_usc_arc.nsf Larry & Jean Manzella: Majors
Larry_Manzella@usc.salvationarmy.org
Adult Rehabilitation Center for men with drug and alcohol addictions
The Salvation Army-Rockford ARC
1706 18th St
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-397-0440
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_usc_arc.nsf Scott & Karen Salsbury: Captains
Scott_Salsbury@usc.salvationarmy.org
Michael Sjogren: Social Services Director
Phone: 815-972-1135
mike_sjogren@usc.salvationarmy.org
Adult Rehabilitation Center for men with drug and alcohol addictions
The Salvation Army-Springfield ARC
221 N 11th St
Springfield, IL
Phone 1: 217-528-7573
www.ssaarc.org Van & Cheryl Wirth: Administrators
Van_Wirth@usc.salvationarmy.org
Adult Rehabilitation Center for men with drug and alcohol addictions - housing for 70 men
The Salvation Army-Waukegan
431 S Genesee St
Waukegan, IL
Phone 1: 847-622-7730
www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_usc_arc.nsf James & Linda Porterfield: Majors
James_Porterfield@usc.salvationarmy.org
Adult Rehabilitation Center for men with drug and alcohol addictions
The Sky Is The Limit Recovery Facilities
5742 S Normal
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-952-7817
  William E. Harris III: Founder & CEO
williamthree@tmo.blackberry.net
Equipping men with tools they need to achieve a bright new future that is free of poverty, abuse, and addiction with a structured program in a remodeled, affordable, clean environment.
The Studios
618 S Wabash
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-328-6810
www.theleague.org/studios.htm Darlene Roberts: Property Manager Single Room Occpncy affordable housing with security. $390/mo with utilities
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
check website for listings
IL
www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm?state=il&topic=homeles Provides addresses and phone numbers for shelters in Chicago and outside of the Chicago area.
Unity House
4331 S Vincennes Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-285-2668
  Rev. Ethel Johnson Second stage housing for mothers and children - 6 mo - 24 mo.
Urban League
IL
Phone 1: 773-285-5800
 
Victims Assistance Center
357 E Chestnut St
Kankakee, IL
Phone 1: 815-932-0999
 
victimscenter@att.net
Social Services programs that provides crisis intervention services such as emergency food, shelter, and support for victims of violent crimes, 24hr intake.
Victory Outreach Church
1202 Fairview
Rockford, IL
Phone 1: 815-964-2429
Phone 2: 815-509-3107
  Pastor Turner Housing and Support for ex-prisoners; homeless in Rockford; drug coaching
Wabash YMCA Apartments
6330 S Stony Island Ave
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 773-947-0700
  Single Room Occupancy affordable housing at YMCA;
Wayside Cross Ministries
215 E New York St
Aurora, IL
Phone 1: 630-892-4239
www.waysidecross.org Randy Tomassi: Director Men's Shelter; transitional help; case management services; Christian Support Group
West Englewood United Organization - Clara's House
1650 W 62nd St
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-778-8855
  Shelter for women; referral services for community
West Suburban PADS
1851 S 9th Ave
Maywood, IL
Phone 1: 708-338-1724
Phone 2: 888-338-1744
www.westsuburbanpads.org
Phone: contactus@westsuburbanpads.org
Overnight and Transitional (Public Action to Deliver Shelter-utilizinag churches); Case
Women's Residence
5517 N Kenmore, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL
Phone 1: 312-338-8485
  Kathleen Corcoran
YMCA of Chicago
Chicago, IL
  Single Room Occupancy housing; varied other services; health center
YWCA of Peoria (downtown)
301 NE Jefferson St
Peoria, IL
  Provides child care for ages 2-12 and an emergency shelter for homeless men, women and children. Shelter for men with families, not single men 24hr intake.
YWCA of Peoria
1013 W Lake Ave
Peoria, IL
Phone 1: 309-685-7655
  Provides child care for ages 2-12 and an emergency shelter for homeless men, women and children. Shelter for men with families, not single men 24hr intake.