Are you experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity in the chicago area?

Please see the resources below and the All Chicago website for assistance.

If you are at-risk of losing your housing

Call 3-1-1 and ask for “short-term help” to reach the Homelessness Prevention Call Center.

Find legal services for eviction prevention at the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing.

If you are currently experiencing homelessness

If you are seeking housing services, you need to get a housing assessment to be added to the housing priority list. If you have not yet received an assessment, you can find a list of “Access Point” assessment locations here.

If you are in need of shelter or basic needs resources

Call 3-1-1 and ask for “short-term help.”

Drop by or schedule an appointment at a Chicago DFSS Community Service Center.

Search HUD’s Find Shelter tool for shelter, food pantries, and clothing.

See these domestic violence resources.

Find shelters and services for women.

If you need to get out of the weather

Find the nearest warming center or cooling center by calling 3-1-1 or by visiting the Chicago DFSS website.

Health Insurance

View information about free or affordable health insurance options.

Dental Services

Contact Heartland Alliance Health dental care.

Healthcare Services

Contact Heartland Alliance Health primary care.

Contact Thresholds integrated primary and behavioral healthcare.

Search for local health clinics.

Mental Health Services

Contact Heartland Alliance Health mental health services.

Contact Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4).

Contact Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare.

Contact Thresholds.

Substance Use Services

Contact The Chicago Recovery Alliance.

Contact Thresholds.

Contact Haymarket Center.

Contact Lutheran Social Services of Illinois.

Contact Heartland Alliance Health medication assisted therapy program for opioid use disorder.


Get involved in affordable housing advocacy with ONE Northside.

Email or call (773-620-5122) the Chicago Union of the Homeless.

Comprehensive Resource Lists

View a comprehensive list of local resources.

View a map of services and resources in Chicago.

Employment Services

Contact Cara.

Looking for research and information about homelessness and services?

Check out these research repositories.