Please see the resources below if you are experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity in the Chicago area.
All Chicago provides links to a variety of housing and basic needs services (see Call 311 below). The All Chicago website provides a list of service options.
Call 311 for the Homelessness Prevention Call Center
- Ask for short term help if you’re in need of basic needs resources
- If you are at risk of losing your housing, ask about homelessness prevention resources
- Ask about the nearest warming center or cooling center
If you are seeking housing services, you need to get a housing assessment to be added to the waitlist. If you have not yet received an assessment, you can find a list of assessment locations here.
Drop by or schedule an appointment with the Department of Family and Support Services
Chicago’s DFSS can work with you to identify your needs and help you find resources. A list of DFSS community service centers can be found here.
Additional Resources in Chicago:
Food pantries and soup kitchens
Substance Use Treatment/Services
Legal Services for Eviction Prevention
Additional Resources in the U.S.: