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Shelters & Immediate Care:

These are just a few of many shelters. Call 311 to receive support around finding the best shelter for you within Chicago (be sure to let the representative know if you are fleeing from a domestic violence situation), and call 312-748-6000 for shelters outside of the city limits! 

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Connections for Abused Women and their Children is a shelter for women and children in domestic violence situations. They are open 24/7, 365 days a year!

  • Call their hotline number at 773-278-4566 24/7 (need to call for space availability and domestic violence services)

  • Free services in English and Spanish

  • Address is confidential due to safety concerns, call their hotline above for their location 

  • Click their logo to be directed to their services page!

Lincoln Park Community services offers drop-in services for immediate needs around showering, toiletries, laundry, meals, referrals, and case management from 1:00-4:00 pm (Monday-Friday) at 1521 N. Sedgwick St., Chicago, IL 60610!

  • Call their number at 773-549-6111 to speak with an LPCS staff member about accessing these services (and other related housing services)!

  • Click their logo to be directed to their services page! 

Franciscan Outreach offers a variety of services and programs like shelter access across different locations, fresh meals, subsidized housing programs, case management, support groups, hygiene services, hours of operations, and other specialized medical and mental health support! 

  • Call their number at 773-278-6724 for questions! 

  • Click their logo to be directed to their services page!

ReVive has drop-in hours Monday and Tuesday 10 am - 7 pm, Wednesday and Thursday 10 am - 4 pm, Saturday 12 pm - 4 pm, and closed Friday and Sunday through their Engagement Center. This is staffed with Occupational Therapists and Case Managers. They have specific resources for those whose mental, cognitive, or physical needs prolong access to housing. 

  • Free soup available Monday at 1 pm

  • Lunches, blankets, toiletries, etc. available 

  • They also offer Christmas baskets to low-income families during the holidays

  • 1668 W. Ogden Ave Chicago IL 60612 (Cathedral Shelter)

  • Call their number for any questions at 312-997-2222

  • Click their logo to be directed to their services page!

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