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The Salvation Army provides 600,000 nights of shelter in Illinois every year and works to keep thousands of families from becoming homeless.

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About 15 percent of the homeless population is comprised of "chronically homeless" individuals.

This means struggling neighbors are sleeping on the streets, in cars, staying with family or friends temporarily, or frequently moving from residence to residence.

"The Salvation Army keeps me from being in the dark, from being cold."

The Salvation Army tries to keep families in their homes by assisting with rent/mortgage or utility bills.

The Salvation Army helps provide housing in our community through: 

Our homelessness prevention programs and shelters provide safe housing, food, spiritual and practical support to individuals and families who have nowhere else to go.

Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance Programs
The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage/rent, utility bills, clothing, medication bills, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Corps Community Center, call the emergency assistance hotline 773-205-3520 or learn more online

How You and Your Family Can Help
Homelessness is an issue plaguing cities and neighborhoods across the country. Here are some ideas for how to talk with your children about homelessness, how you can help fight poverty, and what you can do to make an impact in your community.

 

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