If you see or know someone who is homeless, or is at risk of becoming homeless, you can help. Ask how. Listen with compassion. And provide resources:
Emergency Assistance and Referrals • Street Outreach • PADS Shelter • Supportive Services • Employment Readiness • Supportive Housing
Housing Forward Headquarters: 1851 S. 9th Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153
708.338.1724 or 888.338.1744 / www.housingforward.org
For immediate needs in Oak Park, go to Housing Forward: 6634 W Roosevelt Rd, 2nd Floor, Oak Park / 708.338.1724
From that information, they developed three “personas.” Each faces a series of everyday events that forces them to make decisions about how to manage their health, relationships, and personal values.
Follow along through this interactive experience that illustrates some of the myriad of choices homeless people make on a daily basis to get by during the winter months.
Thank you to everyone who attended the quarterly coalition meeting at Oak Park District 97 on Thursday, October 19th.
We discussed affordable housing, service intersections, strengthening community homeless touch points and community awareness on homelessness in Oak Park, with a surprise presentation from New Moms.
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Thank you for helping to make homelessness rare, brief and one time in Oak Park!
THE CORE TEAM
Save the dates for the next OPHC Steering Committee Meetings.
February 1, 2018 - 10 AM - 12 PM - Location TBD
April 19, 2018 - 10 AM - 12 PM - Location TBD
July 19, 2018 - 10 AM - 12 PM - Location TBD
October 18, 2018 - 10 AM - 12 PM - Location TBD
Your input is needed!
Anyone who lives in Oak Park and River Forest is invited to take a survey consucted by the Oak Park Department of Public Health to help to decide future public health priorities, including for behavioral health and developmental disabilities.
The survey is posted at www.oak-park.us/needsassessment.
For more information or answers to questions, call 708.358.5480 or email email@example.com.
The OPHC Public Launch was featured in the Wednesday Journal.
The Oak Park Homelessness Coalition was recently featured in an article powered by the Wednesday Journal of Oak Park and River Forest.
Read about the action plan presentation and the inspiring story of Theodore Bolden, one of the night’s featured speakers