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A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

A Clear Mission

Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”

Temperance spoke up to secure a new home for her family

Rebuilding your life after a setback takes determination. For Temperance Thomas, it helps to be open about what she’s been through. “You got to tell your story or you’ll never get over it. I’m learning to do that,” she says. With a family to raise, Temperance is determined to move forward. In two years, she...x

Homeless youth in Chicago have help from a free mobile phone app

StreetLight Chicago is a new, free mobile phone app designed for use by homeless youth and the social service providers that support this vulnerable population. Launched Nov. 14, this mobile app gives timely information about the resources available to help youth, through age 24, who are homeless and living on their own. Chicago is home to...x

Where to turn for help in Chicago’s frigid weather

With an arctic turn in the weather, Chicagoans should call “311” if they need cold weather-related help, including access to homeless shelters or city warming centers. Garfield warming center at 10 South Kedzie Avenue is open 24/7. Six other neighborhood warming centers, listed here, are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays whenever temperatures go below 32...x