North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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Our mission is to end homelessness in the lives of individuals by providing housing and comprehensive supportive services. We also strive to eradicate the conditions that cause, contribute to and exacerbate homelessness.

Validators

Margaret Margaret
I've worked at North Side Housing & Supportive Services for a year and a half, serving both as the Veterans' Housing Case Manager and currently as the Director of Outreach Services. I manage our Day Support Services Center where we provide crisis intervention for individual living on the streets or… More
Lisa Lisa
Presently at NSHSS, I hold the Position of Director of Supportive Services. In this position, I manage and run (with the assistance of my team of 10) a 72-bed Interim mens shelter, where they can live for up to 120-days. I am committed, devoted and passionate about assisting men, women and… More
Nichole Nichole
My job title is Case Manager. My work involves providing comprehensive case management and crisis intervention to adults who are currently experiencing homelessness, imminently facing homelessness, and/or adults experiencing domestic violence. My goal is to help these individuals address barriers… More
Anna Anna
As a Case Manager for NSHSS- Day Support Drop In Center, I connect Chicago's most vulnerable populations to the services they need; including housing and funding referrals. It's great to have a resource like Benevolent and and all those who support our Client's in need.
Katherine Katherine
I am a case manager at North Side Housing and Supportive Services. We help our homeless clients with basically any supportive services they want/need. During the intake process we are building partnerships with our clients and become a team working on the same goals. Most of the time this is to… More
Emma Emma
Starting in June 2015, I began working as a Housing for Health Case Manager. My work involves providing comprehensive case management services to people who have experienced homelessness and who have chronic health conditions. My goal is to assist my clients in finding stable housing, while… More
Natalie Natalie
I currently work in two different permanent supportive housing programs at North Side Housing & Supportive Services: the Ending Veteran Homelessness Initiative and the Supportive Housing Programs. I provide wrap-around services to our participants as they become stably housed. What I appreciate… More
Leslie Leslie
My job title is Homeward Bound Case Manager. My job involves providing housing and comprehensive case management services to individuals experiencing homelessness. My goal is to assist each participant in becoming self-sufficient and active members in their communities. What I like about my job… More

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11 supporters
Funded on 9/26/2014

Lavon from Chicago, IL

Ready to reunite with my son in a new home! I just need help with the deposit.

I've found a home for me and my son! I've already saved a portion of the deposit & am asking for help with the remaining amount. More

Validated by Margaret from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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8 supporters
Funded on 11/11/2014

Larry from Chicago, IL

I'm a newly housed Navy veteran. A bed will get me off the floor & ease my pain.

Recently moved into unfurnished senior housing; a bed & household items will help me sleep so I can go to work on time & reduce the pain in my hips. More

Validated by Margaret from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2014

Eric from Chicago, IL

Housed & in college after homelessness! Just need household items to get settled.

After 9 yrs of homelessness, I'm now on a path for success! These items will enable me to be self-sufficient and allow me to focus on my goals. More

Validated by Margaret from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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2 supporters
Funded on 4/15/2015

Patrick from Chicago, IL

I'm moving into my own apartment, but it's empty. Furniture will make it a home.

I can pay rent but can't afford furniture for my new apartment. When I'm housed again, I'll be able to focus on my music career. More

Validated by Lisa from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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14 supporters
Funded on 6/17/2015

Laurita from Chicago, IL

I'm studying ecological restoration & need boots and rain gear to work.

To work outside I need steel toed boots and rain gear, which I can't afford without a job. This will help me support my son with my new career. More

Validated by Nichole from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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13 supporters
Funded on 8/7/2015

Cathy from Chicago, IL

Getting my GED will open so many doors! I need help paying the registration fee.

I need financial assistance to pay for my GED. By obtaining my GED, I will be able to achieve better paying jobs and support my family. More

Validated by Nichole from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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5 supporters
Funded on 9/24/2015

FeFe from Chicago, IL

Single mom eager to continue working in clinical massage. I need liability insurance!

I need $250 to pay for liability insurance, which will enable me to work as a professional licensed massage therapist in Illinois. More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2015

Unique from Chicago, IL

Survivor of cancer & homelessness! Household items will give me the stability to heal

In 2013, I faced stage 3 breast cancer, which I can proudly say I've overcome. My fight against such horrible disease has left me needing basic items More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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1 supporter
Funded on 9/16/2015

Darnell from Chicago, IL

Recently housed! I need basic household items to get started in this new life phase.

It's been a long road. I'm now housed, in school & working to further my self-sufficiency. Household items like towels & blankets will help me thrive! More

Validated by Nichole from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2015

Jewels from Chicago, IL

I'm supporting my daughter & grandchild! One month's rent will keep us stably housed.

My goals are provide the type of life for my daughter & grandson that I didn't have. One month's rent will help us stay housed & keep moving forward! More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/13/2016

Sarah from Chicago, IL

I am overcoming homelessness! I need a fridge to provide for my growing family.

My husband and I found a place to live that lacks some basic amenities. We need a used refrigerator to cook and eat affordably in our new home. More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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4 supporters
Funded on 2/9/2016

Daniel from Chicago, IL

Working and going to school. I need textbooks to complete my classes and graduate.

I am working hard toward a college education, but textbooks are expensive! I need help purchasing them so I can earn my degree. More

Validated by Katherine from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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5 supporters
Funded on 2/15/2016

Angela from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming cancer & homelessness. I need bus passes to look for work!

I am working hard to improve my situation, but I need a bus pass in order to find and travel to a job each day. More

Validated by Katherine from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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1 supporter
Funded on 3/17/2016

Quincy from Chicago, IL

Newly housed veteran. Help me purchase a bus pas to travel to interviews!

I am determined to enter a job training program, but walking to opportunities is extremely difficult. I need a bus card to travel to these interviews. More

Validated by Emma from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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3 supporters
Funded on 3/27/2016

RT from Chicago, IL

Survivor of homelessness. Help me purchase living essentials for my new space.

I'm ready to thrive on my own. I need a microwave, skillet, bedding, mop, bucket, and an alarm clock to successfully transition to my new life. More

Validated by Nichole from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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1 supporter
Funded on 4/27/2016

EJ from Chicago, IL

Singer overcoming homelessness. I need a mic & amp to do what I love & rebuild.

I'm a teacher & vocalist who lost my apartment last fall. Performing will let me find peace while earning extra money to move into stable housing. More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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2 supporters
Funded on 11/12/2016

Octavia from Chicago, IL

Moved to a new state. I need to reinstate my nail technician license to thrive!

In order to become self-sufficient again, I need to have my nail technician license and endorsement transferred to my new home state of Illinois. More

Validated by Natalie from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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2 supporters
Funded on 12/8/2016

Glennis from Chicago, IL

After being hit by a car, bus passes will help me get around and get back to work.

I need help acquiring bus cards so I can search for employment. After my accident, I haven't been able to get around and find a job. More

Validated by Leslie from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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