Salvation Army Shield of Hope Shelter
924 N Christiana Ave
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Chicago, IL 60651
The Salvation Army Shield of Hope If you or a loved one are facing homelessness, please call 311. The City of Chicago will contact us for placement. The Shield of Hope, which is located across from The Salvation Army's Freedom Center Campus in Chicago's West Humboldt Park neighborhood, provides families in crisis an assessment, compassionate support, and a referral to the program that best meets their immediate needs, including living with family or friends, shelter or other temporary arrangement. The Shield of Hope has 75 beds available for vulnerable families on a nightly basis, and can accommodate up to 125 beds in emergency shelter situations. The Shield of Hope provides: 20 bedrooms with private bathrooms and personal storage; several rooms connect to accommodate larger families and allow them to remain together Laundry Room Cafeteria Counseling, Support Services, and Life Skills Training Assistance Obtaining Permanent Housing Families staying at the Shield of Hope will also have access to an array of services at the Freedom Center. Social Service Programs Job Training Recreational and Educational Programs for the Entire Family Nutritious Meals and Snacks Treatment for Substance Abuse The Shield of Hope is the newest service under The Salvation Army's Bed & Bread Club® programs, which are designed to meet the needs of individuals and families facing hunger and shelter instability. Members of the Bed & Bread Club also fight poverty by helping those who are most vulnerable access emergency shelter, groceries, nutritious meals, and utility and rent payments in order to stay in their home. Initial funding for the construction of The Shield of Hope was provided by an anonymous gift, but support is still needed to support the ongoing services critical to helping families achieve and maintain stability.
How To Volunteer at Salvation Army Shield of Hope Shelter:
Be a volunteer. Call Salvation Army Shield of Hope Shelter at (773) 725-1100 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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