Congratulations to Lily Alter!

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Housing Forward would like to congratulate Lily Alter for two honors she is receiving this month! Lily was chosen to receive the Governor’s Service Award in the Youth Northeast category and as a Youth Hero by the American Red Cross. If you would like to attend the breakfast on April 27 and join in honoring Lily, click here

Celebrating National AmeriCorps Week

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Last week we celebrated National AmeriCorps Week. Beyond showing appreciation for our AmeriCorps members, it was an opportunity to increase awareness of the valuable contributions AmeriCorps members make to our communities and country. Housing Forward would like to thank our 13 members serving here and hosted at our partner agencies, BEDS Plus and the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry.

Volunteer News

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers who assisted throughout the Christmas and New Year holidays. Our Holiday Gift Program was another success as we were able to serve 63 families this year. Thank you to those who donated warm coats, brought in presents, provided festive decorations, served a hearty meal and went above and beyond in ushering...

Volunteer News

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Housing Forward is looking for dynamic individuals who are willing to help transform their community!  AmeriCorps programs do more than move communities forward; they provide opportunities for people entering or re-entering the workforce. AmeriCorps members have the opportunity to learn valuable work skills, earn money for education and develop an appreciation for citizenship. AmeriCorps members focus on assisting clients with basic needs and encouraging access to services and housing. We are currently accepting applicants...

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