Point in Time Count

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

On Wednesday night, Housing Forward staff and volunteers worked with the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County for the bi-annual Point in Time (PIT) Count, otherwise known as a street count of unsheltered homeless persons.

16th Annual Sing-Along Messiah

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Sing-Along Messiah

The 16th annual Sing-Along Messiah will be held on Sunday, December 4th at First United Methodist Church of Oak Park. The event begins at 3:30 p.m., with all free-will donations benefiting Housing Forward.

Support Housing Forward on #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Thursday is for giving thanks, Friday and Monday are for getting deals, and Tuesday is for giving back. Housing Forward is proud to be a part of ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬, a global effort to celebrate generosity. Be it a donation of time, talent or money, every bit counts. Please consider joining us in our mission to transition our neighbors from housing crisis to housing stability.

Recruiting for Open AmeriCorps Positions

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Housing Forward is currently seeking AmeriCorps members.

Continuing to Drive Progress in Ending Homelessness

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its annual Point-in-Time count results, reporting steady reductions in homelessness between 2010 and 2016. A more detailed analysis of this data will be available in the weeks ahead, but in the meantime, we encourage everyone to:  

Give Back on Black Friday at The Book Table!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
The Book Table
If Thanksgiving is for thanks, why can't Black Friday be for giving back? At The Book Table, it is! Come celebrate the day after Thanksgiving with them and they will donate 10% of all in-store sales to Housing Forward.
Join with The Book Table on Friday for some holiday shopping and give back to the community at the same time!

Thank you to the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Thank you to the board of directors and staff of the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation, for hosting the 2016 grantees last Thursday at the 19th Century Club for their annual Thanksgiving in October event.

Housing Forward to benefit from Thanksgiving Market at River Forest Kitchen

Friday, October 28th, 2016

On Saturday, November 19, River Forest Kitchen, at 349 Ashland Ave., will once again host their annual Thanksgiving Market on Saturday, November 19th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.