What is the purpose of this service?

To ensure youth are safe, stable and self sufficient.

Who can receive these services?

Youth who are 14 to 23 years of age who lack safe and stable housing. 

What services are offered?

  • Outreach
  • Emergency Services (Food, Clothing, etc.) 
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Interim Housing
  • Transitional Housing
  • Assessment
  • Case Management
  • Family Reunification Services
  • Advocacy
  • Life Skills Training
  • Education
  • Job Services

For Additional Program Information:  Homeless Youth

How to apply?

Contact a Homeless Youth Provider if you are:

  • A youth in need of services
  • Parent or Guardian
  • School Staff
  • Social Service Agency
  • Law Enforcement Officer

More Info & Resources

Runaway & Homeless Youth programs

Chicago Coalition for Homeless

DHS Office Locator

DHS Help Line