City Meets With Homeless, Advocates In Uptown On New Program Designed To Provide Permanent Housing City officials, advocates for the homeless, North Side residents and the homeless met today about a pilot program designed to provide permanent housing and services to dozens of homeless people.
Homeless, Advocates Target Rauner Luxury Condo In Budget ProtestHomeless youth and advocates gathered outside one of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s homes on Thursday, to call attention to the state budget impasse and its impact on programs for the homeless.
Lawmaker Wants To Make GED Tests Free For Homeless YouthA state senator from Chicago wants to help homeless youth get high school equivalency certificates, also known as GEDs, by allowing them to take the exam for free.
Chicago City Hall Makes Latest Bid To End HomelessnessThe Emanuel administration has already had two plans to end homelessness, with less than stellar results. So, what’s different this time?
Two Chicago Homeless Men Off To Start New Life In Phoenix Thanks To NW Indiana Group Two men who would otherwise be spending this snowy, cold day in a tent have a chance for a new life thanks to a charity group from Northwest Indiana.
Couple Living In Tents Under Uptown Viaduct Finds Permanent HomeCBS 2's Sandra Torres shows us how.
Suburban Woman Raises Money So Man Who Lives In Car Can Stay In HotelIn this Original Report, CBS 2's Mai Martinez went to Crystal Lake to meet the man and the woman he calls his guardian angel.
Non-Profit Launches Campaign To Give Away 1,000 Winter Coats To Chicago Homeless A new campaign running through next week aims to keep the homeless warm and employed this winter, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Donations, Volunteers Increase Over Holidays, But Charities Say Need Is Year-LongFranciscan Outreach shelters about 325 homeless men and women a night at shelters on the West Side. It also has a soup kitchen and a food pantry.
Chicagoan Offers Homeless Woman A Dollar -- His LastLou Jenkins wasn't homeless too long ago. CBS 2's Mike Krauser reports on an online campaign.
Christmas Dinner For Hundreds? No Problem For Chicago ChefQuentin Love and his staff spent the entire night preparing more than 1,000 chicken meals for the needy and homeless. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
Protesters Accuse City Of Shooing Homeless Out Of UptownProtesters took to the streets of the Uptown neighborhood Monday night to show their anger over the city's treatment of the homeless in the area, accusing police of removing the homeless from the neighborhood.