Homeless Ask City To Let Them Keep Tents Under LSD ViaductsHomeless people who live under Lake Shore Drive viaducts asked the city on Friday to show some compassion and stop the cleanings that force them to remove their belongings.
City, Salvation Army Establish Triage Program For HomelessChicago has expanded its partnership with the Salvation Army to guide homeless families to a path back to stability.
Boy Spending Holiday Season Helping HomelessEarlier this month, Ryan Gustis started a project to distribute backpacks filled with supplies to the homeless.
Three Charged With Stabbing Homeless Man In South LoopThree men were charged with stabbing and robbing a homeless man on Monday in the South Loop neighborhood.
Chicago Nun Retires After 33 Years Of Helping Women Get Off DrugsA nun with a mission to help homeless women and children retired after over 30 years of service.
City Shuts Down Homeless Tent City In UptownSeveral homeless people who were camped out in a tent city in the Uptown neighborhood were looking for a new place to live, after city workers shut it down Monday morning.
Chicago Threatens To Remove Homeless Tents From ViaductsThe city is threatening to take the tents of the homeless population living under Lake Shore Drive viaducts.
Chicago Non-Profit Makes Backpacks Designed For The HomelessSeveral years ago, Ron Kaplan noticed how often the homeless people he saw walking around Chicago carried their belongings around in plastic bags. The Chicago businessman started the CITYPAK Project to come up with a safe, convenient and versatile backpack designed to meet the constantly changing needs of the homeless.
Homeless Man Found Unfit To Stand Trial For MurderRoss Feiwell, 59, was charged with first-degree murder for the June 14, 2015, stabbing death of 49-year-old Thomas Sawyer, authorities said at the time.
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.