Community Resources

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Domestic Violence Hotline and Shelters

Chicago Office of Domestic Violence

Phone: 1.877.863.6338
TTY: 1.877.863.6339

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Phone: 1−800−799−7233 or Text Lovies to 1-866-331-9474

TTY 1−800−787−3224

Find Food

Greater Food Depository

Phone: 773-247-3663 (Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm)

Find Shelter Homeless Shelters

Outside and Inside the City of Chicago


Homeless Assistance Programs

Report Crime

Instructions on how to report crimes on Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Bomb Threats, Crimes Involving Children and more.

Ask a Question

Call 1-844-USAGOV1 (1-844-872-4681)

Chicago Police Department’s Online Reporting System

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Chat service available at
Para recibir ayuda en español, empuja aquí

National Runaway Safeline

Chat service available at

Trevor Helpline – Crisis Prevention for Gay Youth

See website ( for text and chat options

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
Support for transgender individuals


Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
For veterans and those concerned about them


National Runaway Safeline at 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)

Rape Crisis Hotlines

Call 888-293-2080 in Chicago Metropolitan Area
Call 630-971-3927 in DuPage County
Call 708-748-5672 in the South Suburbs

Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances

1-833-2FINDHELP (1-833-2-3463-4357)
Substance use and opioid use support

If you are between 16 and 24, here are a few shelters just for youth that accept walk-ins.

“Casa Corazon” at La Casa Norte

Back of the Yards (Ages 16 – 24)
1736 W 47th St, 773-276-4900 

Logan Square (Ages 18 – 24) 
1940 N California Ave, 773-276-4900

“The Crib” at The Night Ministry

(Ages 16 – 24) 
835 W Addison St, 844-549-4158

A Safe Haven

(Ages 16 – 24) 
2750 W Roosevelt Rd, 773-435-8424

Ujima Village

(Ages 16 – 24)
7320 S Yale Ave, 312-455-0007


Adult Shelters – Accept walk-ins

Dial Chicago City Services at 311 or 312-744-5000 to check if beds are available or to get transportation.

These are shelters for adults

A Little Bit of Heaven

11321 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60628


Franciscan Outreach

2715 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612

Olive Branch Mission

6310 S Claremont Ave, Chicago, IL 60636

Pacific Garden Mission

1456 S Canal St, Chicago. IL 60607

Mental Health

Psychology Today

Find a detail list of mental health professionals in the United Stars near you.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

People with Disabilities

DHS: Rehabilitatin Services: Apply Online

If you live in Illinois and have a disability, the Division of Rehabilitation Services may be able to help you find a job or live at home independently. 

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