Chi Homeless Mapping Oct 2023

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Mapping Homelessness in Chicago

We all recognize homelessness is a chronic and growing problem in our city—and an issue we deeply care about and want to fix. Many of us, however, actually see only a small portion of people who are experiencing homelessness as we go about our daily lives.

We might pass a place where people are sleeping in tents, or someone with a sign and a cup. We might reach out, or we might be in too much of a rush to stop.

In these encounters, none of us can see the scale and scope of homelessness in our cities, and the thousands of people with nowhere to live, and no one to help them.

Read more about how YOU can help in our Fall 2023 newsletter.


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Did you know?

Over 85% of the people we serve are unemployed.

A lot of people don’t have shelter, food, clothing. They need help. And they get it here.”

Tracy