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Rodney Hall

"CHI has a nice laid-back relaxing environment. They welcome you with open arms, and it feels like home here each Wednesday. I also really got a lot of out of Carol's Smoking Cessation program which allowed me to cut back significantly.  Even though I'm still struggling to quit entirely, Carol still reaches out and provides support even though I'm no longer in the program.  She is very patient in the class, and offers a lot of helpful encouragement.  The program could help many others to quit and I do recommend it, not just for the gum and patches she gives out, but for the friendly environment she creates during each session."


Bike Fair

Bike Fair

Members of Working Bikes Cooperative collect abandoned bikes throughout the city. The bikes are refurbished and donated to worthy causes – and CHI is… Read More
Gold, Barry

Meet Barry Gold

Barry Gold is a regular guest of The Chicago Help Initiative (CHI) and an avid photographer. Barry’s photographs have been featured in two… Read More
Resource Table

Resource Table

Our Resource Table is staffed by both professional case workers and volunteers at every meal. They assist our guests with various needs… Read More