La Posada Family Shelter - Casa Central - Chicago, IL

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Chicago, IL 60651
: (773) 782-8820

La Posada Family Shelter - Casa Central - Chicago, IL

Chicago West family shelter.

We provide safety and foster self-reliance for individuals and families.
70 homeless families receive housing and support services at La Posada, on their way to permanent housing.
65 individuals train and study to become certified nurses' assistants in our Early Intervention program.
500 victims of domestic abuse receive counseling and support through our Violence Prevention Initiative.
800 community residents gain access to the Internet as they learn to use computers at our Community Technology Center.

We promote active, healthy lifestyles for seniors.
150 seniors meet at our Adult Wellness Center,where they socialize, participate in field trips and enjoy many stimulating activities.
1,500 home-bound seniors receive visits from our Home Care aides, who provide basic assistance.

La Posada seeks to place families in their own independent and permanent housing within 120 days. The program strives to assist families in moving from homelessness to permanent housing.

La Posada is made unique by the comprehensive network of supportive services it offers, a factor which ensures maximum participation and a high success rate. The program provides childcare, transportation, food, clothing and emergency cash. Supportive services include life skills education, family literacy, counseling, nutrition education, and financial management to help families regain and sustain self-sufficiency.

Participants at La Posada also have access to the following services: counseling, referral to alcohol/drug rehabilitation, nutrition education, domestic violence intervention, financial management, food, clothing, transportation, relocation assistance, and public assistance advocacy. Medical services are coordinated through nearby community health centers and hospitals. In addition, monthly workshops help families deal with a variety of other concerns ranging from financial planning to the use of public transportation.

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