JOURNEYS - The Road Home - Palatine, IL

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1140 E. Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL 60074
: Phone: (847) 963-9163
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    2019-05-10 07:39:49
    Grateful that this service is available to those needing to get back on their feet again. What a blessing!

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Scattered Site Emergency Shelter Program serving the northwest suburban area of Cook County.

Daycenter supportive services M-F 7:30am - 4PM

At JOURNEYS  The Road Home, we serve people from all walks of life.  Homelessness does not discriminate and can be chronic or situational. It affects a variety of people including families with children, young adults, and senior citizens. The causes for homelessness can range from a lack of affordable housing to mental illness or chemical dependency. Family problems, domestic violence and abuse, disability, poverty and even a series of insurmountable bad luck can lead to homelessness. At Journeys, we work to provide intervention and support to address the root cause of homelessness, and lead people back to a stable environment.

HOPE Center
The HOPE Center is a day resource center that provides free services to the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.
M-F 7:30am - 4PM.

PADS Emergency Shelter Program
The goal of the PADS Emergency Shelter Program is to provide hospitality, food, and overnight emergency shelter to the homeless between October 1 and April 30, seven days a week (including holidays). PADS Emergency Shelter sites are open from 7:00 pm until 7:00 am. Guests may not arrive prior to 6:45 pm or later than 9:00 pm, and must depart prior to 7:00 am.

Pathway Housing Readiness Program
The shortage of affordable housing in northwest suburban Cook County was the driving force behind the creation of JOURNEYS Pathway Housing Readiness Program.

Volunteers Requests by JOURNEYS - The Road Home: Yes. Orientation schedule located at

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