Respond Now - Chicago Heights, IL

Contact information

1439 Emerald Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60412
: (708)755-4357
: www.respondnow.org

Reviews: Be The First To Make A Review

Your opinion matters. Leave your review of Respond Now.

Description: RESPOND NOW attempts to help all people who have a genuine need. We strive to provide our services in a manner that maintains dignity and choice. We treat our clients as individuals and maintain a supportive environment for individuals who require assistance. On a daily basis, some of the problems we address are:
Food - We provide the basic staples and non-perishable items including, if necessary, baby food and formula. Respond Now's major source of food is the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Rent Assistance - We provide funds to avert eviction or for rental deposits to secure a lease.
Utilities - We provide funds to keep utilities (water, gas, electric) operating.
Temporary Lodging - We provide funds for local motels for families who have lost their homes through fire or eviction.
Clothing - We provide clean, used clothing donated by individuals or groups. We also provide funds for work shoes.
Transportation - We provide bus passes for clients to get to job interviews, clinics, public aid and social security appointments.
Furniture - We furnish, when available, donated beds, tables, chairs, etc. We also provide donated household items, when available.
Toiletries & Personal Hygiene Items - We furnish soap, detergent, disposable diapers, feminine hygiene products, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors & shaving cream.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Respond Now at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.


The below image is a Google Image based on a geocode of the 'area' and is NOT necessarily a picture of the location. Click and move the image to see more of the surrounding area.

Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Respond Now at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Chicago Heights Resources

FoodIllinois Food Banks & Soup Kitchens

Find Food Banks & Soup Kitchens

SheltersCook County Homeless Shelters

See All Shelters in Cook County

HealthFree Dental Care Clinics

Find Free Dental Clinics

HealthFree Treatment Centers

Find Free & Low Cost Drug Rehab and Alcohol Detox Treatment Centers

Homeless News

Post

McDonald's $1 Menu Helping The Homeless Survive

The Homeless Shelter Directory would like to give a great thank you to the people of McDonald's for providing your one dollar menu.

In our recent survey asking the homeless how they... [read more]
Post

Homeless Population Statistics In Florida

According to WPEC channel 12 West Palm Beach, the current Florida homeless population is 43,000.

They also reported the Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast homeless population is... [read more]
Post

Louis Armstrong Park Homeless

Guest article from Peter J. Hatas in response to the New Homeless Article

In 2004 I traveled to... [read more]

Facebook