Lincoln Park Community Services - Homeless Shelter
600 W Fullerton Pkwy
Chicago, IL - 60614
Chicago homeless shelter for men and women.
LPCS Waiting List
There is a waiting list for Lincoln Park Community Services. After completing an intake appointment, a person will have their name placed on the waiting list and they will be asked to call each week until there is space available in the program. Once admitted, there is no time limit for length of stay, as long as an individual is making progress toward their goals and following all rules and requirements.
To join the waiting list for the Interim Housing Community at LPCS individuals must attend our Community Engagement Program (CEP) held on Sunday afternoons. At CEP there are LPCS intake appointments as well as basic services. CEP is held each Sunday at St. Paul's UCC at 645 W. Fullerton beginning at 1:30 pm, except for holidays. Please line up for entry to CEP by the tall black iron gate
The Lincoln Park Community Shelter (LPCS) is comprehensive social service agency serving adult men and women who are experiencing homelessness. Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, the LPCS has been providing shelter and other basic needs to our homeless neighbors for 25 years. Today, the LPCS provides interim housing, meals, and a targeted array of social services to over 300 people each year.
Interim Housing Community
The Interim Housing Community serves up to 35 guests each night year-round - 24 men and 11 women. In addition to meals and safe living space, the Interim Housing Community provides storage space, showers, and laundry facilities for guests. The average length of stay is three months, although there is no time limit as long as guests are making progress toward their goals. Last year, the LPCS provided safe, structured interim housing and three nutritious meals per day to over 260 guests.
There is a waiting list for this program. After completing an intake appointment, a person's name will be placed on the waiting list and s/he will be asked to call each week until there is space available in the program. Once admitted, there is no time limit to length of stay, as long as a person is making progress toward goals and following all rules and requirements.
To schedule an intake appointment, call (toll-free) 1-877-204-5624 on Monday at 10 am to 12 noon . All of our intakes take place the following Saturday at our Community Engagement Program.