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What we do


North Side Housing & Supportive Services has operated our Emergency Shelter since 2011. Our staff provides inclusive, life-saving and person-centered services for over 300 men each year. We are proud to be one of the few shelters in Chicago that operate 24 hours a day for 365 days a year.  We serve up to 72 men at one time and provide showers and the following services:

List of supports: Closing closet, shleter for 72 men, 365 days a year, financial coaching and employment assistance, 3 meals a day, mental and medical health services, resources and referrals
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The shelter collaborates with its long-time partner  2 Li'l Fishes in providing hot, filling lunches for our residents and community 6 days a week.

Who we serve

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Need help?

If you're interested in residing at the men's Emergency Shelter, please call 3-1-1 for a referral. 

Once you have the referral you can come by the shelter located at:


5300 S Pulaksi Rd

Chicago IL 60632

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